Sept. 11—SCRANTON — Pennsylvania businesses are fortunate to have access to one of the nation’s largest export development programs.
The state’s global export assistance network includes 13 licensed trade representatives providing advisory services in 44 international markets.
These Pennsylvania Authorized Sales Representatives will be in Scranton to meet one-on-one with businesses on Friday, September 23 at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, Scranton from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The event, Bringing the World to Northeastern Pennsylvania, is hosted by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development’s Office of International Business Development.
Sales representatives from Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, Germany, India, Israel, Mexico, Netherlands, South Korea, Southeast Asia, Taiwan and from the UK will be present.
The event is aimed at companies at all stages of export development. Sales representative services are provided free of charge to businesses in Pennsylvania. Services include personalized foreign market information, regulatory information, agent and distributor candidates, industry and government contacts, on-the-spot assistance when visiting these markets, and other related assistance on export.
The event is free, but registration is required.
Bringing the World to Northeastern Pennsylvania is funded in part by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and sponsored by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Procurement Technical Assistance Center.
NEPA Alliance, a regional community and economic development agency, serves all seven northeastern Pennsylvania counties, including Carbon, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Schuylkill and Wayne.
NEPA Alliance services include federal and state grant assistance, business financing, government contract assistance, international trade assistance, nonprofit assistance, transportation planning, research and information.
For more information on the NEPA Alliance, visit — www.nepa-alliance.org — or call 866-758-1929.
Contact Bill O’Boyle at 570-991-6118 or on Twitter @TLBillOBoyle.