logo sm

Email Print

Event Calendar

Event 

Title:
Global Connect: Arizona Trade Finance Seminar
When:
February 21 2014  8.30am - 6.00pm
Where:
Thunderbird School of Global Management - Phoenix
Category:
FCIB Live Events

Description

 AZ trade eventcalendarpgs

replay newexhibitsspeaker bio newpresentationshighlights photos

 

 

Registration Fees

 

  • FCIB Members & Thunderbird Faculty/Alumni: $45
  • Thunderbird Students: $25
  • Non-Members/Other: $60

 

Where

Thunderbird School of Global Management, Yount Auditorium –Glendale, Arizona

Time

8:30am - 6:00pm EST

Registration Fees

 

Global Connect: Arizona Trade Finance Seminar is co-sponsored and presented by

  • Thunderbird School of Global Management
  • FCIB - Finance, Credit & International Business Association
  • Arizona District Export Council
  • Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • NACM of Arizona – Southwest Business Credit Services

In Partnership with

  • U.S. Department of Commerce
  • US Commercial Service
  • Minority Business Development Agency
  • Export-Import Bank of the United States
  • US Small Business Administration
  • USDA

 


 

The Global Connect: Arizona Trade Finance Seminar is

A Must Attend Event for Arizona Small and Medium-Sized Businesses, Especially Hispanic-Owned, That Are Interested in Entering, Growing, and Succeeding in Global Markets.

  • A Major Networking Occasion for Financial Institution Professionals Seeking to Expand Their Client Base by Supporting Regional Exports.
  • A Great Learning Opportunity for Students Interested in International Trade and Global Business.
  • Offered in Support of the Advancement of U.S. Hispanic-Owned Businesses in Global Markets.

 

Learn about

  • How to Get Paid from Your Export Sales
  • How to Access Export Working Capital and Trade Credit
  • How to Increase Export Sales while Reducing the Risk of Nonpayment by Your Foreign Buyers
  • How to Export and Get Paid in Foreign Currencies
  • U.S. Government Export Assistance Resources
  • Global Business Development Resources for Hispanic and Other Minority-Owned Businesses

 

Hear from the Experts

  • Thunderbird School of Global Management
  • FCIB - Finance, Credit & International Business Association
  • Arizona District Export Council
  • Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Phoenix MBDA Business Center
  • U.S. Government Export Promotion Agencies
  • Bank of Arizona/Bank of Oklahoma Financial
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • W.W. Grainger, Inc.
  • HUB International Insurance Service

 Agenda

  Yount Auditorium

 7:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast   
 8:30 am

Opening Remarks by the Master of Ceremonies

Yuki Fujiyama, ICCE, Trade Finance Specialist
Office of Financial Services Industries,
U.S. Department of Commerce

 8:35 am

Welcoming Remarks

Dale Davison, PhD, Dean of Faculty
and Interim Chief Academic Officer,  
       
Thunderbird School of Global Management

Marta Chacon, CICP, Director - The Americas
FCIB – The Finance, Credit & International Business Association

Karen Dickinson, Chair
Arizona District Export Council

Gonzalo de la Melena Jr., President
Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Lea Márquez Peterson, President
Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Richard Adams, President & CEO
NACM of Arizona – Southwest Business Credit Services

 9:00 am

U.S. Government Export Assistance Resources – Going Global Is Easier than You May Think!

Kristian Jon Richardson, Senior International Trade Specialist,
U.S. Commercial Service Arizona, U.S. Department of Commerce

 9:20 am

Export Success Stories – A True Inspiration for Those Considering Going Global

Tyler Dominique, President
FNT Fiber Network Tools

Gunnar Lars Light, President & CEO
Global Growth Strategies, LLC

 10:00 am

Morning Keynote Speech – Global Family Enterprises and U.S. Export Opportunities

Ernesto Poza, Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship
Thunderbird School of Global Management

 10:30 am Networking Coffee Break
 11:00 am

Methods of Payment in International Trade – Learn How to Get Paid from Export Sales

Vince Thelander, Senior Vice President/Senior Client Manager
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

 11:30 am

Bank as Your Global Business Partner – Learn How to Approachand Work with Banks to Enter and Grow in Global Markets

Craig Schurr, Adjunct Professor of Export and Import
Thunderbird School of Global Management

 12:00 pm

Networking Luncheon–Luncheon Keynote Speech–National Export Initiative

Hon. Ted Dean, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Services
U.S. Department of Commerce

Hon. Alejandra Castillo, Acting National Director
Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), U.S. Department of Commerce

 1:00 pm

International Credit Policy – Learn How to Assess Risks
and Extend Credit Terms to Foreign Buyers

Edwin Bell, PhD, CBA, ICCE, Senior Manager, National Credit
W.W. Grainger, Inc.

 1:30 pm

Export Credit Insurance – Learn How to Increase Export
Sales while Minimizing the Nonpayment Risk

Damion Walker, Senior Vice President Commercial Lines
HUB International Insurance Services

 2:00 pm

Foreign Exchange Risk Management –
Learn How to Export and Get Paid in Foreign Currencies

Marc Recht, Senior Vice President –
Foreign Exchange Sales Specialist
Bank of Arizona/Bank of Oklahoma Financial

Invited: David Ridgeway, Senior Vice President – Commercial Banking
Bank of Arizona/Bank of Oklahoma Financial

 2:30 pm Networking Coffee Break
 3:00 pm

U.S. Government Export Finance Programs –                        
Best Kept Secrets in the Federal Government

Chris Williams, Outreach Coordinator, Credit Programs/FAS
U.S. Agriculture Department

Marianne Hughes, Regional Director – West Region
U.S. Export-Import Bank

Pellson Lau, Regional Manager
U.S. Small Business Administration

 4:00 pm

Global Business Development Resources for Hispanic
and Other Minority-Owned Companies

David DeLeon, Business Consultant, Finance Specialist
Phoenix MBDA Business Center

Fernando Jimenez, Vice President - International                              Arizona Commerce Authority

Zulma Moore, Director of International Relations,
Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

 4:30 pm

Trade Finance & International Business Education and Resources

Marta Chacon, Director - The Americas
FCIB – The Finance, Credit & International Business Association 

 4:45 pm Question and Answer Session
 5:00 pm

Networking and One-on-One Counseling with speakers     
and participating organization representatives

One-on-One counseling (15 minutes each) is available both by
appointment and on a walk−in basis.

 6:00 pm Seminar Adjourns

 

EARN ICEUs

This event has approved ICEU points, which count toward ICCE accreditation/recertification. Participants will receive (6) education and (6) participation points for their involvement.


 

Co-Sponsored and Presented by

az sponsors

In Partnership with

az partnership

Venue

Venue:
Thunderbird School of Global Management   -   Website
Street:
1 Global Place
ZIP:
85306
City:
Phoenix
State:
Arizona
Country:
Country: us