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The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) today announced the acceptance of 12 companies into its two-year Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) program. The VALET program assists companies in the Commonwealth that are committed to international exporting as a growth strategy. To participate, each business must meet both quantitative and qualitative selection criteria, and participating… Read more

Richmond—The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) today announced that its Division of International Trade is adapting its Trade Missions program to a virtual platform in response to the impacts of the pandemic, travel restrictions, and sustained interest in international business development assistance by Virginia exporters. Virtual Market Visits will allow companies to continue to utilize… Read more

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that 10 companies across the Commonwealth have graduated from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s (VEDP) Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) Program. VALET, which now has over 300 graduated companies, assists Virginia exporters that have firmly established domestic operations and are committed to international exporting as a growth strategy.  … Read more

Fourteen Virginia companies recognized for completing two-year international business acceleration program Richmond—The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) today announced that 14 companies from across the Commonwealth have graduated from its Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) Program. The program, which now has 304 graduates, assists Virginia exporters that have firmly established their domestic operations and… Read more

Long-term strategy aims to increase competitiveness of Virginia businesses in international marketplace, grow exports by 50 percent NORFOLK—Governor Ralph Northam today announced the first ever comprehensive International Trade Strategic Plan for Virginia. The plan lays out an aggressive goal to expand the Commonwealth’s international trade output by 50 percent over the next 15 years, increasing… Read more

~ Fourteen Virginia companies recognized for completing two-year international business acceleration program ~ RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that 14 companies from across the Commonwealth have graduated from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s (VEDP) Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) Program. The program, which now has 290 graduates, assists Virginia exporters that have firmly established… Read more

Trade partners provide resources to Virginia companies to support international business   RICHMOND – The International Trade Division of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) today announced a partnership with 24 private sector providers that will offer services to Virginia companies. The private sector Trade Partners are a team of expert international service providers that… Read more

RESTON, Va. – SyncDog Inc., the leading Independent Software Vendor (ISV) for next generation mobile security and data loss prevention, today announced their export promotion alliance with the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) International Trade Division in order to more readily enter international markets. With mobile workforces on the rise, SyncDog plans to take their… Read more

Nine Virginia companies recognized for completing two-year international business acceleration program RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that nine companies from across the Commonwealth have graduated from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s (VEDP) Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) program. The VALET program now has 276 graduates. The VALET program assists Virginia exporters that have firmly… Read more

~ North Tazewell-based company recognized for excellence in international business ~ RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that PBE Group of North Tazewell, Virginia is the recipient of the 2018 Commonwealth of Virginia Governor’s Award for Excellence in International Trade. The Governor presented the award at the 70th Annual Virginia Conference on World Trade, held in Richmond. PBE… Read more