International Trade

UGA SBDC Center

International trade can open up a world of opportunities for businesses of all sizes. Did you know that 95% of the world’s consumers live outside of the United States?

Advancements in information technology and logistics allow most any business access to the global market place. If you have a Website, global consumers are checking you out. Interestingly, many U.S. businesses ignore international inquiries because of their perception of risk. Don’t ignore opportunity.

You don’t need to be an expert in trade. Let our SBDC International Trade Center be your expert. We can support you in a variety of ways such as: walking you through a transaction, identifying opportunities, investigating trade financing options or resolving a particular trade issue.

We work as a team with our USEAC partner organizations to make sure you benefit from all of our state and federal resources.

Do you want to have a global market for a Georgia based product or service? Our International Trade Center can give you the information to take the world market by storm or localize with just one other country.

Our consultants can help:

  • Determine the exportability of your products or services
  • Identify appropriate markets and buyers
  • Develop market entry strategies
  • Establish shipping and distribution networks
  • Determine appropriate payment methods and identify export financing and insurance needs

We work closely with other government agencies, including the Georgia Department of Economic Development; the U.S. Department of Commerce; and the U.S. Small Business Administration. Our international trade experts give Georgia business owners an edge in exporting.

Contact:

International Trade Center
2530 Sever Road, Suite 202
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Phone: (678) 985-6820
Fax: (678) 985-6819

Newsletter:

Looking to stay up to date with our department? Sign up below for our monthly newsletter filled with upcoming training, client stories, and international trade news:

Subscribe

* indicates required
Which category best describes you?

Related Training

ExportGA

EXPORTGA2By the last working session you will have identified prospects in your best export marketing, and you will be prepared to communicate and negotiate with them.

Level: Advanced

Develop Import/Export Business

Developing IE BizThis series will cover several key topics on how to successfully develop an import/export business.

Level: Intermediate

  • In order to help small businesses recover from the effects of COVID-19, the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center is currently offering all of its continuing education programming at no direct charge to small business owners, employees and prospective business owners for calendar year 2020 thanks to special funding from the CARES Act.

 

Consultants

Darrel C. Hulsey

Darrel C. Hulsey

Director, International Trade Center

Contact

Email: dhulsey@georgiasbdc.org

Mario Gonzalez

Mario Gonzalez

International Trade Consultant

Contact

Email: mgonzalez@georgiasbdc.org

Dimitris Kloussiadis

Dimitris Kloussiadis

International Trade Consultant

Related Articles

CAREER POSTING: Business Consultant, UGA SBDC International Trade
22 Jan 09:36 am

Sound Business Planning Produces Runaway Sales In Global Markets
22 Apr 02:16 pm

Roswell equipment makers Andal and Balu Balasubramanian are feeding the foodie revolution now raging from coffee shops...

Remembering Former UGA Business Dean and National Legacy
26 Mar 12:13 pm

Former University of Georgia business dean, William C. Flewellen, Jr., 100 years-of-age, passed away Tuesday, March 12,...

UGA Professor Teams Up With SBDC to Help Clean Up Explosives
12 Mar 10:40 am

Mining, construction, the oil industry and other civil uses account for about 90 percent of the explosives...

Knowledge, Networking and Persistence Bring Disaster Relief to Mid-Georgia Manufacturer
13 Feb 09:14 am

MF&H Textiles is Taylor County’s largest single-point private employer with nearly 50 employees. Its 19-acre campus between...

Improved Understanding of Financials Helps Atlanta Aviation Company Soar
25 May 09:52 am

Dan Casey was looking for a location for a new business after selling his Oxnard, California-based helicopter...

2018 Flewellen Award Winners
9 May 05:24 pm

Throughout the year, there are many consultants that go above and beyond “the call of duty,” to...

ExportGA Expands Woodstock Business’s Global Reach
6 Apr 10:30 am

Georgia’s 2016 SBA Exporter of the Year for 2016, Carl Hazenberg, enjoys telling potential customers that his...

40 Years of Small Business Development Center at UGA
28 Aug 11:04 am

Who would have thought that an idea in 1975, promoted by William C. Flewellen, Jr., former Dean...

Is My Product Exportable?
12 Aug 02:56 pm

In reference to the futility of trying to close a business deal, you may have heard the...