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Connect with US and EU Based Companies at CES

12/05/2016 - 08:00 - 01/08/2017 - 17:00

Kindly note that one of our DEC member, Laszlo Horvath of Active Media has partnered with the European Enterprise Network (EEN) to connect US and EU based companies at CES, the World’s largest innovation show.  

Streamlined Export Tool Puts U.S. Businesses on the Front Line of Market Research

11/12/2015

With more than 95 percent of the world’s consumers outside of the United States, area businesses and U.S. companies—particularly small and medium-sized firms—now have a new, streamlined export tool at their fingertips to help leverage export opportunities with the new 2015 Country Commercial Guides.

SBA STEP Grant Program - Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP)

09/24/2015 - 09:00

There is an initiative that might be of interest to you: Virginia (via the VEDP) has been awarded a State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) grant this year from the SBA.  The goal of the grant is to support SMEs to start their export programs. One unique element of the program is digital marketing support: this year’s upcoming STEP Grant has an option for companies to be reimbursed up to $3,000 for website translation and localization/SEO in international markets – and they can use a provider of their choice!