MetroConnect, the flagship program of WTC San Diego, provides small- and medium-sized companies with the resources necessary to engage in global markets.

MetroConnect awards companies with matching funds, connects them with relevant export-oriented partners and resources, and arranges specialized workshops to increase their knowledge and awareness of global export trends and regulations. Learn more and apply by November 15, 2021.

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In its first four years, MetroConnect wins include:


companies across five cohorts


in export grants awarded by MetroConnect


net increase in exports


new overseas facilities established


new jobs created in San Diego


new international contracts

Here are a few of our success stories:


MetroConnect Companies

Scroll over the full list of past MetroConnect companies to learn more:

Want to learn more about MetroConnect?

We’re always looking for companies interested in sponsoring and helping our network succeed internationally. If you’re a small business that needs assistance exporting, and not quite sure if MetroConnect is right for you, feel free to drop us a line. We’re here to help.

Lucas Coleman
Lucas Coleman

Sr. Manager, WTC; Director, Export Specialty SBDC