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RSCCD's Orange County Small Business Development Center Offers Amazon/E-Commerce Workshop, June 19


(Santa Ana, CA) -- Rancho Santiago Community College District’s Orange County Small Business Development Center (OC SBDC) is offering an Amazon/E-Commerce workshop on June 19. The “Going Global on Amazon: International Marketplace and More” workshop is open to the public.

Featuring Amazon and other cross-border, business-to-consumer experts, the workshop will cover such topics as:

    • How to Expand and Grow Cross-Border Sales
    • Global Fulfillment Strategy
    • Door-to-Door Delivery to Customers Worldwide
    • How to Deal with Multi-Channel Global Sales, B2C Direct and Distributors
    • Other International E-Commerce Platforms
    • Website Global Checkouts and Foreign Tax Compliance

Workshop speakers include:

    • Joshua Halpern, Getting to Global
    • Ryan Mulvany,
    • Tony Michalski, U.S. Commercial Service
    • Tawnee Steinke, Zonos
    • Martin Selander, SBA, Orange County U.S. Export Assistance Center
    • Paul Duncan, EXIM Bank

“Cross-border online sales will reach $1 trillion by 2020, however, 74% of merchants are not prepared to service their top markets,” said OC SBDC’s International Trade Consultant Karen Scuncio. “Participants will gain valuable insights on how to tap into global markets via e-commerce and learn actionable growth-strategy takeaways.”

The event is June 19, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the Garden Grove Community Meeting Center, 11300 Stanford Ave., Garden Grove, CA 92840. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. and networking opportunities are available from 12:00 noon to 12:30 p.m. Registration is $25 and can be completed prior to the event at: (search for Going Global on Amazon). For questions, please call (714) 564-5200.

About the Orange County Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
The SBDC has helped stimulate economic growth in Orange County since 1991 by providing small business owners and entrepreneurs with no cost consulting services, a wide variety of training opportunities and access to an extensive network of resources. Every year the organization assists more than 1,000 clients and provides business workshops to thousands of attendees across Orange County.

About Rancho Santiago Community College District
Santa Ana College and Santiago Canyon College are public community colleges of the Rancho Santiago Community College District, which serves the residents of Anaheim Hills, Orange, Santa Ana, Villa Park, and portions of Anaheim, Costa Mesa, Irvine, Fountain Valley, Garden Grove, and Tustin. Both colleges provide education for academic transfer and careers, courses for personal and professional development, and customized training for business and industry.

Contact: Karen Kalil

Phone: (714) 371-6783