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Office of International Trade: Maryland

Office Information:

State of Maryland
Department of Business & Economic Development
Office of International Investment & Trade
401 East Pratt Street, 15th Floor
Baltimore, MD    21202-3316

Contact:

Ms.  Signe Jalak Pringle
Program Director
410 767-3542
410 333-6792

Authorized Representative:

Mr.  Christian Johansson
Secretary
410 767-6301
410 333-8628

Federal Funding: $656,181

Description:

The Maryland Office of International Investment and Trade (OIIT) will utilize STEP funding to award ExportMD Stipends to qualified businesses. The ExportMD Stipends represent the centerpiece program of the Maryland Export Initiative and widely utilized among Maryland small businesses. Companies may be eligible for up to $10,000 in reimbursement for expenses associated with export development initiatives and up to 40 hours of assistance. STEP funding will also enable Maryland to secure exhibition space at several major international trade shows and execute trade missions while focusing on targeted knowledge-based industries such as life sciences, advanced technology, defense and aerospace and green technology.