Growing the Regional Economy Through Exports & Investment
With 95% of the world’s consumers and 80% of global purchasing power outside the U.S., tapping into international markets can help businesses of all sizes to thrive. And strong local companies contribute to a strong regional economy.
GREATER MSP is dedicated to growing the economy of the 16-county Minneapolis Saint Paul region by implementing the MSP Trade & Investment Plan to expand exports and attract investment from new geographies. Nearly 120,000 jobs in the region depend on it.
Working with our partners, we help companies in the metro region to launch or expand sales into overseas markets. We provide export counseling, and facilitate relationships with other service providers, industry groups and overseas organizations. As part of the export initiative, tools have been created that will help you take the next steps into global markets.
For specific information on where to start or next steps contact:
Jennifer Erickson GREATER MSP Export Development Manager
You have products you want to export. We can connect you to the appropriate resources and contacts. Get started by using the Export Help Navigator guided discovery tool.
EXPORT FEATURE - MARINETECH
The vision of MarineTech's founders and native ‘Minnesotans', Larry and Jan Grundtner, is to manufacture and provide all boaters, both recreational and professional, with the highest quality marine products possible. In this episode of Greater MSP Business, Larry shares how he has expanded his export sales and entered new markets around the world.