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: New Jersey
Federal Funding: $203,431
The Office of International Business Development and Protocol has identified the following four areas as key important efforts to be undertaken during the project year: New to export training; “Doing Business Overseas Seminar” in the People’s Republic of China; Implementation of a state-wide conferencing service; and promoting participation in foreign trade shows and missions. These will involve financially assisting over 800 eligible small businesses to acquire the education and training required to proactively identify and pursue global sales and export activities. Outcomes for this effort are $1.4 MM total projected sales by September 30, 2014.