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SBA Holds 7th Annual Export Lenders Roundtable

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Monday, April 14, 2014
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David Hall (202) 205-6697

WASHINGTON – SBA Export Lenders from across the country gather annually to discuss portfolio performance, share best practices and get acquainted with new agency programs and policies.

The SBA 7th Annual Export Lenders Roundtable will take place Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at the Ronald Reagan Building &International Trade Center, in Washington, D.C.

The event will feature panel discussions on a new initiative to encourage lenders to provide financing to exporters in their communities, to loan program changes that affect all SBA lenders, tips, insights and FAQs from experienced Preferred Lender Program lenders for the Export Working Capital Program.

The roster of speakers and panelists includes Luz Hopewell, Deputy Associate Administrator, Office of International Trade; Patrick Kelley, Deputy Associate Administrator, Office of Capital Access; Dennis Chrisbaum, Director, International Trade Finance, Office of International Trade; James Burrows, Vice President, Small Business Division, Ex-Im Bank; and Chantal Wittman, Vice President, MB Financial from Chicago, among other experts.

Also, awards will be presented to the top two SBA export lenders for their outstanding performance in providing financing to small business exporters during 2013.

What:                SBA 7th Annual Export Lenders Roundtable
When:               Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Where:              Ronald Regan Building/International Trade Center
                          1300 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C.
Registration:     Same day, on site from 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

See the full agenda at http://www.sba.gov/content/7th-annual-lenders-roundtable-0
For more information on the Export Lenders Roundtable, contact: danielle.wilsey@sba.gov


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