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SUSTA Activities



To register for upcoming SUSTA sponsored events, please visit Please click on the name of the activity to access event details and to register for an activity. Please keep in mind that dates and activities are subject to cancellation

For a full Event Calendar of upcoming events, please visit

**2017 Pre-Qualification Worksheet and 2017 MAP Brand Promotion Application**

The 2017 MAP Brand Promotion Application period opened on August 1, 2106! Any company interested in participating in a SUSTA International Marketing Program activity or who is interested in participating in the 50% CostShare Program must complete a pre-qualification worksheet for each calendar year.


Please visit sign in to your SUSTA account to complete the Pre-Qualification and Application online. If you do not have a user login, you may create one by clicking on "Sign Up" on the main page of the SUSTA website. Please keep in mind that some expenses associated with SUSTA sponsored activities may be eligible expenses for reimbursement through the 50% CostShare Program.


If you have any questions, you may contact the 50% CostShare Team directly at (504) 568-5986 or review frequently asked questions at



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HSEG/AHEC Activities

Hardwood States Export Group Activities


Hardwood States Export Group
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International Marketing Events/Trainings

2017 WTCKY Business Mission to Japan Image


2017 World Trade Center of Kentucky Business Mission to Japan

March 3-11, 2017

Tokyo, Japan


The World Trade Center of Kentucky (WTCKY), in partnership with the Japan/America Society of Kentucky (JASK), the Kentucky Export Initiative, and the U.S. Commercial Service, is leading a business mission to Tokyo, Japan, March 3-11, 2017.


This mission includes:


  • The opportunity for one-on-one tailored business matchmaking meetings with clients, distributors, and partners.
  • The opportunity to meet with U.S. government officials at the U.S. Embassy.
  • Business etiquette and culture workshop prior to the mission
  • Political and economic country briefing.
  • Business reception with government officials and industry leaders.


**The deadline to register is January 15, 2017**


The cost for a business with matchmaking is $7,900 for a single occupancy package and $6,700 for a double occupancy package.


A deposit of $2,000 is due upon registration, and is fully refundable through December 1, 2016. Cancellations after December 1, 2016 are subject to a 10% cancellation fee.


Spaces are limited! Register online at For more information, please contact:



Companies may be eligible for reimbursement of certain costs associated with the business mission through the State Trade & Export Promotion (STEP) Grant Program. For more information about the STEP Grant, please visit or contact Sherry Mulkins at WTCKY using the contact information provided above.


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