0582-001 ITC ExportGA 2024

ExportGA 2024

Friday, August 23rd
$ 795.00
In Person
International Trade


Unlock global success: ExportGA 2024—where export-ready companies thrive, skills flourish, and international sales bloom.


ExportGA 2024 is an intensive four-session, 16-hour export training program which allows export-ready companies to develop trade skills. By utilizing these skills throughout the program, new international sales opportunities are identified. Companies accepted into the program will become skilled at finding profitable export markets, developing distribution channels, understanding foreign and U.S. regulatory issues, pricing and costing company products, submitting international quotations, processing accounts receivable and recognizing legal and cultural considerations. Each participating company will have access to its own international business student from the University of Georgia to help with research as well as working with export resource partners. 

Starts in 1 month!


  •  Identify potential foreign markets
  •  Understand international trade terminologies
  •  Work with export trade assistance partners in GA
  •  Develop foreign marketing strategies
  •  Determine financing and risk options for exports
  •  Understand international logistics terminology and obligations with usage


Friday, August 23, 2024
8:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Friday, August 30, 2024
8:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Friday, September 6, 2024
8:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Friday, September 13, 2024
8:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Friday, September 20, 2024
8:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Friday, September 27, 2024
8:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Friday, October 4, 2024
8:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Friday, October 11, 2024
8:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Friday, October 18, 2024
8:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Friday, October 25, 2024
8:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Friday, November 1, 2024
8:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Friday, November 8, 2024
8:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Friday, November 15, 2024
8:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Cost: $795.00
UGA Gwinnett Campus
2530 Sever Road NW
Lawrenceville, GA



Darrel Hulsey

Darrel Hulsey, Director of the UGA SBDC International Trade Center, previously worked for a large commercial bank serving in various lending and management positions. He also has experience as an independent financial consultant performing acquisition/merger, loan portfolio and credit system analysis for banks. Darrel works extensively in the following areas: international trade financing, trade risk mitigation, loan proposal preparation, financial analysis, business evaluations and alternative financing. He is a Certified Global Business Professional.  

Dimitris Kloussiadis

Dimitris Kloussiadis, a Senior Business Consultant with the International Trade Center, has over 28 years’ experience in international business, in both the public and private sectors. While in the private sector, he established an extensive network of international distributors and dealers in the Middle East and North African markets. Earlier in his career he owned an import business which marketed European and Asian products to US architectural and construction firms, and to major US department stores. 

Laurent Kahl


Laurent Kahl is an international trade consultant with the UGA Small Business Development Center. He has extensive private sector experience in the international trade field with over four decades working for both private and semi-government entities.

Mario Gonzalez

Mario Gonzalez, a Business Consultant with the UGA  SBDC International Trade Center, has over 18 years of combined professional experience in information technology, telecommunications, project management and international trade/business. Over the last 10 years, he has been responsible for sales and marketing, P&L management, as well as customer acquisitions and development for a wide variety of industries across the Americas (banking, utilities, software, telco operators, higher education, retail and government). This includes work with SMEs and multinational corporations.

Hosting Center: UGA Small Business Development International Trade Center
A Public Service and Outreach unit of the University of Georgia, funded through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All programs of the UGA SBDC are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Helen Sutherland at [email protected] or 678-985-6820