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Export Training

Small Business Center Network (SBCN) Regional International Training Program

aerial view of Port at Wilmington, North CarolinaThe A-B Tech Small Business Center is one of four International Training Centers within the NC Small Business Center Network (SBCN). The purpose of this program is to increase the number of NC small businesses engaged in international trade.  This is accomplished by providing education programs, experiential, on-location travel opportunities, connection to resources and one-on-one assistance to small and medium-sized businesses looking to grow through international trade. 

Educational Programs:

Export University - Offered twice a year, these export-training seminars are designed to provide you and your company with the basic tools to initiate or expand into international markets.  Check the seminar calendar to see upcoming dates, or stay informed by signing up for our free newsletter. 

Export/Import Assistance

The following organizations provide additional programs, training, and assistance with international trade:


Jill M. Sparks, Executive Director
A-B Tech Small Business Center and Business Incubation