Thursday, November 8
2 - 4 p.m.
1 Session


College of Lake County
1120 S Milwaukee Ave., Room V328
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061

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Illinois Small Business Development
and International Trade Center
at the College of Lake County 

Sponsored by:


Export Payments, Financing and Foreign Exchange

Learn the fundamentals of trade finance so you can turn your export opportunities into actual sales and receive payment on time for them.  We will discuss the risks in international trade, Incoterms, and in detail, payment terms and methods such as Commercial Letters of Credit. You will gain knowledge in export financing, the basic concepts of foreign exchange and billing customers in U.S. dollars versus local currency. You will also learn how to design a foreign invoice in the buyer’s currency.

About your instructors:

Angie Kappel, CTP, Vice President
Foreign Exchange, Associated Bank, NA
Angie is responsible for developing foreign exchange solutions for companies in the Midwest.  She has over 20 years of experience in foreign exchange payments and risk management experience.

Paul Eversman, Vice President
Foreign Exchange & Trade Finance, Associated Bank, NA
Paul is responsible for developing foreign exchange and trade services solutions for Associated Bank’s clients in the Midwest. He brings over 35 years of experience to Associated Bank's client base.

The Illinois Small Business Development & International Trade Center is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), and the College of Lake County as a service to small businesses. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested in advance. To make arrangements please contact us at (847) 543-2033 or TDD: (847) 223-0134.