Education & Mentoring
Our experienced and knowledgeable DEC members stand ready to provide counseling, education, and mentoring to Idaho businesses. Our members include export service providers and seasoned exporters with extensive international business knowledge and experience. The DEC regularly hosts informational events, workshops, and webinars that cover topics of interest to Idaho exporters.
As part of the National Association of District Export Councils, we offer independent learning tools via the Export U portal. Export U is free training website operated by the Georgia District Export Council and the U.S. Export Assistance Center in Atlanta containing extremely valuable resources for exporters. Export U offers:
- Free webinars which can be streamed at any time. Each webinar comes with downloadable handouts, transcripts, links, and self-quizzes that teach you the skills of global exporting.
- An extensive database for exporters consisting of an international trade library of export data and publications. It also includes Country Commercial guides for over 150 markets.
- Exams that test your knowledge of the webinar topics. At the end of the quizzes, you can download a certificate of completion.
Contact us to see how we can help you start exporting, take your exporting to the next level, or simply advise you on simple consultations.
- Free Export Guidebook at Export U
- Resources on MN DEC Page
Financial strategies are an essential part of how any company does business. Financial considerations are even more critical to exporting, where a company must deal with additional risks, currencies, shipping, economic systems, cultures, customs, and more.
The Idaho DEC can help. Our membership includes financial experts and exporters who have seen it all and overcome a host of export finance issues. You don’t have to figure this out alone. Contact the DEC and take advantage of the knowledge and experience of our members who are eager to help.