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State Trade Expansion Program (STEP)

Indiana District Export Council
Lunch & Learn Webinar


Indiana & US Export Assistance Grants and Program Guidelines for 2022


When:  Jan 20, 12pm ET

Where:  Online

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About this event

Join your Indiana District Export Council (IDEC) on January 20, 2022, at noon for another Export Lunch & Learn as we hear from Roger Howard, Manager of IN-STEP, on guideline changes for 2022 and how best to take advantage of
this valuable export grant program. We’ll also hear speakers from each of the federal, state and educational entities listed, offering Indiana businesses a joint event covering the leading export development resources for Hoosier
companies wanting to reach their full export potential.

Featured Speakers

Indiana Economic Development Corporation 

  • Roger Howard is the International Trade Manager at the Indiana Economic Development Corporation. Roger manages the IN-STEP grant program which allows eligible Hoosier small businesses to receive reimbursement for designated export related activities.

US Small Business Administration

  • Romy Ancog is a Lead Export Finance Manager helping small business exporters find the financing needed to fulfill export sales and grow internationally. He covers
    Indiana, Michigan and Northern Ohio, and has been with the SBA for 13 years after many years in commercial banking.
  • Eric Armacost is a Lead Lender Relations Specialist, District International Trade Officer who leads a team of SBA professionals to grow relationships with lending institutions throughout Indiana by providing technical assistance and training to borrowers, lenders, and resource partners. Eric has over 20 years of banking & financial services expertise.

US Department of Commerce 

  • Mark Cooper is the Director of the U.S. Department of Commerce office in Indiana. He coordinates export trade promotion activities and is responsible for developing relationships with industry, local, state, and federal representatives, and provides trade advice and counsel to Indiana businesses.

Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) 

  • Mark Klein is a Managing Director, Lender Accounts with EXIM and works closely with lenders throughout the US and promotes EXIM’s product/services that are beneficial both to the banks and their exporting customers throughout the Midwest. Mark has been with EXIM for over 11 years.

Indiana Small Business Development Center

  • Morgan Allen serves as the Small Business Program Manager for the Indiana SBDC where she oversees statewide small business support programming for the State of Indiana including the Export Indiana Accelerator Program, now in its 8th year.

Indiana University CIBER 

  • Christine Everett has been with IU’s Center for International Business Education & Research since 2010. Among its many activities to increase globalization, IU CIBER supports programs including intern salary grants to help provide a competitive playing field for local SMEs interested in international

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