State & Local Agencies

There are a number of excellent state and local organizations in Missouri that can help you develop export business.

Missouri International Trade & Investment Office

The MO Trade & Investient Office is part of the State of Missouri’s Department of Economic Development and supports companies by providing the training and expertise that small and midsized companies need to export goods and services successfully.  Based in Jefferson City, it also supports efforts to attact Foreign Direct Investment, and offers export training seminars and workshops, overseas trade show pavilions, trade missions, and export counseleling to Missouri companies. 

Missouri Small Business & Technology Centers

The Missouri Small Business & Technology Development Centers (MO SBTDC) help businesses in every stage. From concept to startup, growth to renewal, mature to succession, including international trade. They offer a number of services to help companies become more competitive globally.

Transportation Club of St. Louis

This Club sponsors special events throughout the year to promote the St. Louis freight transportation industry. Membership is available to freight movement companies and individuals involved in trucking, railroad, airlines, and ocean shipping for the domestic and international markets. Supporting entities such as freight brokers, freight forwarders, customs brokers, legal counsel, insurance providers, banking, and shippers are also welcome.

World Trade Center of St. Louis

From customized research to business training and accessible resources, the World Trade Center St. Louis helps businesses capitalize on globalization. The World Trade Center’s local access can help businesses global reach customers, information, and resources.