Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) promotes international trade for companies throughout Virginia. VEDP's mission is to increase the number of Virginia companies selling overseas and their volume of international business, year after year. We assist both new and experienced exporters enter new international markets.
VEDP and IBT Online deliver the Virginia's Online Global Program - Website Localization and International Online Marketing for Virginian companies. From strategic planning, through content localization, design customization and technical implementation of localized websites, to country specific search engine optimization and social media marketing, our Online Global services are tailored to support your international business strategy.
Join us for the 69th Virginia Conference on World Trade: October 17-18, 2017 : Williamsburg Lodge - Williamsburg, Virginia. Meet, develop, and cultivate international partnerships with a network from around the world. When expanding your business globally, networking with the right people will set you up for success. Valuable connections that can take your international business to the next level are waiting to happen. Attend informative workshops, hear compelling speakers, and walk away with new ideas that put global trade to work for your business.
John Worthington (IBT Online, CEO) will be speaking on Wednesday, October 18th at 9:45 AM - 10:30 AM on “Digital Marketing in the Global Economy” - find out more.
VEDP and IBT Online present the Online Global program designed to help Virginian companies grow their exports and business internationally. Go-to-market and export growth with website localization and online international marketing.
This award-winning program assists companies throughout Virginia in expanding their international business.
VEDP International Trade Goals:
IBT Online is proud to be a recognized as an official VALET Trade Partner, supporting the VEDP International Trade Goals and delivering our IBT Online Global services for Virginian exporters, to grow their exports, sales, brands and businesses internationally.
Make the internet work for you globally! Help your customers, prospects and business partners understand who you are and what you offer by improving their user experience in their native language. Whether you sell directly or via distributors, B2B or B2C, a local website that is easy to engage and do business with, built to match your business strategy, is essential to your international expansion success. Get visible with website localization and increase your local credibility and trust.
Online Global services deliver:
Online: 24/7, multi-lingual, local search engine optimization and social media marketing, single digital platform for multi-national business service development, content for local end target audiences, traffic, user experience, engagement, e/mcommerce and communities (own, manage and control your online space)
Brand: awareness, credibility, trust, experience, promotion and protection (build your brand value, locally and globally)
Business: market knowledge, find distributors, leads and clients, on/offline shows and events, sell to businesses (B2B) and consumers (B2C), develop existing and grow new revenue streams, reports and analytics and return on investment (grow your businesses top and bottom lines)
Deliver: A defined program of two country-specific websites that are fully localized for your top two international target markets (example Mexico and Germany…).
Budget: The total cost of the Virginia's Online Global Option A: Two Market Expansion Program is $12,000.
Delivers: A customized program of multi-market country-specific websites and marketing that are fully localized for your top international target markets (example Mexico, Brazil, Germany, the UK, the UAE, Japan and China…).
Budget: The total cost of the Virginia's Online Global Option B: Multi-Market Website Localization and International Online Marketing Program depends upon the number of countries and the scope of work.