Export Indiana Accelerator Program (EIAP)

Assists small businesses with preparing an executable export business plan.

Export Indiana Accelerator Program

The Export Indiana Accelerator is a 12-week, no-cost, annual program offering Hoosier small businesses professional export guidance and leading research resources to create an executable, proactive Export Business Plan.

This program is available to both new and existing exporters. Businesses will leave the program with a strategic approach on where and how to best position their product in the world marketplace to grow international sales.
Participating companies receive more than $10,000 in services, including:
Professional guidance from SBA export-certified, Indiana SBDC advisors
The latest foreign market intelligence and business management training.
Identification of specific markets for export development.
Export expertise from government, legal, financial, and logistics professionals
Advising on foreign market finance, tax, tariff, logistical, and regulatory issues
Networking with local, state, and federal export officials
Funding available for trade shows (IN-STEP), export interns, and more

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible, small businesses must meet the following criteria:
Must be or become an Indiana SBDC client
Commit to participating in entire program
Attend the 3 required cohort meetings (kickoff, resource partner and exit presentations)

Application and Timeline

The application will be available in early 2021. If you would like to be notified when applications open for 2021, please complete this form to be added to our EIAP email list.

Questions? Contact the Indiana SBDC at 888.472.3244
or the regional office near you >