August Export Workshop in Cedar Rapids


The International Traders of Iowa – Eastern Iowa Chapter (ITI-EIC) will present “Financial Tools for Success: An Export Workshop” on Tuesday, August 8, 2017.  The workshop will be held at the PCI Community Room, 202 Tenth Street SE, Cedar Rapids.  Registration begins at 8:00 am.

The event is open to all interested individuals and businesses, and will be a great opportunity to learn more about successful financial management to enhance international marketing efforts and effective risk management for international transactions.

Topics of interest to CEOs, CFOs, and other members of corporate management as well as front-line operations staff will include business development and strategic growth planning, capital planning & budgeting for international growth, and due diligence analysis, in addition to an in-depth workshop on establishing successful letters of credit.

Presenters include:

Dr. R. Don Keysser, CM&AA, Managing Principal, Hannover, Ltd.  Dr. Keysser has over 35 years of experience as an investment banker, business finance consultant, and international trade consultant. Through Hannover Ltd, Dr. Keysser’s team provides business finance consulting services, corporate and project financing services, M&A, and international trade expansion between the U.S. and the EU, working primarily with small to medium size privately held companies, in various technology sectors.

Ms. Catherine J. Petersen, International Consultant and Principal of C J Petersen & Associates, LLC.  Ms. Petersen consults and instructs in the areas of Incoterms® rules, export and import documentation, free trade agreements, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the U.S. classification, managing forwarders, brokers and carriers, and letters of credit.

For additional information about, and to register for, this event please visit the ITI website at: