Metro Chicago Exports and IMEC seek manufacturers for ExporTech cohort

Posted by Amy Fitzgerald on Sep 30, 2016 11:43:44 AM

Calling all manufacturers with an eye on global sales!

Are you re-actively selling to international customers who find you, rather than taking a proactive and strategic approach to international sales?

Are you struggling to take advantage of growth opportunities in global markets?
If YES… ExporTech could be the answer.

What is ExporTech?Exportech

ExporTech is offered nationwide by the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership program and the U.S. Export Assistance Centers of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Group workshops are combined with an individual coach for each company, leading to an export plan in 9 weeks. It is limited to leaders from 6-8 companies to maximize impact with a team of partners who make it easier to go-to-market and implement the plan.

Why should I participate?

ExporTech is the ONLY national program that helps each company develop an export plan. Each full-day session efficiently connects companies with local and national experts to help navigate the export sales process. On average, participating companies generate $770K in new export sales. ExporTech saves participants countless hours and eliminates fear of the unknown about getting paid, protecting intellectual property, finding sales representatives and more…


The next session kicks off on October 25 and runs through January 2017.

Cost of Full Executive Program?

$5,000 per company | Scholarships may be available

Lisa Reijula, Metro Chicago Exports

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Amy Fitzgerald

Written by Amy Fitzgerald

Topics: exporting, strategy

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