Forsyth Tech To Host Workshop On Trade & Exporting For Small Businesses Looking To Expand Into International Markets

(Winston-Salem, NC) – The N.C. Department of Commerce has announced that Forsyth Tech will host a workshop on international trade and export opportunities for small businesses on Wednesday, April 16 from 1 – 4 pm at the Forsyth Tech Small Business Center, 4255 N. Patterson Avenue, in Winston Salem.

The workshop is being presented as an initiative between North Carolina’s International Trade Division (ITD) and the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC). It is part of an educational series being held in locations across western North Carolina entitled “Global Appalachia Eye Opener Workshops.”

Representatives of small businesses looking to sell their products in international markets are welcome to attend. The workshop is free.

Attendees are asked to RSVP to by Tuesday, April 15.

The workshop will consist of a customized look at innovative businesses located in the Appalachian region and will provide small business attendees the opportunity to learn about the resources available to them through ITD.

During the workshop, attendees will also receive one-on-one consulting with international trade experts where they can explore individual business goals and objectives and export strategies.

About Forsyth Tech

Forsyth Tech ( provides students with flexible educational pathways to a competitive workforce for the community and global economy. The college offers associate degrees, diplomas and certificates in more than 200 programs of study, including programs that promote personal and professional development through non-credit courses and seminars, as well as customized training for business and industry. Forsyth Tech is the fifth largest community college in North Carolina and serves more than 35,000 students with approximately 1,500 full and part-time faculty and staff.