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Office of Trade & International Relations

Helping Montanans Compete at Home and Around the Globe

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The office provides export information as well as technical and marketing assistance to Montana companies pursuing commercial opportunities here and abroad. We want to help Montanans prosper by diversifying their customer base and increasing their sales of Montana products and services.

The Montana International Marketing Assistance Program funding has been depleted.

Click here for reimbursement forms.

Resources offered include:

Bureau Staff

Bureau Chief - Ms. Lonie Stimac
Manages the International Trade & Relations Bureau. Duties include program administration and planning, personnel administration, budgeting and fiscal administration, as well as diplomatic and international relations.

Senior Marketing Officer - Vacant
Assists Montana companies in developing marketing strategies to increase sales and market share in the U.S. and abroad. Duties include overseeing the Made in Montana Marketing Initiative, the Trade Show Assistance Program, and the Montana Business-to-Business Marketing Program as well as bureau marketing and publicity including development and maintenance of websites.

Export Marketing Officer - Katie Willcockson
Helps to promote export opportunities to companies that are export ready and assists in identifying potential markets for those companies. Provides assistance on the mechanics of exporting, consultations, and training to assist Montanan's to successfully export their products and services to international markets.

Made in Montana Program - Mrs. Sue Clark-Jones
Coordinates the Made in Montana Program, which includes member services, MIM on-line products directory and MIM logo usage. Provides support for the Bureau's staff and daily office management.

Japan Trade Office - Ms. Mako Sakaguchi, Representative
The Montana - Japan Trade Office is managed by a contractor that serves as the official representative of the State of Montana in Japan to promote the interests of the state in international trade, agriculture, tourism development, and educational and cultural exchanges. As part of a reciprocity agreement, the Japan office is located rent-free in the Kumamoto Prefectural capitol building.

Montana International Marketing Assistance Grant - Vacant
Provides assistance to Montana small businesses interested in participating in international trade shows, foreign language translation of websites and technical/promotional materials, and subscription to U.S. Commercial Service programs and market research. 

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Contact Information

Trade & International Relations Bureau

301 S Park Ave
Helena MT 59601

Mailing Address
PO Box 200505
Helena MT 59620-0505

Phone/FAX
Phone: 406.841.2757
Fax: 406.841.2731
TDD: 406.841.2702

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