Showing posts from October, 2013

Risk Management Seminar

by Cody Richard, Intern
As part of our annual  "Bringing the World to YOU!"  on September 20th s in Lancaster we offered a  "Managing Trade Payments and FX in Global Markets", which was presented by Amy Sahm, Senior Vice President and Manager of Fulton International Group.
The numerous topics discussed in Ms. Sahm's presentation included:
Risks of international tradeAdvantages and disadvantages of paying with foreign currencyCurrent market trendsTips for avoiding fraudulent paymentsIn-depth analysis of the Middle Eastern marketsValuable trade statisticsAnalysis and overview of the finer points of Foreign ExchangeHedging tools Great information was shared by all who participated in the presentation and there were many topics discussed. All attendees learned something new from the presentation and developed a clearer understanding of the management processes and activities of conducting foreign exchange in Middle Eastern markets.
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"Bringing the World to YOU!" Recap

Posted by Cody Richard, Intern

Our 15th annual "Bringing the World to YOU!" event was held on September 20th at the Best Western Premier Eden Resorts & Suites in Lancaster.  In this event we hosted several representatives from Pennsylvania's overseas trade offices and offered regional companies the opportunity to meet one-on-one with the State's trade reps. We look forward to this event each year, despite the fact that it involves a great deal of pre-event planning and post-event follow up and at times resembles speed-dating, but in the end everyone involved has a good time and establishes great contacts for overseas trade.  Pennsylvania's trade reps are a great group of individuals who are fun and easy to work with in a business or casual setting.  This event has no shortage of smiles and laughter. Here are this year's event numbers: 

·104 attendees ·23 overseas trade representatives ·30 different companies ·152 meetings between companies and trade representat…