In an effort to emphasize the importance exporting can have on the sustainability and growth of local businesses, the Initiative Foundation is hosting “Exporting Basics and Beyond: Giving Businesses Solid Steps to Go Global” 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 12 in Little Falls.
After a keynote address by Katie Clark, Minnesota Trade Office executive director, participants will receive information about the planning and financial resources that public and private organizations offer, related to exporting. After a networking lunch, participants will hear from a panel of area business leaders that have successfully expanded into international markets. Dr. Earl Potter, St. Cloud State University president and Initiative Foundation trustee, will provide closing remarks and panel moderation.
Business leaders who are interested in exploring exporting or want to learn about the resources that are available, are encouraged to attend. Registration is $45 and includes lunch and materials. To register visit: www.ifound.org or contact Sharon Gottwalt at 320-632-9255 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline to register is October 5.