Program helps small businesses increase exports

Information from the Ohio Development Services Agency

Applications for the International Market Access Grant for Exporters (IMAGE) program are now open.

IMAGE is designed to help small and medium-sized businesses increase exports and create jobs. The grant provides a 50 percent reimbursement, up to $7,500 per fiscal year, for qualifying activities.

Popular qualifying activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Exhibiting at trade shows
  • Participating in trade missions
  • International advertising
  • Translation services
  • Website development.

The IMAGE program is funded, in part, through the Small Business Administration’s State Trade Expansion Program.

For more information or to apply, click here or visit https://development.ohio.gov/bs/bs_image.htm.

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