Montgomery County is partnering on a number of international events in the coming weeks, offering opportunities to connect for local businesses.
DED Helps Companies Sell Globally
The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s regional U.S. Export Assistance Center team up to offer assistance to Montgomery County companies that are engaged in exporting products and services.
Sign up to meet confidentially with a joint team of DED and U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade professionals for current, reliable information and guidance pertaining to exporting or selling products and services in overseas markets. Get confidential advice in a one-on-one setting on:
- Using federal resources to promote products and services in international markets
- Accessing qualified, potential international buyers & distributors
- Getting answers to questions on export control regulations, licensing requirements, export finance, logistics support … and much more!
- Overcoming challenges and barriers you may be encountering while doing business in international markets
- Participating in upcoming county, state and U.S. Dept. of Commerce-led trade missions, events and activities Get hands-on assistance throughout the export process!
For more information, or to make an appointment for upcoming sessions on March 12, April 9, May 14, or June 11, contact:
Adrienne Van Lare
International Business Development Specialist
111 Rockville Pike, Suite 800; Rockville, MD 20850
The U.S. Department of State’s Direct Line program
The U.S. Department of State’s Direct Line program provides a unique opportunity for American businesses, particularly small- and medium-sized enterprises, to engage directly via teleconference with U.S. Ambassadors overseas. The program is open to American companies that are interested in expanding their businesses into those countries. Calls will vary in topic according to the specific needs for business in a given country. To learn more, visit their website.
Submit Your Foreign Investment Project
As part of an ongoing effort to promote foreign investment and encourage prospective financiers to choose Maryland projects for their ventures, the Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development’s Office of International Investment and Trade is developing a booklet of both public and private projects throughout the State that are seeking foreign investment. The easy reference guide will feature opportunities in a variety of industry sectors as well as contact information for the appropriate project managers. The free service will be available online and in print form after release in early 2013. Contact Jessica Reynolds (410-767-6435) at the Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development to submit a project for inclusion.