September 15, 2023

Sedalia, MissouriSept. 15, 2023 – The Missouri Small Business Development Center (MOSBDC) at State Fair Community College is pleased to host the fall West Central Region International Trade Seminar Nov. 1 in Thompson Conference Center in Heckart Science and Allied Health Center on the Sedalia campus. A barbecue lunch will be provided at 11:15 a.m. and the program will begin promptly at 11:30 a.m. The seminar will conclude at 1 p.m.

This seminar is for businesses that are new to international trade and those already in the export business that want to expand into new markets. Presenters will discuss up-to-date insights into international markets and industry opportunities. Topics and speakers included are as follows:

                  The LearningForce at SFCC – Amy Jackson, executive director

                  Missouri Small Business Development Center – Leslie Fischer

                  Trade Adjustment Assistant Center – Donna Porch

                  Missouri Department of Economic Development – Mitch Rademan and Olivia Ross

                  U.S. Commercial Service – Nathalie Scharf

The cost to attend is $12 per person, which includes lunch. To register, go to  For more information, please contact Kelly Asbury, SFCC’s MOSBDC director, at or (660) 596-7350. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.

The Missouri SBDC at State Fair Community College is made possible by a funding partnership through the federal Small Business Administration, the University of Missouri Extension and State Fair Community College’s The LearningForce.

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