Office of International Trade: Arizona

Office Information:

Arizona Department of Commerce
Business Development
1700 West Washington St.
Ste. 600
Phoenix, AZ    85007


Ms.  Sandra Watson
Chief Operating Office
602 771-1215
602 771-1200

Authorized Representative:

Ms.  Sandra Watson
Chief Operating Office
602 771-1215
602 771-1200

Federal Funding: $490,440


The STEP program and the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) propose a multi-faceted AZ STEP Year 2 program to provide export assistance to some 250 Arizona small businesses (both new-to-export and new-to-market), with a particular focus on the aerospace, defense, renewables, biotechnology, medical technology, and environmental and water technology sectors. Assistance will include export education, training, and regulatory compliance and assistance; participation in trade missions by various companies; translation assistance for materials and hands-on, one-on-one counseling and strategic assistance from Small Business Development Center (SBDC) counselors and international marketing consultants.


Deputy Associate Administrator

Luz Hopewell is the Deputy Associate Administrator for the Office of International Trade at the U.S. Small Business Administration. Ms. Hopewell works to enhance the ability of small businesses...

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