November 2, 2012 - 8:30 - 10:00 a.m. | The Washington Post, 1150 15th Street NW
Small business exporting is increasingly important to the health of the economy -- according to the SBA, 97 percent of all U.S. exporters are small to mid-size businesses. How do businesses that want to enter or expand their exporting secure working capital to do so? How does a small business set up the infrastructure needed to meet exporting needs? Washington Post Live gathered small business owners who have successfully entered the export industry, the lenders that make it possible, and the government officials who assist in the process to speak to our audience about the business opportunity of exporting.
Tansey on why small businesses should exportAccording to Charles Tansey, senior Vice President for Small Business Outreach of the Export-Import Bank, the world loves American products.