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Serving Louisiana and the Gulf Coast Region

It’s Never too Late to Learn

Made possible through a collaboration between Louisiana Economic Development, the Louisiana District Export Council, the U.S. Commercial Service, the Small Business Administration’s State Trade Expansion Program, and the Baton Rouge Area Chamber. This is a no cost, virtual session for new-to-export companies & existing Louisiana exporters.

Learn About:
• Market Selection, Market Entry & Online Marketing Best Practices
• Getting Paid, Risk Management & Export Financing
• Logistics: Documentation, Duties & Taxes, Shipping, Warehousing & Fulfillment
• Lessons Learned, Featuring Louisiana Exporters

Let’s Start Connecting Again !


ENERGY FEST 2022 – On its 67th year showcasing the latest state-of-the-art equipment, service, and technologies, LAGCOE is returning home to Lafayette!

Under the Trade Event Partnership Program (TEPP), the U.S. Commercial Service is partnering to help U.S. exhibitors meet with international buyer delegations from around the world right on the show floor.

ENERGY FEST will showcase international networking opportunities, new innovations from industry leaders across the globe, top innovators and world-renowned speakers on energy transition, LNG, Carbon Capture, Diversity, Digital Transformation, and much more.





WTC is On a Mission to expand trade internationally

Outbound Missions

October 2022- SUSTA will take our Southern exporters to Mexico City and Monterrey to better understand the market and meet with key contacts of the retail and foodservice industry. 

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November 2022- Sponsored by the Louisiana District Export Council, U.S. companies and organizations are invited to take part in this business development delegation hosted in partnership with the U.S. Embassy and American Chamber of Commerce in Guyana.

U.S. Embassy officials, foreign buyers, local facilitators, ministry officials, and public / private stakeholders.
Learn: About new and developing opportunities in this market for energy, infrastructure, renewables, healthcare, and agribusiness.
Grow: Chart your course to success through VIP receptions, market briefings, introductions to key stakeholders, networking opportunities, and site visits. 

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How We Help


Supporting policy and projects to promote global opportunities

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Hosting a steady lineup of dynamic speakers, programs and events

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Bringing together public and private sector leaders to help grow Louisiana businesses

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We host a number of events throughout the year, including our annual International Trade Conference.

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Why Louisiana?


in Foreign Direct Investment


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Embassies, Consulates, Trade Commissions, and Honorary Consuls