Port of South Louisiana Co-Hosts Exporters Forum

McAllister & Quinn client Port of South Louisiana, along with the World Trade Center of New Orleans, Greater New Orleans, Inc., and the River Region Chamber of Commerce, hosted the Global Outreach for U.S. Exporters Forum on October 29, 2014, to assist exporters in understanding how the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) and other governmental programs and resources can help increase their international sales. Participants attended discussions in which panelists described how their companies use these programs to grow their business, and agency officials explained how their products and services can help business owners expand their export opportunities.

About the Initiative

Global Access is an initiative by the Ex-Im Bank dedicated to increasing the number of businesses exporting goods and services to maintain and create U.S. jobs. Global Access is supported by a variety of businesses, financial and government partners, including the Commerce Department, U.S. Trade Representatives, Small Business Administration, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), PNC, Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, HSBC Bank USA, N.A., The Wall Street Journal, and FedEx.

The Exporter Forum is a sponsored event designed to assist exporters in understanding how the Ex-Im Bank and other governmental programs and resources can help increase their international sales.