Export Readiness Program

The Export Readiness Program (ERP) is a training and counseling program to assist eligible small businesses begin or expand their export market development and sales. The program includes a series of export training workshops and webinars as well as one-on-one business counseling.

2024 Guam STEP Training Webinars:

Are you looking to grow your business through exporting? This training will help businesses to assess your company’s readiness to enter into new markets. Learn the basics of exporting, how to determine product demand, and prepare your company to expand beyond local sales.

Financing purchase orders for high volume sales can seem impossible for small business owners. It’s important to understand the risks and uncertainties exporters face in this area to determine the best financing options for your business. These options range from secured financing instruments such as Letters of Credit, and/or loan guarantees with the Small Business Administration, commercial banks, and other federal, state, and local government assistance programs. Explore flexible and secure payment options for your oversees customers, and learn how to manage your finances to prepare for future financing.

Attending trade missions or trade fairs allow you to promote your business to an international audience. Participating in these events enable you to take stock of your competition, validate your product, invite feedback and gain exposure. If your company plans on attending one in the near future, you’ll want to optimize your time and prepare a plan that includes realistic, achievable goals. Careful preparation is key to making the right first impression and will maximize your return on that investment.

  • February 20, 2024
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