Since its inception in 1999, ExportGA has helped over 120 companies sell in excess
of $35 million all over the world. The program has been nationally recognized for
its quality and effectiveness by the North American Small Business International
Trade Educators (NASBITE) and the U.S. Small Business Administration.
ExportGA 2013 is an intensive three-month export-training program which allows export-ready
companies to develop their skills through a series of five workshops on export methodology.
By utilizing these skills throughout the program, new international sales opportunities
Companies accepted into the program will become skilled at finding profitable export
markets, developing distribution channels, understanding foreign and U.S. regulatory
issues, pricing and costing company products, submitting international quotations,
processing accounts receivable and recognizing legal and cultural considerations.
Additional one-on-one counseling will be provided by a team of trade experts from
the U.S. Department of Commerce, Georgia Department of Economic Development, and
the University of Georgia throughout the program. Each participating company is
assigned an international business student from the University of Georgia to help
them with their research.