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ExporTech – Park Forest
November 27, 2018
Sessions meet on November 27, January 10 and February 14
Are you looking to take advantage of growth opportunities in global markets?
ExporTech™ is a structured export strategy and business development process that assists companies to accelerate growth and develop an export plan. Structured around 3 in-person training sessions, company leaders participate in group workshops and also receive 1-on-1 coaching with export, manufacturing and business experts. After 10 weeks, each participating company develops their export plan for international growth.
Benefits to companies in the ExporTech™ program:
- Efficient connection to local and national experts that help navigate the export sales process
- Saves countless hours and eliminates fear of the unknown about getting paid, protecting intellectual property, finding sales reps and more
- Execution driven, with a team of partners who make it easier to go-to-market andimplement the plan
- On average, participating companies generate $770K in new export sales
ExporTech™ is a national export assistance program helping companies enter or expand in global markets, and is jointly offered by the NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership and the U.S. Commercial Service of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Since 2006, 213 ExporTech™ programs have been delivered in 36 states and Puerto Rico with over 1,085 participating companies.
Cost: $750 for companies from Chicago Southland area; $5,000 for companies beyond this region. Each participating company may bring up to 3 executives.
Sponsors: Chicago Regional Growth Corporation, IMEC, NIST MEP, US Commercial Service, Illinois Department of Commerce, FedEx, SBDC Illinois International Trade Center, Chicago Southland Economic Development Corporation, Cook County
Contact: Lisa Reijula, Chicago Regional Growth Corporation
Contact Email: LReijula@ChicagoRegionalGrowth.com