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May 20, 2004
CONTACT: Tom McLaughlin
Office of University Relations
908-737-NEWS (6397)

Kean University Seminar Will Solve Mysteries of International Trade

UNION, N.J. – The Small Business Development Center of Kean University will present a workshop, titled
De-mystifying International Trade
, on Thursday, June 17, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at The Incubator,
320 Park Ave., Plainfield, 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.
The workshop will focus on such topics as exporting and importing; market research and planning; methods of receiving payment, such as letters of credit; international-trade resources, including financing programs; and freight forwarding and customs brokerage.

This workshop is co-sponsored by the UCEDC and the Service Corps of Retired Executives.
There is a fee of $15 per person or $20 for two, which includes literature. 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.