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Interested in growing your business by selling in the global marketplace? Let the WV SBDC assist you in getting your business ready to export, identifying trade opportunities helping you create a plan that will lead to success, accessing export financing, and more!  We can also connect you to state and federal partners to ensure that you have access to a wealth of resources.  Start by visiting our Trade Passport site to secure your access to export success!

Recognize Opportunities

Exporting has many benefits.  The WV SBDC can help you ensure that your business is ready for an expansion effort into markets outside the United States. If you want to take your product to the next level and expand into new markets, let us assist you with determining whether your business is ready to handle the costs, risks, and effort required to successfully export into foreign markets.

Analyzing the Market

The WV SBDC can help you find international customers and new market opportunities via market research, strategic digital marketing, and referrals to programs that can help connect you with foreign buyers. Our business coaches can help you evaluate the costs and benefits of international trade for your business.

Facilitate Valuable Connections

Let the WV SBDC connect you to the experts. Our relationships with the International Division at the West Virginia Development Office, U.S. Commercial Service, and the U.S. Small Business Administration can help you move to the top of the line in international trade.  

Business Coaching Services


Our statewide network of highly-skilled business coaches partner with you, and collaborate with each other, to help move your business to the next level. WV SBDC business coaches provide an array of free services and will cater guidance directly to your business’s needs.



A variety of training classes are offered each month with topics ranging from Business Fundamentals to Marketing and Applying for Relief Funds. Our Business Fundamentals workshop is regularly available online or in-person at different locations around WV and is designed specifically for people who are thinking of starting a business or have had a business for one year or less.

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