Export Consultations


The Tennessee Regional Export Network (TREN) empowers, educates and elevates Tennessee-based companies to improve their export acumen, expand to new markets, create jobs, and increase revenue.

TREN provides free export counseling to Tennessee companies. Export planning services include: Export Readiness, Export Business Planning, Market Strategy Reports, Trade and Travel Assistance, Business Partner Search, Distributor Searc and Market Entry Recommendations & Assistance.

The TREN is a collaboration of TNECD, Tennessee Small Business Development Center-International Trade Center, University of Tennessee–Center for Industrial Service, chambers of commerce, United States Commercial Services, as well as other governmental or non-governmental entities with a focus on the promotion of international trade. The TREN is based at TNECD with export specialists located across the state.

Key Performance Indicator: Assist 150 Tennessee-based businesses during 2017 through export consultations