Exporting Workshop at Kettering

— Even the smallest businesses can become exporters, whether low tech or high tech, products or services. And with 96% of the world’s customers located outside the United States, it is more important than ever for businesses to learn how to become part of the global economy.

“Think Global – 2nd Annual Export Basics Conference” will be held on Thursday, November 18, 2010, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Kettering University. Hosted by the Region 6 office of the Michigan Small Business and Technology Development Center, this workshop will explore the benefits, logistics, and financial issues related to exporting. The workshop features experts from the U.S. Department of Commerce, U. S. Commercial Service, and business speakers experienced in various aspects of exporting including Richard Corson, Director of the U.S. Export Assistance Center.

The workshop fee is $40 and includes a box lunch. Advance registration is required by November 15 and is available online at www.misbtdc.

Details: 810-762-9660. — G.G.

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