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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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SME Programs at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum
Take advantage of two programs designed for SME exporters at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum on Thursday, December 15, in Washington, DC.

Business Panel: 10:30am-12:00pm
One-on-One Meetings: 1:00pm-5:00pm
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Trade Winds
Join us in Bangkok for the largest U.S. government-led trade mission and business development forum featuring meetings with U.S. commercial diplomats from 20+ countries in Asia, conference programming, and networking.
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Building Bridges to Global Markets
Connecting diverse businesses to international opportunities.

Phoenix, AZ: December 8, 2022.

Additional programs planned for 2023.

Global Diversity Export Successes

Minority and Women-Owned Firms Succeed Internationally!

The U.S. Commercial Service’s domestic and international staff is dedicated to helping you succeed in global markets! View our client success stories featuring minority and women-owned businesses and learn practical tips on how they succeeded internationally.  The U.S. Commercial Service has helped facilitate $100 billion in U.S. exports.  We’d love to help your firm succeed internationally!

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Sustainable Energy Company’s Focused Export Outlook From Inception Leads To Multi Market Success

This podcast episode of Export Nation, features Peter Agbro of IPP Global, a company that provides sustainable energy solutions with a focus on wind power, solar power, compressed natural gas, and energy storage. IPP Global has successfully exported to Brazil and countries throughout Africa.

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Global Air Media Opens Door to Conduct Business in Africa

Global Air Media, based in Maryland, is an FAA licensed drone consultation and education company that serves multiple industries including entertainment, construction, education, and agriculture. The company has successfully exported to multiple countries throughout Africa.  Hear the podcast on Export Nation.

Minority and Women-Owned Businesses Successes

Jim and Cherie from Liberty Gun Lube
Idaho firm Keeps Export Markets in Sights
Liberty Lubricants, LLC is a small family/woman-owned manufacturer of firearms lubricants and cleaning products. The firm recently made sales to Guatemala and Norway with help from U.S. Commercial Service’s International Partner Search and state-administrated STEP grants. Exports have been instrumental to the company’s bottom line and are projected to make up 5-10 percent of its wholesale growth in 2022.
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Pennsylvania Toothbrush Maker Goes Global
Radius, a woman-owned Pennsylvania manufacturer of eco-friendly toothbrushes and dental accessories is selling globally with help from the U.S. federal government and its partners. The firm has leveraged U.S. Commercial Service’s International Partner Search, a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Step Grant, and assistance from the Philadelphia World Trade Center in expanding its sales to more than 40 markets.
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Philadelphia Healthcare Organization Creates LGBTQ+ Center in Uruguay
Philadelphia International Medicine (PIM) approached the U.S. Commercial Service in Philadelphia seeking a partner in Uruguay. Our overseas staff introduced PIM to CASMU and as a result of the introduction and subsequent productive meetings between PIM and CASMU, the two parties signed an MOU to create the first LGBTQ+ center of excellence at CASMU.
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SpectraSpray Exports for the First Time, Signs A Singaporean Distributor
Exporting was unchartered territory for the New Jersey-based manufacturer of pharmaceutical-grade vitamins in spray form. The U.S. Commercial Service helped SpectraSpray participate in an Asian Elder Care trade show where the company caught the attention of a Singapore distributor with whom they now have an exclusive distributorship, resulting in an initial export sale of 1,000 items.
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Women Execs Share Their Tips For Going Global
This podcast features five women executives who guided their firms to achieve international success. Hear from the panel of successful women exporters and learn how you can apply their stories and their experiences to take your first steps to add exporting to your portfolios.