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How to Make Exporting Easier and Profitable:

Export Documentation & Payment Methods Seminars

Gain an in-depth understanding of the requirements for selling and transporting goods to foreign buyers.

featuring speaker Ric Frantz, CEO and Co-Founder of LR International Inc., Chicago, Illinois

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Morris University Center
Mississippi/Illinois Rooms

Session 1: INCOTERMS & Payment Methods

8:30am - 12:00pm

(includes continental breakfast)


  • An overview of the export process
  • International trade terms (INCOTERMS)
  • International methods of payment
  • Risk mitigation
  • Letter of Credit transactions

Session 2: Export Documentation & Compliance

12:30pm - 4:00pm

(includes luncheon)


  • An overview of the export process
  • Export documentation
  • Role of banks, freight forwarders, & Customs brokers
  • Export compliance
  • Risk management, insurance, & carrier liability

Click here for the event flyer.

Video: Where Will Your Next Customer Come From?

 Video: Strategies for Growth
Exporting Opportunities

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The Illinois SBDC International Trade Center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville as a service to Illinois small businesses

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