Hosted by the Delta Regional Authority, the full-day forum will take place at Southwest Tennessee Community College in Northeast Memphis, Tennessee. A detailed agenda will follow. This forum will help rural firms understand ways to grow their business by finding new customers overseas or selling more to their existing international customers. Attendees will hear from experienced local exporters and from local, state, and federal organizations about resources and opportunities to help rural companies meet their export objectives. U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker is invited to speak, along with Doug McKalip, Senior Policy Advisor for Rural Affairs for the White House Domestic Policy Council. DRA Federal Co-Chairman Chris Masingill will also participate. More information on the Made in Rural America initiative is available on the White House website at http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2014/02/07/fact-sheet-opportunity-all-establishing-new-made-rural-america-export-an The event is no charge and will include lunch.