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Export 101 – Spring 2019

April 25 @ 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 covered include:

  • overview of export process
  • role of a freight forwarder/customs house broker
  • modes of transportation
  • HTS codes
  • required documents for international shipments
  • advantages and disadvantages of international payment methods
  • importance of currency exchange
  • tax implications
  • export licenses
  • anti-dumping
  • IP concerns
  • importance of contracts
  • identifying best markets
  • language and cultural considerations



Kelly Butterfield, Founder, Butterfield International Compliance and Consulting, LLC

Susan Giffard, Senior Vice President and Director of Treasury Management, Camden National Bank

Adrian Kendall, Esq., Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany, Norman Hanson DeTroy

Stefano Tijerina, PhD, Maine Business School, University of Maine





Space is limited. Advance registration is requested.

MITC Members:  $35 

Non-Members:  $45

Thank you, Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce for hosting this training!
We are pleased to offer the $35 registration fee
to Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce Members.




Our hosts at the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce recommend parking in the Abbot Square Lot or The Garage at Pickering Square (First 2 hours in the Garage are free.).


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.


April 25
8:30 am - 11:30 am


Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce
2 Hammond Street, Suite One
Bangor, ME 04401
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