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Office of International Trade: Washington, D.C.

Office Information:

The DC Department of Small and Local Business Development
441 4th Street NW
970 North
Washington, DC    20001


Ms.  Martha LaCrosse
Export DC Director

Authorized Representative:

Mr.  Harold B. Pettigrew, Jr.
Director of Department of Small and Local Business Development
202 727 3900
202 724-3786

Federal Funding: $240,711


The STEP program and the Department of Small and Local Business Development’s export promotion division – ExportDC – will move forward with two major activities: 1) Outbound trade missions to China, South Africa, and Canada; and 2) A new seminar series for export ready business concerns. ExportDC, in partnership with the DC Chamber of Commerce, will plan and manage an eight-part “Practical Exporter” business series - a cohesive, three-day building series of seminars introducing advanced topics and aimed at improving the skills and knowledge base of the export-ready business audience. This is in addition to DC’s continued strengthening of trade and tourism relations with China and South Africa, proof that the District has leveraged these relationships well.