Hispanic Heritage Month - LOOK SOUTH

Looking to Diversify Your Business and Enter New Markets?

LOOK SOUTH for your next customer

LOOK SOUTH is a coordinated Federal Government effort designed to help more American companies “Look South” to do business with and expand sales to dynamic markets including Mexico and our 10 other Free Trade Agreement (FTA) partners in Central and South America.

Chile    Colombia    Costa Rica    Dominican Republic    El Salvador Guatamala        Honduras        Mexico  Nicaragua             Panama       Peru

Why Look South?

  • Tap into Strong ConsumerDemand;
  • Explore New Markets;
  • Take Advantage of Federal Export Assistance and Financing.

“...Latin America represents an incredible opportunity for the United States, especially when it comes to my top priority as President: creating good, middle-class jobs...
Right now, over 40 percent of our exports go to the Americas. And those exports are growing faster than our trade with the rest of the world.”
- President Barack Obama, May 4, 2013


A U. S. Small Business Administration event featuring presentations by

  • U. S. Small Business Administration
  • International Trade Administration
  • Missouri International Trade & Investment Office
  • Small Business & Tech Development Ctr.
  • Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • World Trade Center St. Louis

This event is free. Bring business cards and be prepared to meet with federal, state and local government exporting/International trade experts to discuss selling internationally and export finance.

Date, Time& Location of LOOK SOUTH for your next customer:

Monday, September 15, 2014

6:00p.m.– 8:00 p.m.

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan St. Louis 3611 South Grand Boulevard, Suite 105

St.Louis,MO 63118

Telephone - 314-664-4432 or e-mail – staff@hccstl.com

Reservations not required, but recommended. Call 314-664-4432, e-mail staff@hccstl.com; or call 636-358-5941 or e-mail robert.newman@sba.gov

All SBA programs and cosponsored programs are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least two weeks in advance: Contact Bob Newman at robert.newman@sba.gov or 573-256-1794.

Click here for a PDF version of the flyer.