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2018 Export Business Forums

In partnership with SCORE Chicago, the Illinois Small Business Development Center Network and First American Bank, SBA is proud to host a morning of panel discussions on issues confronting exporters as they try to grow their international sales.

With panelists representing lenders, tax and accounting advisory services, logistics, international credit insurance providers and small business assistance organizations, the event offers an opportunity to learn more about important topics for any exporter. The agenda will also include time to meet with panelists and discuss your individual circumstances and network with other attendees.

Two Convenient Dates to Choose from:

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Harper College - Wojcik Conference Center
1200 W. Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL 60067

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AGENDA

7:30 – 8:20 AM Registration & Breakfast

8:20 – 8:30 AM Welcome / Opening Remarks

8:30 – 9:15 AM Financing Export Growth & Securing Payment

Panelists:
Daniel J. Pische, Senior Vice President - First American Bank
Andrew Jeanblanc, Broker - JLT Specialty USA

9:15 – 9:30 AM Q&A / Networking Break

9:30 – 10:15 AM Controlling the Export Process

Panelists:
Derek S. Weber, Senior Tax Manager - Plante Moran
Ursula Wegrzynowicz, Manager - LR International

10:15 – 10:30 AM Q&A / Networking Break

10:30 – 11:00 AM Small Business Assistance Providers

11:00 – 11:45 AM Networking & Meeting Export Service Providers

           

Thursday, March 29, 2018

MRA Conference Center
N19W24400 Riverwood Drive
Waukesha, WI 53188

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AGENDA

7:30 – 8:20 AM Registration & Breakfast

8:20 – 8:30 AM Welcome / Opening Remarks

8:30 – 9:15 AM Financing Export Growth & Securing Payment

Panelists:
Daniel J. Pische, Senior Vice President - First American Bank
Bruce Glaub, Principal - Trade Acceptance Group

9:15 – 9:30 AM Q&A / Networking Break

9:30 – 10:15 AM Controlling the Export Process

Panelists:
Erika I. Stefanski, Senior Director - RSM US, LLP
Duncan Stocks, VAT Principal - RSM US, LLP
Ursula Wegrzynowicz, Manager - LR International

10:15 – 10:30 AM Q&A / Networking Break

10:30 – 11:00 AM Small Business Assistance Providers

11:00 – 11:45 AM Networking & Meeting Export Service Providers

These events are free but space is limited. Register today!

Questions? Email Exports@FirstAmBank.com.


SBA’s participation in this Cosponsored Activity is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any Cosponsor or other person or entity. All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Dennis Foldenauer at 312.953.8054.

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