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Seminar teaches local business to expand globally

World Trade Center Charleston is hosting an International Finance Seminar. (Source: Pixabay) World Trade Center Charleston is hosting an International Finance Seminar. (Source: Pixabay)
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

World Trade Center Charleston (WTCC), a division of the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, is hosting an International Finance Seminar.  

This is an effort to educate local businesses on how to expand their customer base and conduct global sales. 

Wednesday, March 16 
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce
4500 Leeds Avenue
Suite 100 
North Charleston
 
Experts will explain how to finance exports, insure international receivables, secure letters of credit and reduce the cost of exchange rates.  The seminar will cover the Export-Import Bank, a resource that assists in financing the export of U.S. goods and services to international markets.  The Export-Import Bank supports 17,000 jobs through 72 companies within South Carolina.
 
Experts will include: Andrew Collins, managing partner for Bannockburn Global Forex, LLC; Marris Ellison, principal for Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice; Dan Holt, international finance specialist for the U.S. Export Assistance Center; and Sharyn Koenig, managing director of the eastern region for EXIM Bank.
 
The seminar, which is part of WTCC's efforts to expand export activity in the Charleston metro, is open to both Chamber members and non-members. Cost for members is $20 pre-registration and $25 day-of registration. Non-member pricing is $40 pre-registration and $45 day-of.
 
Visit this website for more information.  

You may also contact Pennie Bingham, WTCC executive director, at pbingham@charlestonchamber.org or 843.805.3073.

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