If you have a website to sell your products or services, you have the potential to reach markets beyond your immediate borders! One of the best ways to begin is to visit Export Solutions at export.gov, where you can obtain more information on exporting.
Business Development Managers help companies smooth their entry into worldwide markets with value-added services, including:
- Preparing marketing plans for international markets
- Handling export operations
- Providing international market research
- Identifying best market prospects
- Advising on finance and insurance options
- Working to find customers and partners
U.S. Export Assistance Center
The U.S. Department of Commerce Commercial Service operates the U.S. Export Assistance Center, a network of export and industry specialists located in more than 100 U.S. cities and over 80 countries worldwide. These trade professionals provide counseling and a variety of products and services to assist small and midsized U.S. businesses export their products and services.
Port of Indiana – Burns Harbor
The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor provides businesses that move cargo by water, rail and highway with competitive advantages. It handles international ships via the St. Lawrence Seaway connecting the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean, and provides year-round barge access to more than 20 states through the Inland Waterways System and to the world by transshipment with ocean vessels in the Gulf of Mexico.
Gary/Chicago International Airport
The Gary/Chicago International Airport recently expanded 8,859 foot main runway can accommodate almost any plane and serve a wide range of destinations, including non-stop international flights. Situated minutes from I-80, I-65 and I-90, and cargo rail and shipping, the Gary/Chicago International Airport is a strategic, economic intermodal transportation hub.
To find other local resources to help with exporting, go to NWI BizHub’s Resource Navigator.
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