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: South Carolina
Federal Funding: $279,128
South Carolina will reach out to eligible small businesses that have an interest in increasing their exports through leveraging the Department of Commerce’s access and services and participation in two trade missions. In addition, the STEP program will allow the state to knit together federal, state and local resources that are focused on the goals of this program. Funds will support the US Commercial Services Gold Key program, travel to overseas markets, participation in seminars and educational events; translation of website and marketing materials; and customized market research.