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NJSBDC InternJune 12, 2019

Demystifying International Trade : How to Get Started, and How to Expand | Wednesday, June 26th, 2019

Demystifying International Trade

How to Get Started, and How to Expand

Instructor Roger S. Cohen


Is your business ready to leap into global markets?

Whether you are a buyer or seller, you must assess the opportunities and risks for your business in the global economy.
This workshop on the fundamentals of international trade will cover topics for both beginning and accomplished exporters and importers.
In this workshop, you will learn:
  • Exporting and importing, an overview
  • International marketing and sales methods
  • How to conduct market research
  • How to find customers
  • How to calculate your price
  • How to work with agents, representatives and distributors
  • How to get paid
  • Logistics, freight forwarding, customs brokerage
  • International trade resources


When: Wed, June 26th, 2019 @ 5pm – 7pm

Where: Ramapo College of New Jersey
505 Ramapo Valley Rd
Mahwah, NJ 07430


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Your Instructor: Roger S. Cohen, Lead International Trade Consultant for the NJ Small Business Development Centers (NJSBDC) and President, Cohen International. For over twenty years, Roger has helped clients develop all sorts of international business – from fine art, through currency printing machines, to xylophones and zebrawood. Roger is credited with initiating the project that brought the popular “self-sticking” postage stamp to the United States. Millions of tongues are now being spared the aftertaste of glue, thanks to Roger’s efforts.



Roger S. Cohen | | (973) 353-1927

starting Your Business

If you are planning on starting a small business, with the help of the small business association, we are here to make your small business dreams a reality.

Expanding Your Business

If you are an existing business with an annual revenue of $250, 000 to $1,000,000 and 5 -10 employees, we can help you expand your boundaries as a company, helping you grow your vision into a successful company.


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The New Jersey Sustainable Business program is funded by the USEPA, and is part of an EPA Region 2 Toxic Reductions initiative that also includes projects being conducted by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), and New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).

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