Office of International Trade: Tennessee

Office Information:

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
Strategy Division
312 Rosa L. Parks Ave, 11th Floor
Nashville, TN    37243-1102

Contact:

Ms.  Samar S. Ali
International Director
615-253-1796
615-741-5829

Authorized Representative:

Mr.  Will Alexander
Assistant Commissioner
615 253-2006
615 741-7306

Federal Funding: $604,551

Description:

The Tennessee Trade Program, or TNTrade, is intended to provide small and diverse businesses with the tools necessary to enter new and expand existing export markets. This initiative will continue to engage and empower companies seeking to increase exports with (1) the launch of TNTrade Academy; (2) a new focus on the role that international offices administer on behalf of Tennessee; (3) an expansion of international and domestic public relations strategy and marketing efforts around Tennessee’s exports and its potential; and (4) creating closer ties with Tennessee colleges and universities to leverage common international goals.

Leadership

Deputy Associate Administrator

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...

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