The International Trade Center at UTSA is the largest and most successful trade assistance organization in the state of Texas. We are a specialty Small Business Development Center, and part of the South-West Texas Border SBDC Network housed at and part of the UTSA Institute for Economic Development. All our services are free, customized, and 100% confidential. We help small and medium-size companies become globally competitive by providing: One-on-one trade advising, market research, innovative training and global connections through SBDCGlobal.


Clients Quotes


  • “Our consultant, Alberto Rodriguez-Baez, is very knowledgeable in international business and very helpful with his research team. The i..."

    -Gabriel Senior
  • “Berenice Carmona’s personalized advising has proven to be highly valuable. I learned a lot from the International Trade Center.”

    -Jonathan Mercado
    Blue Orange Pottery
  • “The market research prepared for us by the International Trade Center was very informative and provided comprehensive and detailed inf..."

    -Victor Quiñones
    Concord Supply

SBDC Global Info Box & TIBA Info Box

The SBDCGlobal program provides training to SBDC professionals, and advises foreign governments on how to adapt and start their own SBDC networks. is the first business to business the first business to business platform for US and international Small Business Development Center (SBDC) networks that will connect millions of small business clients.
The TIBA program is a powerful and effective tool for companies and foreign investors that want to establish a business in Texas. In collaboration with the Center for Community and Business Research, the Un iversity of Texas at San Antonio and a team of professional experts in the subject, we are dedicated to create jobs and business development fomenting economic impact in the state of Texas. In addition, we offer economic impact studies and business plans directed for EB-5 regional centers.

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