Kansas is awarded STEP Grant funds -the cost of export training is reduced by 75% to only $49!

Staff News

Great news from the Kansas Department of Commerce:

“Kansas has been chosen as a recipient of a 2016 STEP (State Trade and Export Promotion) Grant in support of the KSBDC’s Riddle of the Exporter training events. Twenty funding opportunities will be made available to eligible Kansas small businesses. Each participating company will receive $150 in assistance toward the training program in the form of post-activity reimbursement.”

That brings the cost of the November 4th, one-day
“Riddle of the Exporter” seminar down to just $49!

The Riddle of the Exporter explores 8 key steps in exporting products or services:

• Managerial Readiness/Getting Started
• International Market Research
• Market Entry
• Legal Matters
• Regulatory Compliance
• Transportation
• Payments/Finance
• Cultural matters

in a fast-paced, fun atmosphere of active learning.

Note that you must apply for Kansas STEP Grant funds prior to taking the course in order to receive financial assistance. Apply here.

Enroll in the next Riddle of the Exporter seminar, offered at Johnson County Community College on Nov. 4:

Riddle of the Exporter
11/04/16 Fri 8:00 am – 5:00 pm $199 23613

Do you have a great product or service that you may be able to market internationally? Are you looking to diversify your markets to protect or expand your business? Learn how to sell to the 95% of the world’s consumers who are outside the U.S.! This day-long seminar will take you through the steps of exporting: readiness, market research, market entry, legal, regulatory compliance, transportation, payments/finance and cultural issues. Box lunch provided. Instructor: John Addessi.

For more information, please call 913-469-3878
To register by phone: Call 913-469-2323.
View more classes at www.jccc.edu/ksbdc