Reach Your Full Export Potential

The Idaho District Export Council (DEC) is made up of industry and service provider professionals who share their knowledge and expertise with Idaho companies to help them compete and win business in the international marketplace.

Our Sponsors

Our Mission

DEC members contribute leadership and international trade expertise to complement the export promotion efforts of the U.S. Commercial Service through counseling businesses on the exporting process and conducting trade education and community outreach.

Strengthening Companies

Stimulating Growth

Creating Employment

Community Outreach

Trade Education

Export Expansion

What is the Idaho District Council?

The Idaho District Export Council is a private, non-profit organization that brings together experienced international business people who provide guidance and assistance regarding international markets.

U.S. Commercial Service

The U.S. Commercial Service office in Boise is part of a  global network of experienced trade professionals located throughout the United States and in U.S. Embassies and Consulates worldwide. Whether you’re looking to make your first export sale or expand to new markets, we offer the expertise you need to connect with lucrative opportunities and increase your bottom line.

DEC Sponsors & Sponsorships

The Idaho District Export Council is grateful to its sponsors for financial support, guidance, and service. 


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Upcoming Events

2023 U.S. National Export Strategy

Hey Exporters! The 2023 U.S. National Export Strategy is an important piece of the puzzle regarding the United States Department of Commerce’s efforts to promote U.S. strength in future industries and create jobs all around the country.

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Kendee Yamaguchi, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Field Global Markets Visits Idaho

On June 14, the Idaho District Export Council (DEC), under the leadership of its Chair, Gerd Uitdewilligen, had the honor of meeting with Kendee Yamaguchi – the Deputy Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Field Global Markets – at Black Sage Technologies in Boise, Idaho. The DEC is immensely grateful to Black Sage and Ann Wood, the President of Black Sage and a seasoned DEC member, for graciously hosting this event.

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Export Week 2023 Featured a Host of Informative Export Webinars

In celebration of World Trade Month, the U.S. Commercial Service hosted a number of export sessions during the week of May 1-5, 2023! The sessions, led by both private and public sector experts, will feature tradecraft programs and industry focused opportunities. Many of the programs are being offered free of charge and you can choose as many as you’d like to attend. Whether you are new-to-export or an experienced exporter, Export Week will provide valuable information on forward thinking strategies and invaluable resources to increase your global sales.

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