Local Events for East Tennessee:

Understanding the Export Landscape – Morristown

You are cordially invited to participate in the upcoming Regional International Export Seminar hosted by First Tennessee. Speakers will offer multiple perspectives on export topics from federal and state issues to financial and logistical concerns. Join us for an informed discussion on export matters that will help you clarify your business strategy in this important industry.

Topics / Speakers:

INTRODUCTION/CLOSING REMARKS - Rosemary Wigington, President First Tennessee Bank Morristown/Dandridge

WHAT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PROVIDES TO EXPORTERS - Robert Leach, U.S. Dept. of Commerce Export Assistance Center (Knoxville)

TENNESSEE’S SERVICES TO EXPORTERS - Jens Frederiksen, State of Tennessee Economic and Community Development

THE ROLE OF FREIGHT FORWARDERS AND KEY SHIPPING CONSIDERATIONS - Martha Taylor, John S. James Co.

EXPORT PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSOCIATED RISK - John Gurney, First Tennessee Bank

BENEFITS AND USE OF FOREIGN TRADE ZONES - Mark Canty, Tri-Cities Regional Airport

LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR EXPORTERS - John Scannapieco, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2014

7:30 AM - 1:00 PM Continental breakfast & lunch will be included.

THE COUNTRY CLUB, INC.

1635 Doyal Drive Morristown, TN 37814

RSVP to Karen Bolton by August 11th at kmbolton@ftb.com or 423-254-6209

For More Information: Please contact Robert Leach at Tel: 865-545-4637 or e-mail: Robert.Leach@trade.gov