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Massachusetts State Expansion Program “STEP” Application Webinar
09/20/2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Join the Massachusetts Export Center to learn about the Massachusetts State Trade Expansion Program (“STEP”), which is available to eligible Massachusetts small businesses for the purpose of increasing export sales of their goods and services.
The Massachusetts STEP program is administered by the Massachusetts Office of International Trade & Investment, in collaboration with the Massachusetts Export Center, through a grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration.
This webinar will discuss the parameters of the Massachusetts STEP program and walk participants through the STEP application process. The webinar will provide guidance on program eligibility and completion of the application, and will also discuss specific elements that are critical for successful applicants. The webinar will also provide tips on assessing export readiness and planning international marketing activities in support of the STEP application.
Those applicants who have demonstrated a strong commitment to exporting with a well-planned export strategy will have the best likelihood of success!
Special Note: Federal funding for the 2019-2020 Massachusetts STEP program has not yet been appropriated. Applicants must complete and submit their applications with the understanding that there is a risk that the program will not be funded. Applicants must also understand that grant awards are made on a competitive basis. For more information, visit www.mass.gov/export/step.
Date: Friday, September 20, 2019
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EST
Cost: No charge
Contact: Massachusetts Export Center at 617-973-6610