Trade Finance: How to get paid, access financing, and mitigate risk when selling overseas
Tuesday, June 14, 2011 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (PDT)
Join us prior to the Bothell Biomedical Device Innovation Zone’s Washington State Biomedical Device Summit as John Brislin and Natalie Campbell from the Washington State Export Finance Assistance Center discuss ways for exporters to ensure payment and access financing of overseas sales, while maintaining competitiveness in a global market.
Who Should Attend?
Professionals who work for medical technology companies in the areas of regulatory affairs, marketing and business development, finance and operations, program planning, engineering, and manufacturing. Executives and managers from other industries may benefit from this presentation.
About Our Presenters
John Brislin joined the Export Finance Assistance Center of Washington as President and CEO in May 2010. A graduate of Boston University’s School of Management, John has over 24 years of international banking experience. He has worked for Bank of Boston in Trade Operations and Union Bank in Trade Operations ascending to the role of Operations Manager. Most recently, he was a Global Trade Sales Officer covering Trade Finance and Ex-Im Bank Programs for the Pacific Northwest Region at Union Bank. John sits on the Board of the World Trade Center Tacoma and the World Trade Club of Seattle. He also participates in the Washington District Export Council.
Natalie Campbell joined the Export Finance Assistance Center of Washington as an Export Finance Program Manager in August 2009. Natalie graduated from the Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations at Seton Hall University and also studied at the University of Alicante in Alicante, Spain. Prior to joining EFACW, Natalie’s experience with trade and international relations included the Washington State Department of Commerce International Trade and Economic Development Division, the U.S. Export Assistance Center of New York, and the Seattle World Affairs Council.
About This Seminar Series
This presentation will be the first of the upcoming "Navigating the International Highways and Byways of Medical Technology series of public seminars. Visit the UW Professional & Continuing Education website for more information.
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