Illinois SBDC International Trade Center at WBDC
The Illinois SBDC International Trade Center (ITC) at the Women’s Business Development Center in Chicago provides export advice that help businesses enter and expand in global markets. The ITC is an extension of the State of Illinois Office of Trade and Investment. Works within and outside WBDC client base.
Here’s how the ITC can assist you:
- Assess export readiness
- Develop an export plan
- Discuss channel and market strategies
- Access market research reports, analysis and expert network
- Discuss international shipping and logistics
- Examine international payments, EXIM credit insurance and grant program.
We are a RESOURCE for your business – whether a one off question about exporting, whether you want to begin the entire export journey, or you need to connect with local experts ab out a topic. We can assist.
- Establish goals
- Define products
- Price products
- Create business plan
- Certify as MBE/WBE
- Establish online
- Develop partners
- Update business plan