State Trade Associations

LINKe, the Lakeshore International Networking and Knowledge exchange, is a membership organization of small to large manufacturers and service providers in Sheboygan, Calumet and Manitowoc counties. LINKe offers low-cost, bi-monthly seminars from September through May to promote the exchange of ideas and experiences in international business. Please see the group's flyer for more information on seminars, membership and contact information.

The Madison International Trade Association is a leading networking and educational association for professionals interested in or involved in international trade. Professionals at all levels of international organizations participate in MITA activities. Member companies include manufacturers, food companies, and services providers such as freight forwarders, banks, law firms as well as universities and governmental institutions.

The Milwaukee World Trade Association is a membership driven organization that links companies and individuals with common interests: the expansion of international business, exchange of experiences, increasing member knowledge and expertise in international sales and services. MWTA is the global arm of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce.

The Northeast Wisconsin International Business Development Program (IDP) works with businesses in northeastern Wisconsin to develop a clear understanding of international business trends and practices. IDP works with businesses looking to expand globally and those already actively exporting. Additionally, IDP assists with export requirements, certifications and other areas of general commercial assistance.

The Stateline World Trade Association (formerly South Central World Trade Association - SCWWTA) was formed in 1987 to promote an understanding and appreciation of the international marketplace. The SLWTA serves, but is not limited to, the Southern Wisconsin/Northern Illinois area.

For additional information about exporting, contact the Wisconsin International Agribusiness Center at 800-462-5237 or​​.