A Seminar to Help Grow Your Export Sales
ATLANTA, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Start the summer with a plan to take your agricultural products internationally. With the help of the Georgia Department of Agriculture, Office of International Trade and the Southern U.S. Trade Association (SUSTA) you can learn how!
The Georgia Department of Agriculture, Office of International Trade is here to help Georgia agriculture companies learn the process of international trade and increase their exports to foreign markets. SUSTA is a non-profit organization that helps small companies in the southern U.S. promote products overseas. To lessen the risks of international marketing, SUSTA offers a range of services to producers, manufacturers and distributors of U.S. food and agricultural-based products.
On Monday, June 27, 2011, SUSTA and the Georgia Department of Agriculture, Office of International Trade will offer a FREE Export Seminar in Atlanta. Companies that wish to learn about export opportunities and international trade resources here in Georgia are encouraged to attend! Presenters include: SunTrust Bank, the SBDC International Trade Center, the Atlanta Export Assistance Center and the USDA. Presenters will discuss export financing, marketing research resources, and government loan programs for exporters. Southern U.S. Trade Association (SUSTA) representatives will distribute information on how a company can receive up to 50% reimbursement on expenses, participate at trade shows, trade missions, and expos in foreign markets at a low cost, meet one-on-one with foreign buyers, and access valuable market research.
In order to participate in SUSTA programs, companies must:
- Have a product that is at least 50% U.S. agricultural origin
- Label the product as "Product of the USA" or "Made in the USA"
- Be "small" according to Small Business Administration guidelines
To attend our FREE Export Seminar in Atlanta, Georgia, email the Georgia Department of Agriculture, Office of International Trade at [email protected] to receive a registration form or call us at (404) 656-3740.
For more information on this event or other SUSTA programs, visit www.susta.org.