For the fifth consecutive year, Vermont has been awarded a STEP grant by the U.S. Small Business Administration. STEP stands for State Trade Expansion Program grant, and the grant’s goal is to support Vermont businesses to engage internationally, through trade missions, trade shows and export education. Vermont’s focus is relationship development and export planning—diversifying our businesses to include global markets benefits companies and their employees.
- Participation in 2016-2017 Trade Missions
- Individual Export Activities Reimbursement
- 2017 ExporTech, an immersive program designed to build your go to market plan
For further information, please review the following Export Trade Show Grant application, and if your business is eligible, please contact Katie Corrigan to set up a meeting to discuss your international engagement—starting this year!