SHAHEEN TO HOST GRANITE STATE EXPORT FORUM

March 17, 2010

(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen will host the Granite State Export Forum on Wednesday, March 31 from 8:30 -10:30 a.m. at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College.  The event is free of charge and registration opens at 8:00 a.m.

This unique forum will include a panel discussion featuring Shaheen, representatives from federal and state trade organizations, and small business leaders on the resources available to help small businesses explore export opportunities and expand into new markets.  New Hampshire trade officials report that export activity supports more than 40,000 jobs in New Hampshire.  Panelists and attendees will be able to meet and network following the program. 

 

Individuals who would like to attend should RSVP to rsvp@shaheen.senate.gov or contact Senator Shaheen's Manchester office at (603) 647-7500.

 

WHAT:                 Granite State Export Forum hosted by U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen

WHO:                   U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen

Jeanne Hulit, Small Business Administration, Region I Administrator

Jim Cox, United States Commercial Service, Northeast Regional Director

Bruce Drossman, Export-Import Bank, Northeast & Mid-Atlantic Business Development Officer

Dawn Wivell, New Hampshire International Trade Resource Center, Director

Jenny Houston, Warwick Mills, Vice President, Business Development

WHEN:                 Wednesday, March 31st

Registration opens at 8:00 a.m.

WHERE:               New Hampshire Institute of Politics

Saint Anselm College

100 Saint Anselm Drive

Manchester

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