Santa Rosa, CA – April 15, 2013 – The Sonoma County Economic Development Board and the United States Department of
Commerce will host a first of its kind export seminar in Petaluma.
The seminar will be held:
- Export University
- Thursday May 9, 2013 – 8:00 am
- Rooster Run Golf Course
2301 E. Washington
Petaluma, CA 94954
- (707) 565-7170
- (707) 565-7231
Sonoma County Board of Supervisors Chair, David Rabbitt; who will address
seminar attendees, said, “Exports are a key economic opportunity for the North
Bay region as we continue down the path to recovery. Companies that develop new
markets overseas could be well-positioned to expand their operations and create
North Bay companies must have the needed tools to expand their sales
globally. Through this event, the Sonoma County Economic Development Board (EDB)
will provide practical training designed by the U.S. Commercial Service and
Department of Commerce.
The Seminar will clearly explain the requirements to expand sales into
foreign markets through the “Export University” format, the leading provider in
the United States of export training and education. The curriculum will include
Export Logistics, Trade Financing, Global Marketing, and U.S. Government export
Such training is vital for companies looking to leverage economic recovery by
expanding their markets to the growing Asian, African and South American
markets, among others.
Advanced registration is $45 and
closes May 6th. More information is available on the EDB’s website at: SonomaEDB.org.