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.

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