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Southeastern SBDC, St. Tammany EDF to host importing, exporting workshop

Contact: Tonya Lowentritt


     HAMMOND – A workshop on exporting and importing will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 10.  Hosted by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southeastern Louisiana University and the St. Tammany Economic Development Foundation, the “Introduction to Exporting and Importing” workshop will run from 9 to 11 a.m. at the St. Tammany Center on Koop Drive in Mandeville. 
     Ruperto Chavarri, certified global business consultant with Louisiana Small Business Development Center, will conduct the workshop. 
     The program will walk participants through the fundamentals of an international transaction, provide an overview of the basic export-import process and instill a sense of confidence about becoming successful in international trade. 
     Advance registration is preferred.  Cost to attend is $20.  To register, contact LSBDC Southeastern at, 985-549-3831 or

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