Finding Opportunities for Your Business

With 95% of the world’s consumers living outside the United States, businesses can no longer afford to think in purely domestic terms.

The globalization of commerce is a reality that creates both challenges and opportunities. What are the international trade opportunities for your company’s products or services? These resources can help you begin to identify those opportunities and formulate a strategy for export success.

The Basics

Finding Your Target Markets

Searching For Trade Leads

  • Search a worldwide business-to-business database.
  • The National Trade Database includes current trade leads, as well as country and market research.
  • Whether you are buying or selling internationally, two popular business-to-business databases, Alibaba and World Trade Market can help you find potential suppliers or customers.

Basics of Trade Seminar »

New or expanding exporters can link to tips from experienced trade specialists.

Chamber International Program Overview »

The Chamber’s International Business Council helps members stay informed on international trade issues.

Invest in Springfield »

Springfield’s central location makes it an ideal place for international companies that want to reach the U.S. market.

Contact Information

Brad Bodenhausen
Phone: 417-862-5567

Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce‚Ä®

202 S. John Q. Hammons Pkwy
Springfield, Missouri 65806