GLOBAL EXPANSION WITH GLOBAL EXPERTISE

Expanding your business market can be an intimidating challenge. But with the support of WEDC’s Wisconsin Global Navigation Network (WGNN), seasoned expertise is available every step of the way.

WGNN provides businesses accessibility to a cost-free network of experienced partners in government, economic development, private industries and academia. These partners can help companies navigate the export process more efficiently so they can start reaping the benefits of expanding their markets sooner.

By connecting with WGNN, businesses have the right resources right at their fingertips to start or expand their exporting strategy—regardless of where they are in the process.

BENEFITS OF EXPORTING

GREATER PRODUCTIVITY

Companies that export are 59% more productive.

Source: “Bringing Home the Benefits: How to Grow through Exporting,” UK Trade & Investment, 2012

HIGHER REVENUE

Small and midsize businesses estimate that exporting increased their revenues by 26% in three years, 42% in five years.

Source: “The Future of Productivity: Smart Exporting for Canadian Companies,” Deloitte, 2014

STRONGER LABOR POOL

Exporters are 80% more likely to report employment growth in the past year.

Source: “Bringing Home the Benefits: How to Grow through Exporting,” UK Trade & Investment, 2012

DRIVES INNOVATION

Companies that export tend to have larger R&D budgets, and are 37% more likely to adopt new, innovative technologies and techniques.

Source: “The Future of Productivity: Smart Exporting for Canadian Companies,” Deloitte, 2014

COMPANY STABILITY

Of companies that export, 74% said exporting offered increased stability during domestic turbulence.

Source: “How Exporters Do Better,” Export Development Canada, 2014

WISCONSIN GLOBAL NAVIGATION NETWORK

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SERVICES

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ACTION

WEDC SUCCESS STORIES

​After taking advantage of WEDC’s export programs and resources, Stoughton's B&W Universal now exports to more than 40 countries.

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​Ever-Green-View Farms LLC ventured into exporting as a way to reach a bigger customer base within its niche market while diluting its risk by selling into multiple markets.

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As part of growing its international sales, CMD has adopted a market-focused culture, incorporating the voice of the customer into its product development.

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After experiencing success in domestic markets, Velicon leadership turned to WEDC for assistance to find highly industrialized nations that would make good target markets for exporting.​

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