The Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance (NEPA) has provided international trade assistance for more than 30 years. NEPA promotes the benefits of international trade and provides customized counseling to businesses of all sizes and stages of export development: new-to-export, new-to-market, and market expansion.
Pennsylvania offers one of the largest, most comprehensive state-sponsored export development programs in the country. The Pennsylvania Office of International Business Development (OIBD) offers a wide range of programs and services to expand the global reach and export capacity of Pennsylvania businesses. This includes Pennsylvania’s global network of Authorized Trade Representatives (ATRs) strategically located throughout the world.
As the first point of contact for international trade in the region, NEPA provides manufacturers and service firms with export development services including: access to the Pennsylvania Authorized Trade Representatives, market research, market entry strategy development, technical support, educational events, trade show and mission preparation, and access to grants and financing programs. NEPA also maintains a vast professional referral network including the U.S. Commercial Service.