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STEP Awardee: Massachusetts

Office Information:

Office of International Trade and Investment
10 Park Plaza, Suite 3730
Boston, MA 02116


Mr. Mark Sullivan
STEP Project Director
10 Park Plaza, Suite 4510
Boston, MA 02216

Federal Funding: $500,000

Match: $166,667

Total: $666,667


State Organization: Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Office of International Trade & Investment

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts will use STEP award funds to support export development for ESBCs by offering a series of free webinars and a comprehensive training program. STEP will further support participation in industry specific tradeshows and targeted foreign industry trade events to provide ESBCs with opportunities for export sales, as well as expanding existing and new distribution channels. The state will also organize Massachusetts pavilions at Arab Health, the Hannover Messe, the Paris Air Show, and the Defense Security and Equipment International (DESI) Show. STEP funds are also available to cover fees for U.S. Department of Commerce services, translation services, matchmaking services, and international advertisement and compliance.