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Global Trade Finance Workshop

Global Trade Finance Workshop

Learn how to:

  • Analyze and understand your financial capacity for trade finance.
  • Determine the best method of payment for international transactions. Weigh the pros and cons of cash-in-advance and open accounts.
  • Consider letters of credit and documentary collection options.
  • Manage export working capital to meet growing customer demand.
  • Utilize export credit insurance to gain and retain foreign customers.
  • Leverage overseas private investment in foreign direct investment.

The SBTDC Global Trade Finance Workshop is designed to help you gain the know-how to improve your firm’s cash flow cycle, profitability, and competitive advantage globally. Exchange your thoughts and ideas with savvy business owners, trade finance experts, and Certified Global Business Professionals experienced with managing the business side of exporting.

SBTDC’s team of CGBP professionals will be available by appointment for confidential, one-on-one meetings with registrants to discuss their unique market development and trade finance needs.

This workshop costs $65. Register here.

Partner Event— FTPC member discount to attend – see below link

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REGISTER NOW and JOIN Triangle BABCNC, OWIT-GT, and CBA-NC for the 4th Annual International Summer Social “Economic Development & Emerging Issues in North Carolina” panel discussion. This program will be held on Thursday, June 8th at 5:30 -8:00 PM at Research Triangle Foundation, 12 Davis Drive, RTP, NC.

During the June 8th program, hear comments from Leslie Boney, Director, Institute for Emerging Issues, NC State University and Mike McIntyre, Senior Advisor & Director of Government Relations, Poyner Spruill and former Congressman of North Carolina’s Seventh Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Additional panelists to be announced.

There will also be a lively Q&A session following the panel discussion. Arrive early for the pre-event networking session and stay afterwards for the closing reception with delicious hors d’ oeuvres and beverages provided courtesy of the host organizations.


5:30 – 6:00 PM Registration and Pre-event reception
6:00 – 7:15 PM Panel Discussion and Q&A
7:15 – 8:00 PM Post-event networking reception


Thursday, April 6th
“Tartan Day NC – Celebrating Scottish Heritage in North Carolina”

NC Museum of History
10:00 AM
5 East Edenton Street – Raleigh, NC
For more information & Ticket purchase

Tuesday, April 18th
Triangle BABCNC Networking Social at Tra’Li

Brier Creek, Raleigh
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Thursday, April 20th
Partner Event: Women Leading Transformation

OWIT-GT Welcomes Fran O’Sullivan, GM, Global Operations, GBS at IBM
Research Triangle Foundation, RTP, NC
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

May 10-11, 2017
BABC Annual Transatlantic Conference

“Navigating the New World”
Evolving Opportunities as the US, Canada and Europe absorb changes
in the realities of economies, trade, borders and governance
Location: Chicago, IL
To register visit the Conference Website
Early-bird registration deadline March 31st!

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