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Western Region Economic Development Virtual Export Meeting

13 Sep 2021 11:11 AM | Anonymous

You are invited to WRED's Virtual Export Meeting

When: Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 3-4:30 PM Central

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Topic:  Export Services: Available, Understandable and Reasonable

Exporting expands market potential.  New customers, new income and new information can add more income to your business and the local economy.   The North Dakota Trade Office, the Montana Department of Commerce  and the United States Department of Commerce have programs, often with funding, to help you enter or increase international business. In just over one hour, learn about export assistance programs and grants from export experts.    This interactive Zoom meeting will be a benefit to anyone thinking of exporting, currently exporting or working with exporters.


Jiwon Kim, North Dakota Trade Office, International Business Executive

Drew Combs, North Dakota Trade Office, Executive Director

Heather Andrea Ranck,  U.S. Commercial Service Office Director North Dakota and Global Rural Team Leader

Angelyn DeYoung, Montana Department of Commerce

Carey Hester U.S. Commercial Service Office Director Montana

Kevin Christensen, Palmer Bit Company, Exporter

Cherie Harms,  Leonardite Products, Exporter


3:00-3:05          Introduction of speakers and WRED
                                Cherie Harms

3:05-3:25         STEP Grants North Dakota and Montana
                               Jiwon Kim, Drew Combs and Angelyn DeYoung

3:25-3:45          North Dakota Trace Office
                                Jiwon Kim and Drew Combs

3:45-3:50          Introduction of USCS
                                Kevin Christensen

3:50- 4:15         USCS and RAISE
                                Heather Ranck and Carey Hester

4:15-4:30          Wrap up and questions

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