Manufacturing Month 2021 Spotlight on Manufacturing Webinar Series

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Discover Federal Resources to Grow Your Export Sales

Looking to build your bottom line through new export sales? Please join us in recognizing Manufacturing Month 2021 with a series of virtual roundtables featuring accomplished small business manufacturers and experts. Hear their secrets and insights to help you grow your company’s international sales. 

This month-long series of free webinars will provide an overview of federal government tools, resources, and services available to support U.S. companies of all sizes. They also will feature U.S. small businesses explaining how they worked with multiple government agencies to successfully boost their international sales.

With more than 95 percent of the world’s consumers living outside the United States, the focus will be on assisting U.S.-based companies tap into the global marketplace to expand their business and confidently export worldwide.

Webinar Series:

Manufacturing Day Celebration

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EST

This webinar, celebrating Manufacturing Day, will provide an overview of federal resources available to assist U.S. manufacturers as they begin or expand exporting their products. It will feature a panel discussion with three small businesses who have effectively tapped federal government export assistance to achieve global market success.

Early-Stage Manufacturers

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EST

This webinar will explore the idea phase, commercialization, and global growth journey of early-stage manufacturers. It will feature small businesses who have effectively tapped federal government resources available to help identify export markets and international customers.

Trade Finance Tools

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EST

This webinar will discuss finance challenges and solutions available to U.S. manufacturers. It will include a panel discussion with public- and private-sector partners about ways to ensure businesses have the working capital needed to fulfill sales orders as well as the export credit insurance needed to protect themselves against buyer nonpayment while also having the ability to offer favorable credit terms.

Supply Chain Solutions

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EST

This webinar will feature a discussion facilitated by the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) focused on supply chain solutions for small and medium-sized manufacturers. Seasoned manufacturers will discuss how to improve operations, reduce costs, and mitigate risk through effective supply chain management.

Celebrando el Mes de Fabricantes

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EST

This Spanish-language webinar, in collaboration with the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), will feature Hispanic-owned manufacturers sharing their export success stories. It will also include federal agency representatives outlining export promotion resources.

Este seminario web, en colaboración con la Cámara de Comercio Hispana de E.E.U.U., presentará fabricantes de propiedad hispana que contarán sus historias de éxito de exportación. Además, incluirá representantes de agencias federales que compartirán recursos disponibles de promoción de exportación.