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FREE Export Consultation!

The West Virginia Department of Economic Development’s International Office will host a virtual “office hours” event on Dec. 16 with Chad Ramp of the WV District Export Council and M&K Truck Centers. West Virginia companies that reserve a spot will receive a free 20-minute consultation and expert advice on how trade missions and other export […]

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FCC Launches New National Broadband Map; West Virginia Prepares to Challenge by January 13, 2023

CHARLESTON, W.Va. –The new National Broadband Map was released by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on November 18, 2022. The West Virginia Office of Broadband and the West Virginia Broadband Enhancement Council ask that all West Virginians review their location data and broadband availability data on the new map to help ensure accuracy. The FCC will accept challenges […]

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Export Office Hours – Online Marketing to Increase Exports

‪November 17, 2022 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. EST ‪Having a great website is a very important marketing tool. However, unless your website is paired with an effective online marketing strategy, it may never generate the level of international sales you are wishing for. ‪If you are looking for general advice on how to make […]

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West Virginia Office of Broadband Advancing Digital Equity in the Mountain State

CHARLESTON, W.VA —In honor of Digital Inclusion Week, an annual event that raises awareness about digital equity work across the country, the West Virginia Department of Economic Development announced today the award of $730,000 for the development of West Virginia’s Digital Equity Plan. The funds, which come in the form of a Digital Equity Planning […]

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More STEP funds available Oct. 1

We’re pleased to announce that the West Virginia State Trade Expansion Program grant, also known as WV STEP, has been renewed for another cycle and that businesses like yours will continue to get help developing export projects! We have $300,000 in federal funding to help eligible small businesses pay for trade mission and trade show […]

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