A seminar on international trade will be held in Biloxi


BILOXI, Miss. (WJTV) – Mississippi agribusinesses are invited to attend an international trade seminar in Biloxi on Monday, May 9, 2022.

The seminar will be hosted by the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce (MDAC). Companies interested in learning more about export resources and assistance through the Southern US Trade Association (SUSTA) are encouraged to attend.

SUSTA helps connect companies to international buyers at trade shows and trade missions. The association also assists businesses in their international marketing efforts by providing 50% cost-share assistance. The seminar will cover more about what SUSTA offers. In addition, attendees will also learn about MDAC’s marketing programs.

Products eligible for SUSTA include fresh produce, snacks, seafood, sauces and condiments, seasonings, horticulture, ready-to-eat foods, beverages, pet foods, produce wood and more.

The seminar will be held at the Bolton Building at 1141 Bayview Avenue in Biloxi. A sponsored lunch will be provided at 12:00 p.m. The seminar will take place from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event is free. Click here to register. Call Susan Lawrence at (601)-213-7546 to learn more about SUSTA programs.


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