In recognition of “Manufacturing Month 2021,” the Export-Import Bank of the United States is presenting a series of free webinars throughout October featuring small business manufacturers and experts who will share their secrets and insights to help you grow your company’s international sales.
The webinars will provide an overview of federal government tools, resources, and services available to support U.S. companies of all sizes. They also will feature U.S. small businesses explaining how they worked with multiple government agencies to successfully boost their international sales.
Thursday, October 7, 2021 • Time: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST
This webinar will explore the idea phase, commercialization, and global growth journey of early-stage manufacturers. It will feature small businesses who have effectively tapped federal government resources available to help identify export markets and international customers.
Trade Finance Tools
Thursday, October 14, 2021 • Time: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST
This webinar will discuss finance challenges and solutions available to U.S. manufacturers. It will include a panel discussion with public- and private-sector partners about ways to ensure businesses have the working capital needed to fulfill sales orders as well as the export credit insurance needed to protect themselves against buyer nonpayment while also having the ability to offer favorable credit terms.
Supply Chain Solutions
Thursday, October 21, 2021 • Time: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST
This webinar will feature a discussion facilitated by the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) focused on supply chain solutions for small and medium-sized manufacturers. Seasoned manufacturers will discuss how to improve operations, reduce costs, and mitigate risk through effective supply chain management.
Celebrando el Mes de Fabricantes
Thursday, October 28, 2021 • Time: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST
Este seminario web, en colaboración con la Cámara de Comercio Hispana de E.E.U.U., presentará fabricantes de propiedad hispana que contarán sus historias de éxito de exportación. Además, incluirá representantes de agencias federales que compartirán recursos disponibles de promoción de exportación.
This Spanish-language webinar, in collaboration with the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), will feature Hispanic-owned manufacturers sharing their export success stories. It will also include federal agency representatives outlining export promotion resources.