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Goodbye 2020, We Won’t Miss You!

Many business owners I have spoken with recently have expressed how 2020 seems to be passing by rather quickly and, honestly, the sooner the better.

Yes, Selling to Canada IS an Export

When asking an experienced exporter how many countries they export to, the response is sometimes: “Including Canada?”  Companies may overlook Canada as an export market as it is often included in the “North American” sales division which would be responsible for the US, Canada and, at times, Mexico.

No, Selling to Oregon is NOT an Export

After returning to Wisconsin in 2015 to work in export development at the Milwaukee 7, I was surprised how often I heard companies say they were exporting “outside of the region” to, for example, Washington state.

EAR – Talking Baseball? Nope! Talking (E)xport (A)dministration (R)egulations

By Aleda Bourassa, CGBP Baseball has a rule book, and so does exporting.

Welcome Back to the Go Global Monthly Newsletter

Hello and welcome to the 2nd edition of the Wisconsin Go Global Newsletter! Our 1st edition was well received and we will continue to make improvements per your feedback.

New Trade Passport Website Launch & Giveaway

The National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators (NASBITE) in collaboration with the Wisconsin SBDC Network and trade organizations based in 29 additional US states has launched the new Trade Passport website providing Export Assistance On-Demand: https://www.

Trade Resources for Non-Exporters… No Really

Surprisingly, many “trade” resources and programs don’t require that a company be an exporter at all.

The Joke My Accounting Professor Told the Class

Day one of Accounting 101 at UW Milwaukee (a very long time ago) the professor told the following joke: Three accountants are interviewing for an entry level position at a Wisconsin company.

Welcome to the Wisconsin Go Global Monthly Newsletter

Hello and welcome to our inaugural Go Global Newsletter! I hope that you are all well and that your businesses are surviving this unprecedented pandemic.