Rural America’s Intelligence Service for Exporters (RAISE)
The Rural Intel Service provides rural U.S. companies with one-on-one market intelligence from a team that identifies customized industry-specific insights and contacts. Being informed before you go helps build confidence and knowledge, making your market entry more efficient.
RAISE intel can help companies with the following needs:
- Determining if there is export opportunity, and where, including prioritized country rankings
- Building a strategic export plan based on data and on-the-ground realities
- Determining if a Trade Show, Trade Mission, or overseas trip is a worthwhile investment
- Developing a prospective buyer list, to see who is currently on the ground active in your industry segment
- Amplifying your presence at a trade show by developing a contact list to do promotions before the trade show.
- Preparing for a meeting with a prospective buyer by researching opportunities in advance of the meeting
Rural America’s Intelligence Service for Exporters Research Steps
Hear from past Rural Export Center clients on their experiences with research:
RAISE offered the first opportunity ever encountered where an expert research team was willing to target the search to exactly my company and product needs to succeed. So while not one word, three will have to do – Product Focused Research. – Adsorptech, New Jersey
This is my second time turning to the U.S. Commercial Service to help my team and I map out an effective and efficient international go-to-market strategy. Their experience steered us away from mistakes made by others and their research allowed us to eliminate a lot of the guesswork and stay hyper focused. – PRx, North Dakota
RAISE Services Offered
Use a matrix to determine where your next target market should be. We use customizable, quantifiable market indicators and interactive weighting to prove where there’s a market that you may not expect. These can be used to compare regions, prepare an export plan, and more.
Price: $950 (For SBA-Designated Small Businesses)
If you already know where the market is strong, but want to only target one country, an in-depth three country market research report provides granular insight in to which country you can most easily take actionable steps to increase exports. Using subscription databases worth over $1 million dollars, we provide relevant market trends, challenges, etc.
Price: $950 Single Country Report (For SBA-Designated Small Businesses)
if you don’t know where to go combining the matrix and country report lets you use your personalized market indicators to then decide which country.
Price: $3,750 (For SBA-Designated Small Businesses)
A potential partner list provides overseas companies ranked based on how well they fit your criteria for what makes a perfect partner. These include company names, websites, and contact information for decision-makers in a company. Potential Partner Lists can help prepare for a trade show or expand your current contact list.
Price: $400 (For SBA-Designated Small Businesses)