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Long-term strategy aims to increase competitiveness of Virginia businesses in international marketplace, grow exports by 50 percent NORFOLK—Governor Ralph Northam today announced the first ever comprehensive International Trade Strategic Plan for Virginia. The plan lays out an aggressive goal to expand the Commonwealth’s international trade output by 50 percent over the next 15 years, increasing… Read more

~ Fourteen Virginia companies recognized for completing two-year international business acceleration program ~ RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that 14 companies from across the Commonwealth have graduated from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s (VEDP) Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) Program. The program, which now has 290 graduates, assists Virginia exporters that have firmly established… Read more

Trade partners provide resources to Virginia companies to support international business   RICHMOND – The International Trade Division of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) today announced a partnership with 24 private sector providers that will offer services to Virginia companies. The private sector Trade Partners are a team of expert international service providers that… Read more

RESTON, Va. – SyncDog Inc., the leading Independent Software Vendor (ISV) for next generation mobile security and data loss prevention, today announced their export promotion alliance with the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) International Trade Division in order to more readily enter international markets. With mobile workforces on the rise, SyncDog plans to take their… Read more

Nine Virginia companies recognized for completing two-year international business acceleration program RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that nine companies from across the Commonwealth have graduated from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s (VEDP) Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) program. The VALET program now has 276 graduates. The VALET program assists Virginia exporters that have firmly… Read more

~ North Tazewell-based company recognized for excellence in international business ~ RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that PBE Group of North Tazewell, Virginia is the recipient of the 2018 Commonwealth of Virginia Governor’s Award for Excellence in International Trade. The Governor presented the award at the 70th Annual Virginia Conference on World Trade, held in Richmond. PBE… Read more

Trade Partners provide resources to Virginia companies to support international business RICHMOND, VA —The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) International Trade Division today announced a partnership with 25 private sector providers that will offer services to Virginia companies. The private sector Trade Partners are a team of expert international service providers that assist Virginia exporters… Read more

Thirteen Virginia companies recognized for completing two-year international business acceleration program RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that 13 companies from across the Commonwealth have graduated from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s (VEDP) Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) Program. The graduating companies increased international sales by an average of 82 percent during their two years… Read more

Governor Ralph Northam today announced that 13 companies from across the Commonwealth have graduated from the Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) Program, touting impressive results as they successfully exported products and services overseas. The VALET program, run by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP), assists exporters in the Commonwealth that have firmly established their… Read more

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) today announced the appointment of its new Committee on International Trade. In the 2017 session the Virginia General Assembly mandated the establishment of an advisory committee to include one ex-officio, voting member; a member of the Board of Commissioners of the Virginia Port Authority, and two citizen members appointed… Read more