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Virginia Companies Expand into Global Markets through Commonwealth’s Trade Accelerator Program

RICHMOND, VA – Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that 16 companies across the Commonwealth have graduated from the Virginia

Virginia Companies Expand into Global Markets through Commonwealth’s Trade Accelerator Program

RICHMOND, VA Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that 11 companies across the Commonwealth have graduated from the Virginia

Ten Virginia Companies Expand Into Global Markets Through Commonwealth’s Trade Accelerator Program

RICHMOND, VA – Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that 10 companies across the Commonwealth have graduated from the Virginia Economic Developm

Twelve Companies Selected To Participate In Virginia Leaders In Export Trade Program

RICHMOND—The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) today announced the acceptance of 12 companies into its two-year Virginia Leaders in

Virginia Companies Expand into Global Markets with Commonwealth’s Trade Accelerator Program

RICHMOND, VA–Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that 11 companies across the Commonwealth have graduated from the Virginia Economic Developmen

Case Studies

Ceres Nanosciences

Ceres Nanosciences Takes its Diagnostic Technology Global With VEDP’s Help

Ceres’ technology has the benefit of being useful without the large capital investments that testing space often requires — the company provides a solution that can go into already-existing facilities. With VEDP’s help, Ceres and its international partners are rolling it out to help prevent and manage future pandemics.

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After Early Hiccups, Exporting Proves Lucrative for Qore Performance

With VEDP’s assistance, QPI has lined up active distributors in Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Scandinavia, and Australia, while shipping to other countries worldwide with confidence that its brand will be represented properly. The company is now looking to expand into the Middle East.

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Reservoir Distillery Establishes Itself Down Under With Help from VEDP Trade Missions

Reservoir Distillery has manufactured craft bourbons, ryes, and other whiskeys from its Richmond facility since 2008. The company prides itself on locally sourcing its ingredients — all of the grains used in its spirits come from within 45 miles of the distillery, and every whiskey is crafted, aged, and bottled in-house.

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International Sales Help Dilon Technologies Weather Domestic Downturn

The company joined VEDP’s Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) program in 2020, helping its international sales grow by 300% — and the enhanced focus on exports came at a fortuitous time. Soon after Dilon began the program, the U.S. market went into a downturn due to the COVID-19 pandemic, while international markets kept growing, helping protect the company from the ups and downs of the domestic market.