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International Trade Support and Incentives 

The State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) mission is to increase the number of U.S. small business exporters and increase their export sales.
 
The STEP Program funds can reimburse a portion of a company's eligible costs for the following: 
 
  • Attending international trade shows, international sales trips and select domestic trade shows.  A full list of eligible domestic trade shows is available by clicking HERE
  • Attending state-led trade missions.  
  • Translation Services, such as print company profiles, catalogs, product literature, packaging, labels or manuals for international distribution. 
Interested companies can determine if they are eligible to receive the STEP Grant by clicking HERE.
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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
 

More Information

For more information, contact the South Dakota STEP Business Development Representative Ann Gesick-Johnson at (605) 367-5340 or email Ann.Gesick-Johnson@sdreadytowork.com