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...
Office of International Trade: Iowa
Federal Funding: $109,012
The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) will work with local chambers of commerce and economic development organizations to inform Iowa firms of the potential to access information resources related to exporting through identification of firms’ international marketing opportunities, export operational needs, and certification requirements. The program projects results of 20 new firms with export potential or readiness over a 12-month period. A library of resources will be purchased and developed to provide firms current information on export resources. Included will be a bi-monthly informational document that will be provided to firms via direct mail.