The ITC at SIUE and the CARES Act

Financial Assistance

Did you know your business could be eligible to receive up to $27,000 (per year) to help start or increase your exports and reach new international buyers? In addition, thanks to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed by Congress on March 27, 2020, there is financial assistance available to you and your company along with additional support from your local Illinois SBDC International Trade Center at SIUE. Questions?

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Roundtable Events

The International Trade Center at SIUE concluded a series of successful roundtable events in 2020 discussing the opportunities and challenges everyone is currently facing in regards to exporting amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Please check back for information on future live roundtable events to network with local businesses that are navigating the global market and hear about their experiences.

Follow the link to see success of the ITC and CARES Act information,