New Mexico Economic Development Accepting Applications for Small Businesses to Participate in 2015 STEP Grant International Trade Program

Santa Fe – The New Mexico Economic Development Department’s (NMEDD) Office of International Trade is pleased to announce it will begin to coordinate for, recruit and assist New Mexico companies to participate in major international trade events. The 18 trade events will take place over the course of the next year in various countries targeted to different industries. NMEDD’s Office of International Trade Office was awarded $197,500, its third round of funding under the U.S. Small Business Administration State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) program of which allows the department to provide a wide range of services to assist New Mexico business grow their export base internationally.