With representatives around the world and programs offering export funding and assistance, Global NY helps New York businesses enter or expand their presence in the global marketplace. Global NY programs connect companies with sales agents and distributors abroad and offset the costs of exporting with grants and loans. Global NY currently services the following markets: Canada, China, Europe, India, Israel, Mexico, Europe, South Africa and South America.

Export Marketing Assistance Service (EMAS)

This no-cost service helps NYS small businesses explore selected international markets to find sales agents, distributors and local market intelligence. Learn more about eligibility and how to apply here.

Global NY State Trade Expansion Program (STEP)

Through the STEP program, NYS small businesses may apply for up to $13,000 in grants to begin exporting or increase their global exports. Learn more about eligibility and how to apply here.

Global NY Grant Fund Program

This program allows NYS small businesses and nonprofits to apply respectively for grants of up to $25,000 and up to $50,000 to begin exporting or increase their global exports. Please contact a Global NY team member at 212-803-2300 or globalny@esd.ny.gov for more information on this program.


If you have additional questions, please call 212-803-2300 or email globalny@esd.ny.gov


eCommerce Globalization Strategies: Three-Part Webinar Series

U.S. Commercial Service eCommerce Innovation Lab Cross-Border eCommerce Globalization Strategies Webinar – a Three-Part Webinar Series.

June 10, 2020: Five Steps to A Digital Strategy  Fee: No Cost

June 17, 2020: Overcome Digital Roadblocks  Fee: No Cost

June 24, 2020: eCommerce Channel Mix  Fee: No Cost

A Three-Part Series. These webinars will focus on how to develop a digital strategy that addresses the basic needs of a business required to succeed in cross-border eCommerce, maximize your return on investment from online sales efforts, how to select eCommerce sales channels appropriate for your product and demographics and optimize international transactions for higher cart conversion including international tax laws, emerging regulations impacting online sales, plus much more!

Part One focuses on “Five Steps to a Digital Strategy.” Part Two illustrates how to “Overcome Digital Roadblocks,” and Part Three concludes with steps to determine an appropriate “eCommerce Channel Mix.”Informational Webinar on the 127th Canton Fair Virtual Expo

Learn more about the upcoming 127th Canton Fair Virtual Expo by participating in the Greater New York Chamber of Commerce’s complimentary and informational webinar.

June 10, 2020 – 10:15 – 11:15 am – RSVP HERE

The Canton Fair, sponsored by the China Foreign Trade Centre (Group), has won its renown of “China’s No. 1 Fair” for its longest history, the largest scale, the most complete exhibit variety, the biggest buyer attendance and the greatest business turnover in China. It will take place from June 15-24.

Among over 150,000 types of products, there are not only traditional preponderant products of light industry, textiles and garments but also high-tech and high value-added electromechanical products. The Canton Fair also attracts buyers from all over the world. More than 180,000 professionals from over 210 countries and regions.