Programs for Trade Promotion Partners
"Vibrant partnerships between our government and our businesses can play a critical role in deepening our commercial relationships; shaping a well-functioning international economic order; and promoting a future of peace and prosperity for communities across the globe."
- U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker.
Strategic Partnership Program
ITA's Strategic Partners support our mission of strengthening the competitiveness of U.S. industry, promoting trade and investment, and ensuring fair trade through the rigorous enforcement of trade laws and agreements. Partnership activities help to grow the U.S. exporter base, educate the public on the benefits of international trade, and increase awareness of government resources that help exporters and investors. Together, we can improve the global business environment and help U.S. organizations compete at home and abroad.View
Market Development Cooperator Program
Market Development Cooperator Program (MDCP) financial assistance awards go to trade associations and other non-profit industry goups. The ultimate beneficiaries of MDCP-funded projects are indivudual U.S. businesses and the U.S. workers they employ.
The average Market Development Cooperator Program (MDCP) project lasts over three years and generates over $96 million in exports, or about $32 million per year. Each project creates or sustains 178 U.S. jobs per year!
Trade Fair Certification
Certified trade shows offer vital access to U.S. firms entering and expanding into foreign markets. Apply today!View
International Buyer Program
The International Buyer Program promotes leading U.S. trade shows in industries with high export potential.View
Certified Trade Missions
Overseas trade missions organized by public sector export-oriented groups help U.S. companies meet potential partners.