The UTSA SBDC International Trade Center 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 Texas South-West SBDC Network housed 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


  • “Berenice Espinoza’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
  • “Thanks to our advisor at the International Trade Center, Doug Smith, Drill King International has been able to reach new prospects in ..."

    -Leo GoranovIkhlas Haddar
    Drill King International

SBDC Global Info Box & TIBA Info Box

The UTSA Center for Global Development program provides training to SBDC professionals and advises foreign governments on how to adapt and start their own SBDC networks. To learn more about the training provided visit
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 University of Texas at San Antonio and a team of professional experts in the subject, we are dedicated to create jobs and business development generating 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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