Export Alabama is a seamless network of international trade agencies with the fundamental objective of helping Alabama companies grow their business internationally. This strong alliance of partner organizations works together to develop and coordinate programs to facilitate the export of Alabama’s goods and services overseas.
In 2004, Alabama’s Office of International Trade began a coordinated effort between key partners to create a more efficient export support system for Alabama firms. Today, this effort is known as Export Alabama. This alliance of local, state, and federal partners works together to develop and coordinate
programs and services to facilitate the export of Alabama goods and services through customized export assistance and the creation of global connections.
Export Alabama assists Alabama companies in accessing foreign markets to increase international sales, providing trade education and training opportunities; and organizing international trade missions and shows for Alabama firms to identify opportunities in foreign markets.
To help companies succeed in the global marketplace, Export Alabama provides comprehensive international trade services, all on a confidential basis. Some services available to Alabama companies include advocacy; export education workshops; export finance assistance; finding foreign distributors, agents & buyers; international market research & recommendations; trade missions & trade show support; and trade regulations & compliance guidance.
Export Alabama is chaired by Christina Stimpson, Alabama Department of Commerce.