Upcoming Events & Seminars

Grow Your Business Internationally: A Free Half-Day Export Workshop

Date: Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Time: noon-5:00pm
Location: Lacey Timberland Library

For Questions Contact Lisa White at Lisa.White@sba.gov

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EFACW Event: Export to Canada

Sponsored by the Export Finance Assistance Center of Washington
Date: Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Bellingham, WA 98225

Join the Export Finance Assistance Center of Washington and Port of Bellingham in this half-day seminar to hear why Canada is an attractive and top destination for Washington State exporters and learn how to successfully export to Canada.

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Speakers:

Sharon Sappington, SBDC Western Washington Export Center

Bob Deane, U.S. Commercial Service

Tom Roehl, Western Washington University

This training is in part sponsored by Port of Bellingham and funded in part through the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) Grant awarded by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

For questions contact Zara Castillo at zara.castillo@efacw.org

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/export-to-canada-tickets-36920528294

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EFACW Event: Expand Your Export Opportunities with Trade Finance Expert, Yuki Fujiyama

Sponsored by the Export Finance Assistance Center of Washington
Date: Thursday, September 14, 2017
Time: noon - 3:30
Location: World Trade Center- 2200 Alaskan Way #410, Seattle, WA 98121
Cost: $15.00

Improve your company’s cash flow cycle, profitability, and competitive advantage globally with Yuki Fujiyama, a nationally recognized trade finance specialist from the U.S. Department of Commerce. Exchange your thoughts and ideas with business owners, trade finance experts and Certified Global Business Professionals.

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Cost includes lunch and all reference materials

Yuki Fujiyama is a trade finance specialist with the Office of Financial Services Industries in the International Trade Administration under the U. S. Department of Commerce. In this capacity, he works with commercial financial institutions where he helps to increase access to working capital, trade credits and financing for U.S. exporters, especially small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and their foreign buyers. In addition, Yuki serves as a member of the U.S. Department of Commerce liaison team to the U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank) and analyzes annually over 100 Ex-Im Bank financing proposals that support approximately $41 billion in U.S. export sales in markets or terms deemed too risky for commercial lenders to consider.

Mr. Fujiyama is the author of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Trade Finance Guide: A Quick Reference for U.S. Exporters—a concise and easy-to-understand guide designed to help U.S. exporters, especially SMEs, quickly learn how to get paid from export sales.

This training is funded in part through the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) Grant awarded by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/expand-your-export-opportunities-with-trade-finance-expert-yuki-fujiyama-tickets-36901722044

Export Finance Assistance Center of Washington
Westin Building Exchange, 2001 6th Avenue, Suite 2600, Seattle, WA 98121 US
47.614353 -122.338864
Phone: (206) 256-6115