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The Export Promotion Program of the West Virginia Development Office is committed to assisting small and medium-sized West Virginia companies as they navigate the global marketplace.
  • Provides export counseling
  • Recommends translation services
  • Recommends reliable freight forwarders
  • Organizes trade events
  • Simplifies the exporting process.


West Virginia was selected by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to receive $200,000 from the agency’s State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) program to support a new export assistance program under the International Division of the West Virginia Development Office - West Virginia First STEP-Next STEP.

Any small business in West Virginia, regardless of their level of export development experience, is invited to learn more about the West Virginia First STEP-Next STEP Export Assistance Program 2015-2016. A variety of activities and resources are available to help small businesses successfully market their products according to their own export expansion objectives.

The West Virginia First STEP-Next STEP program is available from October 1, 2015 through September 29, 2016. Find out more by visiting this site: www.worldtradewv.org/step

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Stephen E. Spence
Stephen.E.Spence@wv.gov 
Director, International Division

E. Caitlin Ashley
E.Caitlin.Ashley@wv.gov 
International Trade Representative

Enybe Diaz
Enybe.Diaz@wv.gov 
International Trade Representative



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