Exporter Member Benefits

Empowering People to Expand Trade.

Exporter members receive guidance and educational benefits to overcome the various obstacles that are encountered throughout the trade process, as well as financial incentives to enter and develop international markets.

Exporter Member Benefits


  • Free admission to Trade Talks & the Global Business Connections conference
  • Free admission to NDTO members-only networking events
  • Free access to online exporter education


  • Access to state & federal lawmakers, & organizations that support improvements on trade issues

Market Research

  • Access to country & industry specific market reports & statistics
  • Assistance identifying
    • high demand markets for your product or service line
    • customers and distribution partners

Trade Mission/Reverse Trade Mission Management

  • Develop & schedule business meetings, receptions, & trade mission events
  • Recruit & qualify key customers & distributors
  • Comprehensive logistical arrangements (transportation, venues, lodging)

Export Management

  • Export process consultation
  • Export management assistance from NDTO’s experienced staff
  • Access to the Export Assistant Program, which places graduate students in trade related internships
  • Access to a network of reliable Trade Service Providers in various industries

Marketing Services

  • Company profile included in the online NDTO Member Directory
  • Company listings in event catalogs & guides
  • Access to publicity/media to share success stories
  • Translation referral service

Export Incentives – Up to $1500 reimbursement for the following activities

  • Trade mission & reverse mission participation fees (Max. $750)
  • Foreign market sales trips (Max. $750)
  • Legal fees from approved Trade Service Providers (Max. $500)
  • USCS Gold Key & Food Export Midwest services (Max. $400)