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Global Diversity Export Initiative
The U.S. Commercial Service provides export solutions for minority-owned businesses and underserved communities through our global network and export assistance value chain.
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Trade Winds 2024
Learn about Trade Winds: Europe & Eurasia, our flagship annual business development forum.

Location: Instanbul, Türkiye
Dates: May 13-15, 2024
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Building Bridges to Global Markets
Connecting diverse businesses to international opportunities.

Additional programs planned for 2024.

ExporTech

ExporTech™ 2024

ExporTech™ is not your typical seminar training. Conducted online, during six 3-hour sessions with individualized coaching over an 11-week period, ExporTech™ accelerates your company’s strategic export planning process. 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 The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development to accommodate the export needs of underserved and underrepresented businesses. All businesses are welcome to apply.

ExporTech™ Program Highlights:

  • Accelerate your growth in global markets through a national program developed by the U.S. Commercial Service and MEP National Network
  • Over 1,345 companies in 37 states have successfully completed the program.
  • Navigate the strategic export sales process with your assigned coach.
  • One to four participants from each company may participate.
  • Connect to a wide range of local and national resources.
  • Engage in a peer group model that drives accountability, action, learning, and networking.
  • Complete the program with an actionable strategic export plan.

Program Details

*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 

ExporTech™ Programs

Learn about the two ExporTech Programs planned for 2024.
ExportTech 2024 Global Diversity Program
Global Diversity ExporTech™ 2024
Conducted online, during six 3-hour sessions with individualized coaching over an 11-week period, ExporTech™ accelerates your company's strategic export planning process. This program is being offered in collaboration with The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development to accommodate the export needs of underserved and underrepresented businesses. All businesses are welcome to apply.
ExportTech 2024 Global Diversity Personal Care Products Program
Global Diversity ExporTech™ 2024 for Personal Care Products
Conducted online, during six 3-hour sessions with individualized coaching over an 11-week period, ExporTech™ accelerates your company's strategic export planning process. This program is being offered in collaboration with National Alliance for Black Business (NABB) to accommodate the export needs of underserved and underrepresented businesses. This cohort will focus on personal care products; however, all businesses are welcome to apply.