21 OCTOBER 2021 3:00PM - 4:30 PM

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21 OCTOBER 2021 3:00PM - 4:30 PM

Cross-border payments are changing rapidly! Learn how recent innovations in cross-border payments and foreign exchange can help bring speed and transparency to create a competitive advantage for your business. This webinar on Thursday, October 21, 2021, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. will cover:
  • Tracking payments in real-time
  • How to see bank deducted fees or exchange rates on converted funds
  • New real-time fraud tools such as Stop and Recall
  • How FX Rates are quoted and FX spreads
  • How to invoice in local currency (FX) while mitigating currency risk
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Pat Weaver is a Senior Consultant with Western Union Business Solutions. With 30+ years of international banking and capital markets experience with several large commercial banks, Mr. Weaver is a frequent subject matter expert speaking on foreign exchange and international risk management. He is the Treasurer of the NC District Export Council and the Carolina World Trade Association. He enjoys using his experience to help his clients grow and manage their international business.
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Michael Salerno is Vice President of Global Banking at First National Bank in Omaha, Nebraska where he manages a diverse portfolio of corporate and correspondent bank customers. Mr. Salerno specializes in providing foreign exchange and international payment solutions for financial institutions. He is Treasurer of the National Association of District Export Councils (NADEC).

Let's Increase DEC Member Engagement!

Attention DEC Chairs:
The National Association of District Export Councils (NADEC) wants to partner with local DECs to help promote your DEC events to the broader DEC community! Please send NADEC@usaexporter.org information on your webinars and other training events at least one month in advance so we can include your event on the NADEC website, in the NADEC Update enewsletter, and on the NADEC social media. If you need any assistance in putting together a DEC webinar, NADEC would be pleased to assist you with our NADEC Zoom platform and other technical assistance as needed.

NADEC WEBSITE INITIATIVE: NADEC would like every local DEC to have its own presence on the worldwide web! NADEC is providing 2 options to local DECs to develop a cost-effective website. Funding assistance is available. If your local DEC does not have a website and would like further information on this initiative, please contact Shawn Levsen, NADEC Chair or Anne Burkett, NADEC Communications Officer.

NADEC is offering local DECs several benefits to facilitate DEC Member Engagement. Local DECs can take advantage of a 40% discount using Constant Contact to communicate with their members. Local DECs can to sign-up through this URL:https://go.constantcontact.com/signup.jsp?pn=nadec [go.constantcontact.com].
Please contact Anne Burkett for further information.

In order to get the broadest exposure for NADEC's communications on social media, we encourage NADEC members and members of the individual District Export Councils to include your DEC membership on your LinkedIn profile to heighten the visibility of the faces of trade!
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Carolina World Trade Association

Founded in 1964, CWTA is a chapter of the North Carolina World Trade Association (NCWTA), which promotes growth of trade between North Carolina and the world by providing education and networking opportunities for our global ecosystem.

As a business-driven non-profit organization, CWTA’s mission is to promote, foster and encourage international commerce success and expand economic growth in the Carolinas region. We do this by:
  • Advocating the interests of businesses engaged in international trade on local, regional, state, and federal levels;
  • Educating businesses and their employees to the resources, issues, policies, and practices within international trade;
  • Promoting regional assets and opportunities for expanding inbound and outbound international commerce; and
  • Celebrating the successes of international trade in the region.


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