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The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) announced the acceptance of 14 Virginia companies into its two-year Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) program. Launched in January 2002, the program assists exporters in the Commonwealth that have firmly established domestic operations and are committed to international exporting as an expansion strategy. Participating firms are chosen based… Read more

Eleven companies from across the Commonwealth graduated this week from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s (VEDP) Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) Program, touting impressive results from their newly acquired tools to successfully export products and services overseas. The graduating companies were recognized during a luncheon at the downtown Richmond Marriott. January’s 11 graduating companies… Read more

As a trade and international business development specialist, Barbara Mowat facilitates relationships between borders. Acting as The State of Virginia’s Trade Mission Partner in Canada, Barbara played an instrumental role in connecting two organizations – The Personnel Department and Bannockburn Global Forex, LLC. To read the full story, click here.

Governor Bob McDonnell today announced that the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) has launched its ‘Going Global’ initiative to mitigate the impact of defense spending cuts on Virginia’s economy, the nation’s leading state recipient of federal spending. VEDP- International Trade’s focus is to assist Virginia businesses in capturing export opportunities overseas. As the U.S. Federal… Read more