Texas Tech University Small Business Development Center Second Annual Big Country Export Finance Symposium
When: July 10, 2012, 8:00 AM to 12:30 PMLocation: 500 Chestnut, Suite 601 Abilene, TX 79602Contact Information: There is no charge for this seminar, but seating is limited. Please RSVP by Close Of Business Friday, June 29th by calling TTU-SBDC at 325-670-0300 or 888-670-0300Speakers/presenters areJack Rentz; P.E., President Rentech Boiler Systems, Inc., Abilene, TexasRick Schulze; Regional Manager, Export Solutions Group, SBAHarry A. Henson; Director, West Texas Export Assistance Center, Midland, TexasRoger K. Cunningham; President, United Risk Consultants, Dallas, TexasMichael Reeves; President, Ports-to-Plains Alliance, Lubbock, TexasDexter Sykes; Director of Rural Outreach, NWTSBDC Regional Network, Lubbock, Texas Discover how to use trade finance tools to win international sales and grow your business. Participants will learn how to secure export financing that are available from U.S. Small Business Administration and the Ex-Im Bank of the United States to expand their overseas business. You will also learn about the programs and services of the U.S. Commerce Department and the Small Business Development centers, in addition, learn about the importance of the Port-to-Plains Corridor, a vital system of highways stretching from Mexico to Canada. Plus network and learn of exporting opportunities from exporting experts in attendance.The seminar is designed for exporters and financial institutions that work with them.