VEDPVIRGINIA Online Global programs and grants: ONLINE Business Development TOOLS to Help you grow your EXPORTS, sales, brand and business

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Online business development tools have never been so important for businesses in the ‘New Online Normal’.

Learn from Stephanie Agee, Vice President of International Trade and Lindsey Bertozzi, Assistant Vice President of International Trade at the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) what they are doing to help Virginia companies navigate the ‘New Online Normal’. Grants and funding available.

IBT Online works with the VEDP to deliver Virginia Online Global Programs - Website Localization and Online Marketing for Virginia companies.

Join us as we share expertise and experience in delivering localized websites and online marketing to help you grow your exports, sales, brand and business.
Make the internet work for you globally.

Insights and opportunities:
Why Virginia companies need localized websites and what are they
Be found, be understood, do business in your target markets
Best-practice, optimally localized business development websites
SEO, Social Media Marketing, Reporting and Analytics
Grow traffic, engagement and conversions
Connect with your customers, increase brand awareness
How to help your international distributors and in-market partners
Boost your leads and sales in your target markets
Sell online with ecommerce
Case studies - how Virginia companies are using online tools today
Virginia Online Global Programs and grants – how to apply and how they help

Polls and surveys: 
Attendee participation and feedback.

The presentation, polls, survey and lots more to grow your exports, sales, brand and business online and globally.

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                            Meet the Virginia Experts:


Stephanie Robinson Agee
Vice President of International Trade at Virginia Economic Development Partnership

As Vice President of International Trade at VEDP, Stephanie provides leadership and oversight of Virginia’s nation-leading international trade assistance programs, designed to support Virginia companies in their pursuit of international sales growth. She holds a Master of Public Policy with a concentration on Public/Private Sector Partnerships from the University of Maryland and a B.A. in International Affairs and Political Science from Virginia Tech.


Lindsey Bertozzi
Assistant Vice President of International Trade at Virginia Economic Development Partnership

Lindsey Bertozzi serves as the Assistant Vice President for the International Trade division, managing VEDP’s VITAL Program and focusing on building strong relationships with Virginia universities, trade associations and private-sector Trade Partners to deliver valuable market research and trade-related services to exporters around the Commonwealth.  


Susanna Hardy
Chief Content Officer, IBT Online

Susanna serves as Chief Content Officer at IBT Online. As such, Susanna is involved in all aspects of content used in effective business online tools, from content creation to content optimization for search engines and online marketing. Susanna brings her expertise in international business development and marketing to the IBT Online team and has worked with a wide spectrum of companies to reach, develop and succeed in export markets. Recognizing the importance of content for building brand awareness and sales, Susanna helps companies to ensure their online presence is working hard for them.

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Samantha Soffici
Senior Online Business Development Manager, IBT Online

Samantha works with companies that are looking to increase their international presence. By understanding their routes to market and their international business objectives, Samantha helps steer the company towards the appropriate online tools that IBT Online offers. At home in North and South America, Samantha is an expert in the international world.

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IBT Online 

IBT Online provides website localization and international online marketing services to help companies grow their sales, brands and businesses online globally. Our Online Global programs (website localizationinternational online marketing and website management) makes sure your company gets found, understood and is easy to do business with across international markets.