Ohio DEC - A Gateway for Ohio Companies and Export Businesses

The Ohio District Export Councils created this website to give export companies an all-inclusive resource for international trade events in the Ohio and Northern Kentucky regions. This calendar contains training opportunities, geo-political events, and networking opportunities for not only Ohio companies, but those in the Northern Kentucky region, as well. We welcome you to our website and encourage your participation in the listed events.

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Renaissance Cincinnati Downtown Hotel 36 East Fourth Street
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OPIC Expanding Horizons: A Seminar for Small Businesses Entering Emerging Markets

Event Start Date: 8/18/2017 9:00 AM

Event End Date: 8/18/2017 12:00 PM

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This half-day seminar provides companies with information about the various products and services offered by the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC). OPIC helps small and mid-sized businesses gain footholds in emerging market countries and expand their business overseas. OPIC provides financing options, political risk insurance, and support for private equity. During this seminar you will learn how OPIC can help your business finance overseas projects, protect yourself against political risk, hear success stories, and learn how to start working with OPIC today!

WHEN: Friday, August 18, 2017

WHERE: Renaissance Cincinnati Downtown 36 East Forth Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

HOW MUCH: Registration is FREE.

This is a unique opportunity to learn about:
How expanding overseas can benefit your business at home
U.S. government programs offering assistance to small and medium-sized enterprises planning to go global Political risk insurance and how it can protect your business
Accessing capital for your projects OPIC's special finance products for small businesses

Seminar topics include:

An Introduction to OPIC
Overview of OPIC and how it helps small business access international markets

OPIC Finance
Learn about eligibility requirements, available funding options, and loan terms OPIC

Political Risk Insurance
Discover how political risk insurance can protect your business

Getting Started with OPIC
Learn how to apply, access available resources, prepare your proposal, and more.

For more information about the workshop, including the agenda and instructions on how to register, please visit www.opicevents.com.
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Each DEC has approximately 30 members, at least half of whom are exporters. Members also include export trading or management company representatives; bankers; international lawyers and accountants; freight forwarders; and others whose profession supports the U.S. government’s export promotion mission.

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