Iowa’s District Export Council
We are successful exporters, accountants, lawyers, freight forwarders, bankers, trade professionals, academics, and members of local government. We pool our knowledge to provide a source of professional real-world advice to businesses and to the state’s international trade community.
The Iowa DEC provides leadership and trade expertise to complement the U.S. Commercial Service’s export promotion work. We represent the interests of the U.S. exporting community and provide business mentoring on the export process, trade education through our Export-U.com online export training website, plus workshops, seminars and community outreach to encourage Iowa firms to export.
We follow a value and results-driven approach to serve as a model for fellow District Export Councils nationally and adhere to the goals of:
1. Promoting export opportunities
2. Advocating trade promotion policies
3. Supporting businesses in developing export successes
We invite you to reach out, attend our events, and use us as a resource to help grow your export sales.
Your DEC Members
Sr. Director Int. Business Development & Government Affairs
CK International, Ltd.
U.S. Export Assistance Center
Central Bancshares Inc. (CBI)
Need expert advice on international trade? Just ask us; the DEC offers free mentoring to Iowa’s companies. Our members each have special trade knowledge they are eager to share to help businesses in our state develop export sales.
U.S. COMMERCIAL SERVICE IOWA
IOWA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, IOWA
SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER, IOWA
Before you get on a plane and start spending serious money, it’s important to understand the export process. Fortunately, we’re here to help.
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