SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fred P. Hochberg, the chairman and president of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) and Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-9) will host an exporter forum in Scottsdale on Friday, May 31. More than 100 local small business owners are expected to attend. This event will include industry, academic and government experts who will help local businesses get the inside knowledge they need to maximize their exporting opportunities and increase sales.
Friday, May 31
8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Arizona State University SkySong
1475 North Scottsdale Road
About US Ex-Im Bank:
Ex-Im Bank is an independent federal agency that helps create and maintain U.S. jobs by filling gaps in private export financing at no cost to American taxpayers. In the past five years (from Fiscal Year 2008), Ex-Im Bank has earned for U.S. taxpayers nearly $1.6 billion above the cost of operations. The Bank provides a variety of financing mechanisms, including working capital guarantees, export-credit insurance and financing to help foreign buyers purchase U.S. goods and services.
Ex-Im Bank approved nearly $35.8 billion in total authorizations in FY 2012 – an all-time Ex-Im record. Ex-Im Bank's total authorizations are supporting an estimated $50 billion in U.S. export sales and approximately 255,000 American jobs. For more information, visit www.exim.gov.
SOURCE Export-Import Bank of the United States