International DC Program
The DC Chamber of Commerce (DCCC) provides direct export services, guidance and support to help local companies take advantage of established and emerging export opportunities. The new International DC Program offers advisory services and programs to help grow your business through exporting, providing you with up-to-date market intelligence and assistance with practical strategies for exporting goods and services into new markets around the world.
International DC leverages multiple partners to assist in preparing your company to enter the export arena. There is no cost for DC Chamber members. Our resource partners include Office of the Deputy Mayor Planning and Economic Development, DC Department of Small & Local Business Development and U.S. Commercial Services and other agencies.
Services may include:
• Target market information for your product or service
• Information on sources of credit and financing
• Increasing your capacity to export
• Educational programs focused on exporting
• Help with export marketing and sales
• Connecting your business to your target foreign market and potential partners
International DC business advisory services are confidential and provided by a staff of skilled professionals. Services are conducted by appointment and emphasize education and guidance in finding practical solutions to export questions.
For further information, please contact Kimberley Person, International Trade Specialist, DC Chamber of Commerce, at 202- 624-0601 or firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are a DC Chamber member interested in a brief assessment of your Export Capabilities, please click here for a brief survey.
If you are interested in scheduling an in-bound Trade Delegation, please contact Dr. Patricia Elwood, Director of International Affairs in the Office of the Secretary at email@example.com or 202.727.6306.
International Business Resources
Office of the Deputy Mayor Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) - http://dmped.dc.gov/DC/DMPED/Programs+and+Initiatives/DC+China+Center
DC Department of Small & Local Business Development (ExportDC) - http://dslbd.dc.gov/service/exportdc
U.S. Department of Commerce (USEAC) - http://www.trade.gov/cs/
Executive Office of the Mayor, Office of the Secretary - http://os.dc.gov/service/international-affairs
District Export Council (DEC) - http://export.gov/virginia/virginiaanddcdistrictexportcouncil/index.asp
Washington International Trade Association (WITA) - http://www.wita.org/
Washington Network Group (WNG) - http://www.washingtonnetworkgroup.com/
U.S. Chamber of Commerce - http://www.uschamber.com/international