Business Export Assistance in Martin County

A growing number of Martin County companies look to overseas markets for customers. The BDBMC offers unique resources to these companies who already export, or who would like to export in the future.  Join our export roundtable, offering advice and assistance to new and seasoned exporters and everyone in between. We employ the services of the resources listed below to ensure export success for all Martin County companies.


Florida Export Directory

   Free directory that gives Florida exporters exposure to international markets.

Florida's Research Coast Export Directory

   Free, regional export directory

U.S. Commercial Service Export Liaison

   A new program for 2010, a representative from the US Commercial service will be available for one-on-one meetings at the BDBMC
   as needed to offer export assistance to Martin County businesses.

Export Assistance Office 

   The regional EAO provides export counseling and advice to Martin County manufacturers, export intermediaries, and services
   companies. These international marketing professionals can evaluate the market readiness of current and potential exporters help
   select target markets for a company's particular products and services, and provide baseline legal, tax, and logistics requirements.

Enterprise Florida  

   Enterprise Florida maintains an extensive schedule of overseas trade missions and exhibitions worldwide. Export Sales Missions are
   professionally planned and feature one-on-one appointments with potential business partners overseas.


  • Target Sector Trade Event Grants: Eligible small and medium-sized companies can apply for a Target Sector Trade Event Grant to help offset costs and enable them to participate in Enterprise Florida trade shows and select U.S. certified trade exhibitions in target sectors.


  • Qualified International Trade Leads: Enterprise Florida identifies and qualifies foreign companies interested in sourcing goods and services, creating export opportunities for Martin County companies.

 Florida First Sourcing Program

   Martin County exporters seeking Florida suppliers can take advantage of the Florida First Sourcing Program to identify in-state
   suppliers for their export needs. It encourages Florida trading companies and purchasing agents to buy Florida products rather than
   purchasing from other states to fill their export orders.

Export Finance / Florida Export Finance Corporation 

  Provides financing for small and medium-sized companies who have difficulty obtaining financial assistance from conventional lending


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