Chester County is home to many companies doing business internationally. To foster the pursuit of and success in international markets, the CCEDC created the Chester County International Business Council (CCIBC). The CCIBC provides “peer-to-peer” mentoring, counseling and strategic services to local companies doing business internationally. CCIBC services feature leveraging the expertise of its 33 member advisory board comprised of executives with international business experience representing various industry and service sectors.
Additionally, CCIBC works closely with the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia and the US Department of Commerce. Resources to local companies include:
- International Business Consulting & Mentoring
- Market Research Assistance
- Overseas Representation
- Trade Promotion Grants
- Educational Programming and Seminars
- Overseas Trade Shows
- Overseas Trade Missions
- In-Bound Trade Missions
- Annual Spring Event: “Chester County International Day”
Chester County China Initiative
The Chester County China Initiative (CCCI) is a partnership between the County of Chester and the Chester County Economic Development Council (CCEDC) to promote business relationships with China.