On June 20, 2019, Jennifer Grady, Esq. will be speaking at the Export Trade Assistance Partnership Program 2019 (ETAP) Session on International Shipping and Legal Issues covering export distribution considerations for US companies exporting abroad. This event is sponsored by the U.S Small Business Association and the Riverside County Economic Development Agency Office of Foreign Trade. Jennifer will speak with company owners about which visa options are best for bringing talent from abroad to the US, and will give tips on sending employees abroad.
The other speakers in this session are Ken August of August Law Group, on International Export Agency & Distribution Agreements, and Margaret Brunk of BGI Worldwide Logistics on the fundamentals of export logistics. ETAP is hosted and produced by the Riverside County Economic Development Agency Office of Foreign Trade in a five-part weekly series lasting from May 30, 2019 through June 27, 2019 at the Rustin Conference Center in Riverside, CA. Tickets are available on Eventbrite.
Other sessions throughout the cover a range of topics including global business opportunities for small business, market research and cross-cultural communication, international trade finance and methods of payment, and e-commerce. Every session is moderated by Paul Smith, a District International Trade Office for the U.S. Small Business Administration.
This partnership is designed as a training program for business executive focused on building strategies, providing insights, and creating a network aimed at building sales on a global scale. The program is designed with those that are looking at export as a way to build their business specifically in mind. The course also aims to provide state and federal agency resources on financial management and marketing growth as a means for business to expand internationally.
Attendees will receive a completion certificate at the end of the training program.
The Riverside Economic Development Agency Office of Foreign Trade has hosted ETAP bi-annually for the past several years. The Office of Foreign Trade represents international trade, development, and foreign investment within the County of Riverside.
To sign up for this presentation, buy tickets here.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Jennifer A. Grady, Esq. founded the law firm of The Grady Firm, P.C. in 2012 with a passion for helping domestic and international clients achieve the American Dream. The Grady Firm’s attorneys provide holistic support to foreign business owners expanding their operations to the U.S. in the areas of business, employment, and immigration law. With offices in Beverly Hills, Irvine, and San Diego, CA, the firm’s California-licensed attorneys can practice immigration law in all 50 U.S. states.
Ms. Grady lectures extensively throughout the United States, Canada, Chile, and Argentina on business and immigration law topics in both English and Spanish.
As outside corporate counsel to multi-national companies, Ms. Grady develops global relocation strategies, teaches employers how to become compliant with California employment law, and assists them with hiring, disciplining, and terminating employees. She also provides on-site, classroom-style leadership and sexual harassment training, and is a certified mediator. Ms. Grady is fluent in Spanish, serves on the Board of Directors of the California Employers Association, and has founded several education scholarships. She enjoys working with her “neighbors to the north,” and enjoyed her fifth business trip to Canada.
SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT
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