7 Sep 2017 - 08:15 am to 7 Sep 2017 - 04:00 pm

Boise

Agenda For Export Excellence 2017 Session One

8:15 Coffee & Snacks Available

8:30 Welcome, Introductions & Review of the Day’s AgendaAnn Edson, Stone & Associates

8:40 Strategies, Practices and Mindset of Successful Exporters (part I)

    • Ann Edson, Stone & Associates

9:30 Exercise #1 – Export Strategy (Elevator Pitch)

10:05 Break

10:20 Strategies, Practices and Mindset of Successful Exporters (part II)

    • Ann Edson, Stone & Associates

11:15 Exercise #2 – Defining Your Obstacles & Risks

11:40 Export Growth Plan Process

  • Ann Edson, Stone & Associates

11:50 Lunch

12:30 Export Financing

    • Gary DeGrange, Zions Bank

1:15 Break

1:30 Export Logistics
–   Steve Mitchell, FedEx

2:15 Break

2:30 Round Robin On-on-Ones (15 min each w 5 min break/travel)

Market Research, Target Market Selection, Manufacturing & Innovation

USEAC: Market Research, Target Market Selection, Export Assistance Services

State Trade Office: Market Research, Target Market Selection, Export Assistance Services

Idaho Dept. of Agriculture: Market Research, Target Market Selection, Export Assistance Services

TechHelp MEP Center: Manufacturing Issues, Product Design, Development, Production, Packaging, Quality & Certifications

3:40 Stretch Break

3:45 Meet with Coach & Interns to Review Export Growth Plan Template and Next Steps

4:30 Topics for Next Session / Instructions for Work Between Sessions
4:45 Adjourn