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Export 101 – Portland 2019

October 24 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am

Is your company new to exporting?
Do you have new employees who would benefit from a better understanding of the export process?

This half-day seminar provides fundamental information, best practices, and realistic advice for success in international trade.

Our expert speakers will cover the essentials for exporters in each of the four pillars of international trade – logistics, finance, legal, and marketing – with plenty of time for Q&A.

Topics include: the role of a freight forwarder/customs house broker; required documents for international shipments; advantages and disadvantages of different international payment methods; legal concerns and basic contractual requirements; identifying the best overseas markets; and developing a market entry strategy.


Space is limited. Advance registration is required.

MITC Members:  $35

Nonmembers: $45


Directions and Parking Information

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Cheryl Rau at (207) 541-7400, if you require accommodation.


October 24
8:30 am - 11:30 am


Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine
88 Bedford Street
Portland, ME 04104
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