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The Alabama Department of Commerce brings overseas and/or foreign buyers together with Alabama suppliers through the organization, promotion, and recruitment of Alabama companies to participate in: International trade missions, trade shows and exhibitions, and incoming trade missions. The Alabama Department of Commerce provides individual counseling and sponsors international trade workshops, seminars, and conferences on relevant international business topics. Maintains a statewide international trade database and publishes the Alabama Exporters Directory, Alabama International Trade Resource Guide, and The Year in Trade, which provides a statistical overview of Alabama’s exports and imports.
The Alabama Department of Commerce has an interest in this project because of its interest in ensuring a sustainable economic recovery which will be achieved in part through increasing U.S. exports. Participation in this project also furthers the Alabama Department of Commerce’s programs to encourage the economic growth of its members and other small and medium-sized enterprises.
Business Oregon works to create, retain, expand and attract businesses that provide sustainable living wage jobs for Oregonians through public-private partnerships, leveraged funding, and support of economic opportunities for Oregon companies and entrepreneurs. Business Oregon has an interest in this project because of its interest in ensuring a sustainable economic recovery which will be achieved in part through increasing U.S. exports. Participation in this project also furthers Business Oregon’s programs to encourage the economic growth of Business Oregon clients and other small and medium-sized enterprises.
The Greater Biloxi Economic Development Foundation (GBEDF) provides all phases of the management and marketing of entrepreneurial development programs along the Mississippi Gulf Coast including the management of a business incubator in Biloxi. The 58,000 square foot of business incubation space serves over 60 small business startup clients engaged in the technology, distribution, manufacturing and service sectors. The center is responsible for the determination, design and delivery of counseling, training and consulting services based on the changing needs of regional small business entrepreneurs. In addition, the foundation develops and manages sources for the funding of entrepreneurial ventures.
North Carolina’s International Trade Division at the North Carolina Department of Commerce has experts around the world to help companies grow internationally. The Division, through two domestic offices and seven foreign office locations, provides expert assistance to North Carolina firms seeking overseas market opportunities. Our experienced and multilingual Business Development Managers offer quality assistance and advice on exporting, and also specialize in specific industry sectors. Managers in Raleigh and High Point travel across the state and are available for consultations that can help you evaluate opportunities and enter unfamiliar global markets.
The North Carolina Small Business and Technology Development Center’s International Business Development (IBD) unit assists small and mid-sized businesses with exporting. Our IBD specialists are highly trained, Certified Global Business Professionals (CGBP) with extensive experience in international business development. Our goal is to provide export-related guidance and assistance to small and mid-sized businesses – enhancing their export success.
The Nebraska Department of Economic Development, Office of International Trade and Investment ("NDED"), works with existing and start up businesses to expand their international market exposure, exports and investment. In this role, NDED works with new-to-export companies, counseling them on exporting issues and providing information resources.
In addition to export focused activities, NDED fosters a business climate conductive to recruiting and supporting international business investment in the state by working with foreign companies wishing to gain market exposure or create a physical presence in the United States to establish contacts and take the necessary steps to open a business in Nebraska.
The Pasco Economic Development Council is a non-profit organization assisting businesses looking to relocate or expand in Florida with site selection assistance and incentives and supports local businesses with a myriad of programs for hiring and training skilled employees, marketing, strategic research, exporting assistance, and financial assistance. The Pasco EDC works with six Chambers of Commerce, in Pasco, as well as the Chinese and German-American Chambers of Commerce, Colleges, Universities and other free business services to continue advancing the local economy by providing entrepreneurial education programs, one-to-one business consulting and coaching, and technical assistance. Pasco EDC even has a microloan program to help small businesses and start-ups succeed.