EDPNC LogoRE-LAUNCH NORTH CAROLINA 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 John Loyack, VP of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) what they are doing to help North Carolina companies navigate the ‘New Online Normal’.

Listen to Jonathan Szucs, President at Advanced Superabrasives Inc / Vice Chair of the North Carolina District Export Council and Armando Benavides, Director of Texas Pro Source LLC discussing the benefits of the NC Online Global programs, for their business in the US, Canada and Mexico.

Grants and funding available.

IBT Online works with the EDPNC to deliver North Carolina Online Global Programs - Website Localization and Online Marketing for North Carolina 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 North Carolina 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 North Carolina companies are using online tools today
North Carolina 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 North Carolina Experts:

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John Loyack
Vice President, Global Business Services, the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina

John has more than 20 years of successful, international experience in the areas of business development, new market development, export strategy and operations, global product management and international trade. As part of the executive leadership of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina, John oversees the Partnership's regional offices, small business consulting team (BLNC) and international trade resources.

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Jonathan Szucs
President at Advanced Superabrasives Inc / Vice Chair of the
North Carolina District Export Council

Jonathan is dedicated to providing customers with a quality product with unmatched customer service. His management team is comprised of engineers with over 100 years of grinding wheel production knowledge. His goal is that customers can expect ASI to continually look to improve its products and services. Under Jonathan’s leadership in successfully developing global distributors, ASI earned the 2013 Presidential “E” Award for Exporting Excellence.

Armando Benavides

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Director of Texas Pro Source LLC

Armando C Benavides is the Director of Texas Pro Source LLC, a manufacturing representative agency. He has over three decades of experience conducting global sales and building strong customer relationships. More specifically, Armando has 21 years of experience at Simonds Saw in sales of industrial cutting tools for the metal and wood industry, and a previous 11 years of experience at Loctite in sales of super adhesives and resins with various industrial applications. Armando graduated with a Bachelors in Chemical Engineering from the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, in Mexico. Later on, Armando went back to school for an MBA with a focus on International Commerce. Outside of work, Armando enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids. He loves listening to old-school rock music.


Susanna Hardy
Chief Content Officer, IBT Online

Susanna serves as Chief Content Officer at IBT Online and 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 IBT Online. 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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Adrian Viller
Online Business Development Director, IBT Online  

Adrian has 10+ years direct international business development experience exporting technology services and solutions to Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa in B2B and B2G settings. In doing so, he has supported the growth of businesses across many verticals including aviation, aerospace, defense, education, business services, and international non-profits.

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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.