Reminder: Export Opportunities Are Available for Your Business
Attend Events on Tuesday, March 13, to Learn More
BOWLING GREEN, KY--U.S. Congressman Brett Guthrie, the U.S. Commercial Service, Western Kentucky University and the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce will host events on Tuesday, March 13, to highlight exporting opportunities for South Central Kentucky businesses.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
News Conference: 10 a.m.
No-Cost Informational Session: 10:30 a.m. (Please RSVP)
One-on-One Meetings with U.S. Commercial Service: By appointment
Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce (710 College Street)
The U.S. Commercial Service is the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration. U.S. Commercial Service trade professionals in over 100 U.S. cities and in more than 75 countries provide services and support to increase exports of U.S. goods and services and support job growth.
The news conference will publicly acknowledge the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce as a supporter of the U.S. Commercial Service's efforts to promote greater awareness of exporting. Congressman Brett Guthrie, U.S. Commercial Service leaders, and representatives from the Chamber and WKU will participate in the news conference.
Informational Session - No Cost to Attend!
Learn about Exporting 101 and find out the answers to questions like: How can the U.S. Commercial Service benefit your business? What steps do you need to take to begin exporting? Is there financial support for businesses that want to begin exporting? The U.S. Commercial Service representatives will talk about the first steps in building an export business and will give information about funding opportunities, like STEP grants. Please RSVP by clicking the Register Now button on this webpage.
Schedule a time to meet individually with a U.S. Commercial Service representative. This is your opportunity to talk in further detail about your exporting opportunities. Contact Economic Development Coordinator Betty Martin (firstname.lastname@example.org) to reserve your appointment.
About the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce
Incorporated in 1935, the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce is a 5-Star Accredited Chamber by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and was named the 2009 Chamber of the Year by the American Chamber of Commerce Executives. As the fourth largest chamber in Kentucky, the Chamber serves as a premier business advocate for its more than 1,300 partners and is the driving force for economic development in South Central Kentucky. Its primary goals are to promote growth and success in the business community, reaching its small business partners and those in large industries alike. With leadership programs, governmental relations projects, educational initiatives and involvement opportunities, the Chamber aims to support the community and its neighbors in order to enhance the business climate and continue to grow the region.