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: Minnesota
Federal Funding: $493,086
Minnesota STEP will assist 210 small businesses to increase their exports, and anticipates exports of $25 million dollars to be generated as a result of this program. In addition, Minnesota STEP anticipates reaching 150 other small businesses to be aware of the benefits of exporting and the resources available to assist them. The program will provide subsidies for small businesses to participate in individual export development activities, trade missions, trade shows, subscription to Gold Key and Market Developer services, and development of international marketing materials and campaigns.