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'Getting Paid for Your Exports' to Be Offered
Through UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education

RELEASED: Sept. 15, 2009

EAU CLAIRE — "Getting Paid for Your Exports: Payment Methods, Options and Resources" will be held from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Holiday Inn-Campus Area in Eau Claire. Designed for businesses with export operations, the program is sponsored by UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education, the Small Business Development Center and the Northern Wisconsin International Trade Association.

Featured program speaker Bruce Glaub has more than 16 years of experience in international trade. He is active in the international community as a previous board member of the Milwaukee World Trade Association, board member of Waukesha County Technical College's International Advisory Council and a member of the International Credit Executives. Bruce currently serves as vice president for M&I Bank Global Trade Services.

Up-to-date information on various methods of payments, along with their costs and benefits, will be provided from exporter and importer perspectives. Other topics to be covered include: overview and best practices in global trade payment methods; considerations in determining the appropriate method of payment for individual businesses; options available for export financing; considerations in determining the appropriate method of payment for individual businesses; and resources available, including the export working capital guarantee program and export credit insurance.

The cost to attend the conference is $79 per person. A reduced fee of $20 will be charged for students. The fee includes participant handouts, a poolside buffet lunch and Continuing Education units.

For more information or to register, contact Jim Mishefske at 715-836-5811, 866-893-2423, through the Wisconsin Relay System (711) or e-mail ce@uwec.edu. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance of the program.

The Small Business Development Centers are members of the Wisconsin Entrepreneurs' Network, a coalition of more than 100 partner organizations, which provides access to services for small businesses throughout Wisconsin.

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