Explore New Business Opportunities Throughout the Middle East & Africa at Trade Winds

Dubai, UAE  |  March 6-8, 2022 Join us in Dubai, UAE for the largest U.S. government-led trade mission and business development forum. Organized by the U.S. Commercial Service, Trade Winds will feature meetings with U.S. commercial diplomats from over 20 countries in the Middle East, North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa, exciting conference programming, and plenty of networking….

ExporTech Program Strengthens Murray Corporation’s Export Strategy

This episode of Export Nation is part of a series that highlights the ExporTech program, a joint effort between the U.S. Commercial Service and the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) to accelerate the growth of export ready manufacturers via the development of a structured export strategy.

News from CS Maryland: Maryland Export Day, Business in Africa, & Pride 2021

First Maryland Export Day Celebrated on May 25th with Proclamation From Gov. Hogan The proclamation from Governor Hogan recognizes May 25th as “Maryland Export Day” and acknowledges the strength of Maryland exports, as well as exporting’s critical role for Maryland businesses and the local economy, during World Trade Month. In his remarks, Lt. Governor Rutherford recognized how assistance from the Commercial…


May 18, 2021 – Baltimore.  The Maryland/D.C. District Export Council (Maryland/D.C. DEC) is pleased to announce Governor Hogan, Lt. Governor Rutherford, and the State of Maryland have issued a Governor’s proclamation for May 25th as “Maryland Export Day”.   The Maryland/D.C. DEC pursued this proclamation as it saw the importance of recognizing Maryland exports and…

Welcome Michael K. Jackson to the U.S. Commercial Service in Baltimore!

CS Baltimore Welcomes Michael K. Jackson We are delighted to announce that Michael K. Jackson has been appointed as Senior International Trade Specialist with the U.S. Commercial Service in Baltimore. Michael is a NASBITE Certified Global Business Professional and brings more than 15 years of experience assisting small businesses in the international trade finance arena….

Additional SME COVID-19 Relief

Update on COVID-19 Relief As the country moves into a new phase of the vaccination effort – one where all adults are eligible for vaccinations – we want to ensure that you are aware of a new tax credit that President Biden announced today. The new paid leave tax credit will offset the cost for employers with…

Opportunities for globalizing Maryland businesses remain, despite travel restrictions

The ExportMD Grant, provided by Maryland Department of Commerce’s Office of International Investment and Trade (OIIT), is one of the best kept secrets supporting small and medium exporters.  The MD-DC DEC thanks its partners at Maryland Commerce for its ongoing support of the DEC’s programs (such as ExporTech) and Maryland’s export community. https://open.maryland.gov/blog/opportunities-globalizing-maryland-businesses-remain-despite-travel-restrictions/

ExporTech 2021—Apply Today to Reach Your Export Potential!

Join the MD-DC District Export Council & the U.S. Commercial Service forExporTech™ 2021We’re going virtual! How Does ExporTech™ Work? January through February 2021 Tuesdays and Fridays 2-hour virtual sessions* Program Fee: $990** Registration Deadline: Dec. 18, 2020 Develop a Customized Export Growth Plan under Expert Guidance Helps your company go-to-market by providing support – and…