International Market Research Workshop

Event Information

U.S. Commercial Service

Montana State University, Billings, MT

Wed., May 24, 2023, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

Want to Find More International Customers?

This workshop is designed to create a collaborative and interactive environment where you will learn market research skills and resources that will help you be more efficient with your international sales. Make sure you have solid information for your global business!

You will leave knowing how to:

  • Classify your product using export codes
  • Identify top markets for your products by size and growth
  • Find and analyze import and export statistics to identify top foreign markets
  • Research specific information on individual countries
  • Calculate tariff and shipping rates
  • Plan market entry strategies that fit your business
  • Avoid scams and common pitfalls when exporting


  • Barry Wood - VP of Marketing for Wood's Powr-Grip
  • Kyle Lukes - President of Agmor
  • Harold Pinkston - Member of the Montana District Export Council

What's Included?

  • Group presentations and training on international market research by U.S. Commercial Service experts.
  • An in-person customized international business consultation with these export assistance groups: U.S. Commercial Service Montana, U.S. Commercial Service Rural Export Center, ExportMontana from the Montana Department of Commerce, Small Business Administration (SBA), Export Import Bank (EXIM), and the Small Business Development Center.
  • Hands-on activities directly related to your international business development
  • Free parking, coffee and lunch.


  • $150 - $195

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