Massachusetts Export Center

Accomplishments and Impact

The Massachusetts Export Center, part of the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network, is the state's leading provider of export development services. The Export Center is widely recognized by the local international business community as an important resource for Massachusetts businesses.

For example, the Massachusetts Export Center has received two national awards. The Export Center received the Presidential E Award for excellence in exporting and the U.S. Small Business Administration's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Service Center Excellence and Innovation Award. Both awards were presented in Washington, D.C. [more...]

Also, the Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM) bestowed the Massachusetts Export Center with its highest international award--the Global Leadership Award. Past winners have included the Gillette Company, Bose Corporation, BankBoston and the Raytheon Company. The Massachusetts Export Center is the only government organization to ever receive this award.

The Export Center's client impact and satisfaction survey yielded the following results:

Year Export Sales*
2011 $240 million
2010 $147 million
2009 $227 million
2008 $190 million
2007 $170 million

  * As a direct result of assistance provided by the
    Massachusetts Export Center

  • Overall, companies assisted by the Massachusetts Export Center generated well over
    $2 billion in export sales in 2011.

  • Between 2010 and 2011, Export Center clients increased their export sales by over 27%, compared to an increase of just 5% for Massachusetts' export performance during the same time period.

  • 100% of clients found the services of the Massachusetts Export Center to be beneficial and 81% indicated that the Export Centers services exceeded their expectations.

  • 75% of clients surveyed credit the Massachusetts Export Center with helping them to achieve specific export sales.

  • The Massachusetts Export Center's impact translates to over 1,000 new/retained jobs in Massachusetts (based on the U.S. Commerce Department's exports-to-jobs formula).

Quality Control and Accountability
- The Massachusetts Export Center has measures in place to ensure that we are delivering the best service possible to exporters in Massachusetts [read more...]


Massachusetts Export Center