SD International Trade Center Export Awareness Workshop to Come to Pierre Thursday



PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre will host an event called the South Dakota International Trade Center Export Awareness Workshop tomorrow. The workshop is being sponsored by the Pierre Economic Development Corporation and various state and federal agencies. The workshop will begin at noon at the Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce and will last an hour-at the most. Lunch will be provided. There will be a short video welcome from Governor Dennis Daugaard and testimonials from Donna Henschel who co-owns Tower Stools Company in Faith and Jerry Kroetch, President/Owner of Scotchman Industries in Philip. Afterward, there will be a short overview by representatives of the South Dakota International Trade Center, Small Business Administration, Governor’s Office of Economic Development, U.S. Department of Agriculture and South Dakota Small Business Development Centers. Representatives of the agencies will be on hand to help companies in assessing and starting the process of exporting their products. For more information on the workshop, contact PEDCO Executive Director Jim Protexter at 224-6610.

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