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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 4, 2004
CONTACT: Tom McLaughlin
Office of University Relations
908-737-NEWS (6397)
E-mail: tmclaugh@kean.edu

Kean University Seminar Will Solve Mysteries of International Trade

UNION, N.J. – The Small Business Development Center of Kean University will present a free workshop titled Demystifying International Trade, on Thursday, March 18, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Elizabeth Public Library, 11 S. Broad Street, Elizabeth, N.J.

Roger S. Cohen, president of Cohen International of Old Tappan, N.J., and lead international-trade consultant for the New Jersey Small Business Development Center, will conduct the seminar, which is designed to help determine if entering international markets either as a buyer or a seller, is the right move for a company. This workshop, which is co-sponsored by the Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce and the Union County Economic Development Corp., will focus on such topics as exporting and importing; market research and planning; international-trade resources, including financing programs; and freight forwarding and customs brokerage.

Special arrangements for people with disabilities can be made upon request. Be sure to bring business cards and brochures for networking purposes. For further information or to register for the workshop, please contact Tyra Addison at (908) 737-5950.