International Trade


Doing Business Internationally Doesn't Have to be Foreign.

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International Trade Services

STEP Financial Assistance Award

We provide 75% reimbursement, up to $15,000 annually, to eligible small businesses for export-related activities.

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International Trade Centers

Our International Trade Centers provide counseling, market analysis and more to help Michigan businesses market their products.

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Resources & Training

We coordinate market research, training, website development and more to jump-start your momentum in a foreign market.

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Curriculum Works

Curriculum Works wanted to expand international sales initiatives but needed financial assistance to be able to make the many overseas sales trips needed to build the necessary relationships in parts of the world where in-person connections are highly valued. Through a MI-STEP funded sales trip, the Grand Rapids-based company built international relationships and signed a deal with Egypt's Minister of Education.

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Australia, New Zealand
United Kingdom, Netherlands
Novi, MI - US
Bangkok, Thailand
Brazil, and Chile

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