Apply for matching funds to cover export assistance and international travel. We will work with you to develop a training program customized to your firm and help cover some of that cost.
Global Trade Management course
Join other small business owners as they learn how to sell to customers outside the U.S., as well as import. In the Global Trade Management Program we will show you how to grow your export and/or import plan, manage a global business, find the right foreign market/customer, export and/or import, and how to get paid.
This program, for qualified candidates, provides 30 hours of trade training and 6 hours of trade advising concurrently. Join us, and know before you go global!
Foreign Market Strategies
Not sure of the best markets for your product? Want to develop an effective country or regional market entry strategy? This 3-hour consult can focus your efforts guided by a U.S. Commercial Service trade specialist and their global network. Contact Scott Goddin at 503.326.5156.
Export finance advising
Are you ready to scale up to meet increased demand? This 2-hour financial consult helps you prepare. Contact Jim Newton at 503.326.5498.
Industry & Sector Advising
Industry specific advising and counseling on export related questions and concerns by providing the services and expertise of our Global Trade Specialists at Business Oregon. Contact Alexa Byers at 503.475.1832.
Export Readiness Assessment
When you work with the trade advisers at the SBDC Global Trade Center you will work one-on-one with experienced Certified Global Business Professionals (CGBP) to discover if your company is ready to sell to customers outside the U.S. (export). You also benefit from the experience gained from an Export Readiness Assessment and the Export Planning process.
This is your first step on the pathway to exporting and selling to customers outside the U.S. Contact David Kohl at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Global Trade Refresher
Know before you go. This 2 hour export refresher will prepare you as you embark on a overseas sales trip or targeted trade event, executing your export strategy to make the most of the opportunity.
Overseas Sales Mission
For selected firms we’re cover up to $2,200 of travel costs associated with an overseas sales mission.