VEDP Welcomes 24 Private Sector International Trade Partners

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 assist Virginia exporters with executing their export initiatives. These professionals provide assistance in the areas of accounting, advertising, web development and marketing, corporate strategy and insurance, customs brokerage and freight forwarding, financial services, legal services and compliance, and translation.

Trade Partners for Fiscal Year 2020 include:

ACCESS, Inc. – Roanoke
AHT Insurance – Leesburg
Allegheny Brokerage Co, Inc. – Dublin
BB&T, International Services Division – Richmond
CAPSTONE Strategic, Inc. – McLean
Choice Translating, Inc. – Charlotte, NC
Commonwealth Trading Partners, Inc. (CTP) – Alexandria
Dunlap Law, PLC – Henrico
Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. – Norfolk
Fairchild Fisk Giroux, LLC – Township, OH
First Citizens Bank – Raleigh, NC
Fluet, Huber & Hoang (FH+H) – Mclean
Global Insurance Services, LLC – Ellicott City, MD
GlobalDoc, Inc. – Atlanta, GA
Globalization Partners – Boston, MA
IBT Online – Deerfield, IL
PBMares, LLP – Fairfax
PIASCIK & Associates PC – Glen Allen
PNC Bank – Norfolk
Studio Center Corporation – Virginia Beach
The Language Group, LLC – Virginia Beach
UPS – Richmond
Vandeventer Black, LLP – Norfolk
Williams Mullen – Washington, D.C.

“Public-private partnerships are a proven way to multiply state resources,” said Paul Grossman, VEDP Vice President of International Trade. “We are delighted that these service firms are supporting Virginia exporters with their time and knowledge.”

The Commonwealth of Virginia exports more than $36.9 billion in goods and services annually. Exports of Virginia’s products and services to the world are vital to the growth of the Commonwealth, supporting more than 230,000 jobs and generating $2 billion annually in tax revenue. VEDP offers numerous programs to assist Virginia companies with selling into the global marketplace, and has a network of international market research consultants covering more than 70 countries around the globe.

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership was created by the Virginia General Assembly in 1995 to encourage, stimulate, and support the development and expansion of the economy of the Commonwealth. To accomplish its objectives of promoting economic expansion within the Commonwealth, the Partnership focuses its efforts on business recruitment, expansion and international trade.