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Global Diversity Export Initiative
The U.S. Commercial Service features export solutions for minority-owned businesses and underserved communities leveraging our global network and the export assistance value chain of the International Trade Administration.
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ExporTech 2023
Learn about ExporTech, a six session program over 11 weeks with individualized coaching.

Location: Virtual
Dates: Nov 2-3, 2023 | Dec 7-8, 2023 | Jan 18-19, 2024
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Building Bridges to Global Markets
Connecting diverse businesses to international opportunities.

Additional programs planned for 2023.


ExporTech™ 2023

ExporTech™ is not your typical seminar training. Conducted online, during six 3-hour sessions with individualized coaching over an 11-week period, ExporTech™ accelerates a company’s export strategic planning process into a concise time frame. Technology, manufacturing, and service-based executives are invited to apply. A maximum of eight companies will be selected, providing your executive team with a unique learning environment. Products/services must be 51% U.S. content. This program is being offered in collaboration with NABB to accommodate the export needs of underserved and underrepresented businesses.

ExporTech™ Program Highlights:

  • National program developed by the U.S. Commercial Service and the MEP National Network to help company executives accelerate their growth in global markets.
  • Over 1,345 companies in 37 states have successfully completed the program.

How Does ExporTech™ Work:

  • Each company is assigned a coach to navigate the strategic export sales process.
  • Companies are counseled on conducting international market research.
  • Cohort meetings will be conducted online Thursdays and Fridays, 1pm-4pm ET.
  • 1 to 4 participants from each company may participate.
  • Connect to a wide range of local and national resources.
  • Peer group model: drives accountability, action, learning, networking.
  • Each company completes the program with an actionable strategic export plan.

Participation Details

Location: Virtual Format 
Dates: Nov 2-3, 2023 |  Dec 7-8, 2023 | Jan 18-19, 2024
Time: 1-4pm ET
Program Fee: $1,000 

*Grants may be available to help cover this fee depending on your state, via the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP).  Visit: https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/grants/state-trade-expansion-program-step/directory-step-awardees 

Apply for ExporTech™: Application Deadline - October 2, 2023

To Apply, Please Email Both: Apply Now
Eve Lerman, U.S. Commercial Service Eve.Lerman@trade.gov
Mike Stone, Stone & Associates Michael@stone-assoc.com

Thank You to Our Partners

ExportTech 2023 Program Partners