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Office of International Trade: Georgia

Office Information:

Georgia Department of Economic Development
Global Commerce, International Trade Division
75 Fifth Street, NW
Suite 1200
Atlanta, GA    30308

Contact:

Ms.  Taube Ponce
Program Director
404 962-4118
404 962-4121

Authorized Representative:

Mr.  Chris Cummiskey
Commissioner
404 962-4000

Federal Funding: $831,349

Description:

As part of the Georgia Reaching Out Worldwide (G.R.O.W.) program, the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) will offer exhibit space at selected targeted trade shows throughout the world to eligible small business concerns (ESBCs) at substantially reduced rates. GDEcD will also lead a number of trade missions of Georgia companies to a variety of countries, assisting approximately 70 ESBCs with these outbound foreign trade activities, and anticipating $2,245,000 in total projected sales. GDEcD will also bring international buyers, manufacturers, and country-specific trade experts for one-on-one meetings with ESBCs as part of the “G.R.O.W. Regional Initiative.”  GDEcD anticipates total projected sales of $200,000 arising from these ESBC activities.