VT ExporTech Alumni Event

September 20, 2018
8:30AM - 4:30PM
GlobalFoundries, Essex Junction, VT
1000 River Street, Essex Junction, VT (GlobalCenter) (map)

$50 per person

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Join VMEC, ExporTech graduates, and resource partners for a one-day program to help drive your international sales to new levels.

Funded in part through a grant from the Agency of Commerce & Community Development by the U.S. Small Business Administration, please join us to either refocus your international strategy or jump start new efforts to expand your global sales.

The program will be a day filled with success stories, challenges and how to overcome them, tales from the trenches, and networking with past alum and others.   

In addition, expert speakers will present on the following topics:

  1. Web presence and Digital Marketing through eCommerce channels such as Amazon and other on-line platforms, SEO/SEM, social media
  2. Tariffs:  Where to find the latest information and strategies for managing them in a quickly changing environment

Our vast network of national, regional, and state service providers and partners will also present to remind you of the programs and services available to provide exporting assistance.  They include:

  • VMEC and NIST Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP)
  • Stone and Associates
  • State of Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development, Vermont Global Trade Partnership (VGTP)
  • Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC)
  • State of Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
  • Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA)
  • U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
  • U.S. Commercial Service

Join us for a day of reflection to share your successes and learnings and how far you’ve come in your international exporting experience and where you plan to go next.  All VT ExporTech alumni are invited to this first-ever special event. Companies who’ve successfully completed the VMEC ExporTech program are as follows:

Winter / Spring 2014 – Agri-Mark/ Cabot Creamery, Liquid Measurement Systems, Superior Technical Ceramics, Trow and Holden, Vermont Precision Tools, Vermont Teddy Bear Fall 2014 – HearthStone, LEDdynamics, Manufacturing Solutions, Newport Furniture Parts,  Numia Medical Technology LLC, Turtle Fur Company, Vermont Natural Coatings, Way Out Wax Spring / Summer 2015 – Country Home Products, Hayward Tyler, Norwich University Applied Research Institutes Winter/ Spring 2016 – Caledonia Spirits Inc., Newmont Slate Company Inc., Semiprobe Inc. Winter/ Spring 2017 – Ann Clark Ltd., Bike Track Inc., Cabot Hosiery Mills Inc./ Darn Tough, Green Mountain Antibodies, Hubbardton Forge, Ogee Inc. Winter/ Spring 2018 – Mamava, Northern Reliability, Skida, VT Smoke and Cure.

This full day session includes Continental Breakfast and Lunch.  Registration is required.

Not an ExporTech Alum (yet) but want to learn how to become one in the near future or even attend this event? Contact Lisa Henderson, VMEC Director of Client Services, for information on the program at lhenderson@vmec.org or (802) 299-1456.  You may also check out this page on our web site, Export Sales

Payment: Please make check payable to “VMEC” and mail to PO Box 12, Randolph Center, VT 05061-0012. To pay by credit card (VISA, MC, AMEX), click here.