Tuesday, February 21, 2012

EXPORT THIS! Event Held in Frederick County, MD

Frederick County, MD – February 16, 2012 - With a continued emphasis on business retention and outreach, the Frederick County Business Development and Retention Division (BDRD) partnered with Maryland/Washington, D.C. District Export Council to educate Frederick County companies on exporting.

EXPORT THIS, a program designed to show companies how they can increase their revenue and create jobs, was held in February with over 35 people in attendance. Executives from Maryland businesses and trade experts shared their knowledge on tapping into the global market and navigating the risks and the regulations and reaping the rewards of exporting.

Topics included: developing markets, financing, dealing with export controls, export assistance resources, regulatory hurdles facing exporting companies, logistic, customs and tariff challenges. The session included perspectives and case studies from experienced manufacturers, trade experts, regulatory, logistics and finance.

The Maryland/Washington, D.C. District Export Council, Inc. is one of more than 50 District Export Councils (DECs) throughout the U.S. The mission of the DEC is to promote US Exports from the Maryland/Washington, D.C. region. More information about the DEC may be found at www.mddcdec.com.

A video of the event is located at http://frederick.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?clip_id=3165.