Interested in Growing Your Business? Take Advantage of VITAL Today!!
We are excited to share with you information about a new partnership between the Virginia Chamber of Commerce and the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP), the Virginia International Trade Alliance (VITAL), which will connect Virginia companies to new international tools and programs.
Through our Chamber’s relationship with the Virginia Chamber, we are pleased to announce that our member companies can take advantage of the benefits offered through VITAL! These benefits include:
Discounts on Market Research
Interested in learning more about whether your company could export internationally? VITAL has over 75 consultants worldwide at your service! That is the remarkable resource VEDP-International Trade has assembled on behalf of Virginia’s business community. These experts provide valuable in-country market research specific to your product or service. They compile background information and identify potential representatives. They conduct due diligence and arrange “match-making” appointments with potential distributors and customers. Additional custom research is available. The possibilities are limitless.
MARKET RESEARCH WILL HELP YOU:
- Gain local knowledge fast
- Realize competitive advantages
- Understand country regulations
- Open new doors to export success
MARKET RESEARCH IS AVAILABLE TO VITAL PARTICIPANTS FOR ONLY $250! Learn more about the advantages of VEDP’s market research here.
International Trade Missions
VITAL helps Virginia companies meet potential customers and partners through participation in trade missions. These well-planned visits are business meetings set up on a company’s behalf to meet with potential buyers or distributors that are pre-qualified based one xport market objectives. VEDP-International Trade arranges these trips for several companies to travel together and individually meet with potential buyers or distributors that are pre-qualified based on your export market objectives.
TRADE MISSIONS ARE AVAILABLE TO VITAL PARTICIPANTS FOR ONLY $1,750—HALF OFF VIRGINIA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP’S STANDARD RATE!! View upcoming trade missions here
The process for applying to VITAL is simple.
- Have an exportable product or service, and:
- Have not participated in VEDP-International Trade program in the past 3 years
A simple, one page application form is required to determine eligibility. Once a company is found eligible, VEDP will work with the company from there!
We hope you will take advantage of these great programs. If your company is interested, please complete the application form and submit it to Samantha Quig at the Virginia Chamber of Commerce at firstname.lastname@example.org AND Andrea Whaley with the Prince William Chamber of Commerce at email@example.com. We need a record of your application on file. Please be sure to mention that you are a member of the Prince William Chamber of Commerce in your email. If you have questions about the “exportability” of your product or service, feel free to contact Samantha Quig at the Virginia Chamber of Commerce (804-237-1457).