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The VIP Resource Section provides important information for VIP Applicants and Graduates that specifically address federal procurement.




Conducting business internationally can be a daunting experience, but many small businesses have great success expanding overseas. Successful companies learn many lessons through trial and error in addition to spending significant time doing market research. With the help of our knowledgeable and experienced VIP Instructors, the following resources have been collected to help expedite your company’s international success. Please take advantage of these resources so you will be prepared to meet the challenges of the international market.

World Bank’s 2020 Doing Business Guide: 

Look up your targeted market for good detail on procedure, time and cost across 10 separate aspects of business regulations.

The International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce: 

The International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce manages this global trade site to provide access to ITA information on promoting trade and investment, strengthening the competitiveness of U.S. industry, and ensuring fair trade and compliance with trade laws and agreements.

Commercial Diplomacy:

The Commercial and Business Affairs division of the U.S. Department of State provides assistance to U.S. firms seeking help with business problems abroad by coordinating the Department’s advocacy efforts on behalf of U.S. companies, connecting American firms to resources at U.S. embassies, and identifying commercial information and market opportunities for the U.S. business community.


VetsGoGlobal is a Veteran led initiative of the U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, U.S. Commercial Service whose focus is to educate and inform U.S. Veteran-owned businesses on the export process and international business opportunities.


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