Ready, Set, Export!: Seminars aim to help Whatcom business in search of new markets

The Washington Small Business Development Center and the International Trade Alliance, along with a group of other companies and organizations, have developed a program to help small to medium-sized Whatcom County business looking to generate sales to new markets.

The two organizations are joined by the Western Washington University SBDC, Moss Adams, Dorsey & Whitney LLP, US Commercial Service, Pacific Customer Brokers, Expeditors International, Export Finance Assistance Center and the Department of Commerce.

Those interested can attend the “Ready, Set, Export!” seminar from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on either Wednesday, June 27 or Thursday, June 28 at Moss Adams in Bellingham.

Topics covered will include tax considerations, financing, logistics, international marketing and certifications, intellectual property, risk and expansion.

Pre-registration is required for the seminar. The cost is $75 and includes lunch. There will also be a free reception at Jalapenos Family Mexican Restaurant on June 28, hosted by Moss Adams.

Registration information is online at

For questions about course content, call the International Trade Alliance at (509) 413-1470.

For general registration questions, contact Cindy Doyle at 509-358-7890 or


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