Customized Virtual Matchmaking Service

March 29, 2021
Customized Virtual Matchmaking Service

The International Trade Office (ITO) continues to offer a virtual consultation program to develop new markets or expand existing ones for Iowa products and services. This online, no travel opportunity provides manufacturing and service exporters with market research, customized briefings and virtual one-on-one meetings with pre-qualified prospects specific to targeted industries. Meetings are coordinated and secured based on each business’ goals and desired outcomes. Whether conducting market assessments, seeking direct export sales, locating distributors/agents or identifying strategic relationships, this is an opportunity to build business in a new, dynamic way. 

Why Virtual Matchmaking for International Trade?
  • Opportunity: Better understand market size, development possibilities and growth potential 
  • Make Connections: Low-cost alternative for business (no travel or time away) 
  • High-Value Discussions: Build relationships in absence of in-person meetings
  • Differentiation: Being adept at conducting international business virtually will help distinguish your business
  • Initial consultation and export readiness review at NO COST 
  • Market research/assessment 
  • Pre-matchmaking business briefing/planning 
  • Customized online business appointments/matchmaking 
  • Post-matchmaking review/next steps 

Matchmaking program Fee: $500 

Complete a Virtual Matchmaking request form and the ITO will contact you within two business days to schedule a consultation. For questions, email

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