Export Small Business Development Center

San Diego and Imperial Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has contracted with World Trade Center San Diego (WTCSD) in a unique partnership that brings an Export Specialty Center to the region, housed at WTCSD.

The Center focuses on no-cost advising and training for small businesses in order to cultivate a pipeline of export-ready firms. The partnership allows the WTCSD team to build upon the export support that we deliver through our MetroConnect program. While MetroConnect serves a competitively-selected cohort of export-ready companies each year, the SBDC work focuses on getting small businesses to a point where they are positioned for international growth, which we know will grow jobs, increase revenues, and improve resiliency.

Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with:


Once in the form linked above, select “Export SBDC at the SD World Trade Center” to be connected directly to us and then fill out the remaining forms. To access workshops, see the San Diego and Imperial County SBDC homepage.


Want to learn more?

We’re always looking for ways to support San Diego companies in going global. Contact our team today!

Caroline Murray
Caroline Murray

Manager, World Trade Center San Diego