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Exploring International Export Markets for American Beer – #SBDC Client Showcase

February 10, 2019
Port City Brewing Company ( | @portcitybrew)
Countdown to the 2019 Client Showcase: #3

SBDC: Virginia SBDC, International Business Development Program (
SBDC Advisor: Aaron Miller.

Port City Brewing CompanyAfter successfully working for a number of years with the Alexandria SBDC on their domestic business, Port City Brewing Company wanted to test the waters of international trade last year and quickly discovered a need for more expert advice. Port City was put in touch with the Virginia SBDC International Business Development Program.

“When we first started looking at exporting to the United Kingdom, we thought we’d go it alone and figure all this out on our own,” Bill Butcher says. “Working with Aaron Miller at the SBDC really helped us navigate a new facet of our business we really were not familiar with.” (more…)