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 and the Global Business Connections conference
  • Free admission to NDTO members-only networking events
  • Free access to online exporter education (coming in early 2019!)


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

Market Research

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

Trade Mission/Reverse Trade Mission Management

  • Develop and schedule business meetings, receptions, and trade mission events
  • Recruit and qualify key customers and 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 and guides
  • Access to publicity/media to share success stories
  • Translation referral service

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

  • Trade mission and reverse trade mission participation fees
  • Legal fees from approved Trade Service Providers
  • Foreign sales trips
  • USCS Gold Key and Food Export Midwest services