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: Maine
Federal Funding: $121,000
Maine will use STEP funding to provide access to four sponsored overseas trade shows in the medical, food, and consumables industries, one of which will afford opportunities with China. Maine will strengthen awareness of available resources via outreach, promotion and marketing via the Maine International Trade Center (MITC). The MITC will also partner with the Maine Manufacturing Extension on the ExporTech program.