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Export Documentation Seminar Offered to NH Businesses

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

The New Hampshire International Trade Resource Center will host a seminar titled “Export Documentation” on December 14th from 9 am to 12:30 p.m. at 172 Pembroke Drive in Concord. Registration and breakfast will begin at 8:30am.

exportingThe seminar is designed to help those who are considering exporting their products, and answer questions such as: How do you ensure that your products get from your facility to your customer without any issues? What about getting paid? Do you know what forms you need to fill out, and how? Packaging, labeling, documentation and insurance are crucial to a successful interaction with international customers.

Speakers will include Jeanette Reed of Evolutions in Business, a firm that specializes in training companies in export regulatory compliance, and Cal Clucas of Dachser USA, one of the world’s largest freight forwarders.

The half-day seminar will cover everything businesses need to know to handle the logistics of exporting, including proper documentation; Automated Export System (AES) Filing Mandate; government-required recordkeeping; Incoterms 2010 (note that new changes are effective 1/1/11); methods of payment; the Denied Persons List (DPL) and Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) lists; determining the Export Control Classification Number (ECCN); classifying products (Schedule Bs, Harmonized Tariff Schedule, ECCN); commercial invoices; bills of lading; certificates of origin; and the role of the freight forwarder.

To register and pay online, go to http://www.exportnh.org/registration.aspx. To register and pay by check (payable to SNHU/IIB), mail your check to: ITRC Seminar, PO Box 1856, Concord, NH 03301-1856. For questions, call Ellie White at 603-271-8444 or email ellie.white@dred.state.nh.us.

Free NH Export Controls Seminar Scheduled

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

The New Hampshire International Trade Resource Center has announced that it will join with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration Customs Enforcement/Homeland Security Investigations Division and St. Anselm College to host a seminar titled “New Hampshire Export Controls” on December 9th at the NH Institute of Politics on the campus of St. Anselm College, 100 St. Anselm Drive.

exportThe seminar, free to participants, is designed to provide manufacturers, distributors, retailers and exporters of commodities and technologies controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) an opportunity to learn about export controls. Both private industry and government officials will address the group about specific topics dealing with export controls, licensing and compliance.

Participants will learn about ITAR and EAR, and will be able to pose questions to regulating U.S. government officials. They will also learn from actual case examples why export controls are so important, how foreign entities and terrorists attempt to violate them and how to determine if an export license is required prior to the export of a product to overseas markets.

The seminar will also serve as a forum, offering businesses the ability to network with others facing similar export controls challenges.

Participants will receive a certificate of accomplishment at the conclusion of the seminar from the Resident Agent in Charge, Immigration Customs Enforcement/Homeland Security Investigations, Manchester.

To reserve your seat, RSVP by email to Ellie White at ellie.white@dred.state.nh.us.

ITRC to Present Seminar on Doing Business in India

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world with a steady 9% growth rate. The need for products and services is at high demand due to the growing middle class, making it a great time to enter or expand into the Indian market.

india-flag1That’s why the New Hampshire International Trade Resource Center (ITRC), in partnership with Southern New Hampshire University, is offering a seminar, “Doing Business in India,” on Tuesday, November 16th from 9am to 12pm at its headquarters at 172 Pembroke Road in Concord.

“This is an opportunity for companies to gain an edge over the competition by learning ways to negotiate and create successful partnerships, while the economic relationship between the U.S. and India is growing,” according to ITRC International Training Manager Ellie White.  “The seminar will include background on Indian culture and history, a look at India’s future, strategic and practical considerations of doing business in India, as well as industry trends.”

According to White, the fastest growing industries in India include aerospace and defense, airport and ground handling, computers and peripherals, education services, electric power and transmission equipment, food processing, medical equipment, mining and mineral processing equipment, oil and gas field machinery, pollution control equipment, retail and franchising, telecommunications equipment, textiles, machinery and water.

Speakers will include Atul Sheth, president of Global Service Resources, LLC, and Chetan Chaudhari, vice president of the India Association of New Hampshire, an organization founded in 1989 to serve the needs of New Hampshire’s Indian community. A native of India, Atul Sheth has assisted a number of leading U.S. companies in creating successful partnerships with Indian businesses; and he can offer valuable insights into both the U.S. and Indian business cultures.

The cost for the seminar is $35 per person, including breakfast. Register online at http://exportnh.org/calendar/registration.aspx. For questions, contact Ellie White at 603-271-8444 or ellie.white@dred.state.nh.us.

White Named International Training Manager

Monday, October 25th, 2010

The New Hampshire Division of Economic Development announced today that Ellie White has been hired as International Training Manager as part of the state’s International Trade Resource Center.

ITRC International Training Manager Ellie White

ITRC International Training Manager Ellie White

In this role, coordinated through a partnership with Southern New Hampshire University, White will be responsible for organizing educational seminars for New Hampshire companies on various international trade topics. 

“With New Hampshire export numbers continuing to rise, it is vitally important to provide our companies with the most up-to-date information and training,” New Hampshire Division of Economic Development Interim Director Roy Duddy said. “Ellie White, a skilled professional with varied international experience, is the perfect person to lead our educational efforts and help local firms find success in the international marketplace.”

White previously served as Product Marketing Manager at Transparent Language, Inc. where she was responsible for managing the creation of foreign language learning software including localization and product marketing needs.

White brings to the International Trade Resource Center a wealth of international experience she gained through living, traveling and studying abroad. In addition to English, White is fluent in German and Russian, and has conversational knowledge in Mandarin Chinese and French as well as basic communication skills in various other languages. She received her B.A. in International Studies from the University of Maine at Farmington with concentrations in Business/Economics and Chinese/French as well as a minor in Political Science.