Virginia International Business Council


An Open Conversation with Export-Import Bank: Learn about tools available to small businesses to expand overseas sales.

  • February 22, 2017
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Omni Hotel, 100 S. 12th Street, Richmond, VA


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Enabling International Trade Success Since 1948™


Join us at our Monthly Luncheon Program on February 22nd for:


An Open Conversation with Export-Import Bank:  Learn about tools available to small businesses to expand overseas sales. Come prepared to ask questions and learn more about EXIM resources.


Featured Speaker:   Regina Gordin, Export-Import Bank

Regina Gordin works at Export-Import Bank as Deputy Managing Director of Small Business. She has extensive experience in export finance, having worked for Broad Street Capital Group, Wachovia, and others.  Ms. Gordin will share an overview of EXIM products that help increase exports, mitigate risk, and promote growth for small businesses.   She will provide tips on how to effectively engage EXIM Bank and an update on the EXIM organization. Program will be interactive – questions are welcome.


Details:  Wednesday, February 22, 2017 

11:45am - 12:00pm:  Registration & networking

12:00pm - 1:30pm:      Luncheon Meeting and Program


Venue for this Luncheon Meeting:

Omni Hotel, 100 S. 12th Street, Richmond, VA


Cost:   Early registration [by February 15th, 2017]: 

$25 for VAIBC members

$35 for Non-members


Registration after February 15h, 2017:  $35 Members, $45 Non-members


Register online:


About the speaker: Regina Gordin joined the Export-Import Bank of the United States in November of 2009 and is the Deputy Managing Director of the Bank's Small Business Group.  Prior to joining the Bank, Regina spent seven years as Senior Vice President at Broad Street Capital Group, where she originated and managed a wide variety of international project finance and export finance transactions. Before joining Broad Street she was a VP and Senior Financial Advisor at Wachovia, The Bank of New York and Merrill Lynch's Private Client Group. Regina holds a BBA in Finance from The Wharton School and an MSOD in Global Management and Leadership from the School of Arts & Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania.


The Virginia International Business Council, Inc. (VAIBC™) was established in 1948, and it has had a distinguished history as a membership organization serving businesses engaged in or pursuing international trade and the wide range of professionals in the public and private sector that facilitate and enable international trade.  Our monthly luncheon programs provide networking and educational opportunities vital to success.  We also periodically conduct special workshops featuring experts in the field on topics we believe to be especially timely and vital to our members, as well as several annual special events, which have historically included our December holiday party and spring golf outing.   We actively support other Virginia trade organizations and events, and provide scholarships and other outreach to Virginia colleges and universities.  For more information, please contact us:






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