Are you interested in finding new markets for your product?
Do limited local marketing opportunities threaten your survival?
Does exporting seem difficult?
The Exporter Education program provides export training
to small to medium-sized, new-to-export agricultural growers
and processors. The training will prepare you for your first
export experience (i.e. a trade show, a trade mission, an
international sale), and help you develop an international
business plan. The program will teach you basic exporting
techniques including marketing your product, locating interested
buyers, preparing your contract, financing your sale, and
shipping your product.
You are eligible for the training if your business has:
- Fewer than 500 employees (processors)
or fewer than 100 employees (producers)
- Staff willing to commit to actively
entering an export market within 1 year
- Exportable food or agricultural
- A product available in the domestic
- A minimum amount of domestic sales annually
- Adequate production capacity to supply export markets
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
When and where does the training occur?
Training is structured to suit your business
and your schedule. Training is held at times and in places
convenient to you. Your training will be hands on and designed
specifically to prepare your business for the export market.
How do I participate?
Questions and requests for additional details should be directed to the SUSTA office.
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