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
A customized ranking of over 190 markets to help assess the export potential of your product or service. 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 create a strategy.
Price: $950 (For SBA-Designated Small Businesses)
If you know where the market is strong and want to target only one country, an in-depth Country Report provides granular insight into the next easiest actionable steps to increase exports. Using subscription databases worth over $1 million, we provide relevant market trends, export strategies, and trade shows, and identify partners.
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 decide what market is best for your product.
Price: $3,750 (For SBA-Designated Small Businesses)
A potential partner list ranks overseas companies based on how well they fit your criteria for what makes a strong partner. These include company names, websites, and contact information for decision-makers in a company. Potential Partner Lists can help you prepare for a trade show or expand your current contact list.
Price: $400 (For SBA-Designated Small Businesses)