exports http://wkms.org en Kentucky Encouraging Businesses to Export as Transportation Projects Develop http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-encouraging-businesses-export-transportation-projects-develop <p></p><p>Kentucky Export Initiative officials are encouraging businesses throughout the Commonwealth to consider exporting their products.</p><p>KEI Project Manager Morgan Pierstorff said exports are a growing portion of the commonwealth’s economy, and although just three percent of Kentucky companies export, they totaled $22 billion in sales in 2012. Thu, 28 Nov 2013 12:45:00 +0000 Whitney Jones 36763 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Encouraging Businesses to Export as Transportation Projects Develop Madisonville Leaders On Kentucky Export Initative Outreach http://wkms.org/post/madisonville-leaders-kentucky-export-initative-outreach <p>Madisonville-Hopkins County Chamber President Lee Lingo and Madisonville Area Manufacturers Association President Kent Waide of Ruby Concrete join Kate Lochte&nbsp;on <em>Sounds Good</em>. They are collaborating on a Kentucky Export Initiative Outreach Meeting Thursday. The luncheon will help local and regional businesses learn about opportunities and benefits in exporting products. The two organizations partner to bring the event to the Madisonville Economic Development office at 755 Industrial Road, at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow (Thursday, July 18).</p><p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 23:16:42 +0000 Kate Lochte 33172 at http://wkms.org Madisonville Leaders On Kentucky Export Initative Outreach Tennessee Opens Four Overseas Offices to Focus on Exports http://wkms.org/post/tennessee-opens-four-overseas-offices-focus-exports <p></p><p>Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and the Department of Economic and Community Development announced Monday that the state is opening four international offices that will focus on increasing exports from the state. The new development offices will be in Mexico, the United Kingdom, Germany and China.</p><p>ECD Commissioner Bill Hagerty says this step is imperative if Tennessee wants to access untapped markets. The overseas offices will help small and medium sized businesses navigate the exporting process by providing market analysis, sales and marketing planning, identification of distribution partners and company matchmaking free of charge. Tue, 12 Feb 2013 13:50:56 +0000 Whitney Jones 27950 at http://wkms.org Tennessee Opens Four Overseas Offices to Focus on Exports