Louisiana Department of Economic Development International Trade Division
The Louisiana Department of Economic Development International Trade Division utilizes trade shows, contacts with an extensive international network, and databases to identify trade opportunities for local businesses. They also assist firms in finding foreign distributors, representatives, licensees, or joint venture partners / sources.
On top of that, they also focus on helping Louisiana companies access federal export loan assistance programs locally in conjunction with the Louisiana Economic Development Corporation program. Co-sponsors trade seminars with public and private entities. The seminars are designed to encourage attendees to consider the possibility of exporting.
Call 225-342-4323 with any questions.
University of New Orleans International Trade Center
The University of New Orleans International Trade Center offers assistance to exporters and importers and conducts seminars targeted toward small companies and individuals interested in international trade. The center also provides legal counseling and banking and finance counseling in International matters. The center also offers country guides, market research, and referrals.
Call 504-568-8222 to contact the center.
World Trade Center of New Orleans
The World Trade Center of New Orleans (WTC) is a membership organization involved in a wide range of trade promotion, educational, and legislative programs designed to enhance Louisiana's position in international trade, investment, transportation, banking, and other trade-related sectors. Call 504-529-1601 for more information.