Go Global with Export Assistance

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Name: Go Global with Export Assistance
Date: January 29, 2020
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM PST
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

Do you run a small business? Are you  looking for ways to grow your business?  Join us for a free workshop to learn about export planning, government-guaranteed export finance programs, and export assistance resources available to WA state businesses 
 

PRESENTERS:  ELLIE HE and LEE GIBBS

ELLIE HE:  As an International Trade Business Advisor at Washington Small Business Development Center, Ellie participates as a working member of the Washington Export Outreach Team (WEOT), a collaborative team of local, state, regional, and federal export assistance agencies that helps Washington state companies sell internationally. Ellie's background includes marketing roles at small businesses as well as global business development roles at K&L Gates, an international law firm. She also previously worked in international education in China. Ellie received her MBA from Pennsylvania State University and her M.A. in Communication Studies from the University of Montana. She is bilingual in English and Chinese Mandarin.
 
LEE GIBBS:  Lee Gibbs is the Export Finance Manager for the SBA Office of International Trade covering the Pacific Northwest area. He joined the SBA in January of 2016. Prior to that Lee had been with Zions bank for approximately 17 years utilizing the SBA  International Finance Programs and helping the Bank to become the Export Lender of the year nationally at one point. Lee also received the SBA Export Financing Pioneer Award. He has over 40 years of experience in Agricultural, Commercial, and SBA lending and he has a strong understanding of the practical application and use of all the SBA Export Loan Programs. He works with both Banks and Small Businesses in helping them to understand and use the Government Guaranteed Loan Programs to grow their International Market Opportunities.  
 
 

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Location:

Renton Chamber of Commerce
625 S 4th St
Renton WA 98057    

Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
11a - 12:30p
Lunch & Learn
Contact Information:
Diane Dobson
Fees/Admission:

$15 for Chamber Member Lunch and Learn (must be pre-registered)
$20 for nonChamber Member Lunch and Learn (must be pre-registered)
$0 to attend without lunch

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