Virginia Economic Development Partnership

Arab Health 2017

January 30 – February 2, 2017

Deadline for completed application: December 2, 2016

Travelling to a new market can be the action that seals the deal for your small business. Your
company can meet new customers and grow international sales by exhibiting at international
trade shows. Through the STEP Program*, funds are available on a reimbursement basis for
eligible companies to attend the following international trade shows.  VEDP will not have a booth at this event, but STEP will provide funding for companies to purchase their own booth.

  • Reimbursement: $6,000 each for five (5) companies will be available for booth space
    and build-out at the trade show.
  • Reimbursement: 75% of pre-approved airfare and hotel room fees up to $2,500 for
    travel to participate in the trade show.

For more information, please contact Joel Stopha, STEP Grant Manager, at

* Program funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration