International Business in Kansas.

Kansas: Central to Your Success

Diversify your markets and expand your sales by increasing your exports!  Whether you are just starting to explore selling outside of the U.S. or are looking for new markets, the international team at Commerce has the tools and experience to get you to your goals faster and with fewer obstacles.  International trade show support, state-led trade missions, or an expanded virtual presence on the internet are just some of the ways we can help improve your bottom line.  Join the many other Kansas companies that we work with on a regular basis and contact us today to get started!

The state’s central location, plentiful transportation options and intermodal services make it the first choice among businesses wanting to expand or relocate.  That also goes for international companies looking to find a home among the many successful foreign invested ventures already located here.  With its distribution dominance, manufacturing resources and modern energy platforms, Kansas continues to re-invest in key infrastructure such as airports, railroads, highways and broadband, and keeps business moving forward.

Learn more about all Kansas has to offer.

Jeff Willis

International Division Director


Outstanding Service Provider Awarded to International Division

The International Division was awarded the 2020/21 Outstanding Service Provider award by World Trade Center Kansas City during the #GoGlobalKC event. We’re proud to see our team recognized for their efforts to elevate export promotion and attraction of foreign direct investment to Kansas.

Kansas is leading the future in several top industries.

Governor’s Exporter of the Year

Each year, the state of Kansas recognizes one outstanding company for exporting excellence by naming them the Governor’s Exporter of the Year.

Partner Organizations

The International Division works with a variety of partners to provide Kansas exporters information to start exporting or export more!

Governor Laura Kelly Congratulates International Division at Kansas Department of Commerce on Receiving Outstanding Service Award
September 23, 2021

TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly today congratulated the Kansas Department of Commerce’s International Division for being named an Outstanding Service Provider by the World Trade Center – Kansas City (WTC-KC) for the first time ever. “Congratulations …

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Governor Laura Kelly Congratulates Creekstone Farms as Governor’s Exporter of the Year
June 10, 2021

ARKANSAS CITY – Governor Laura Kelly today visited Creekstone Farms Premium Beef, LLC. in Arkansas City to honor the company for being named the 2020 Governor’s Exporter of the Year. “With its designation as Exporter of the …

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Governor Laura Kelly Announces Kansas Economic Development Week; State Surpasses $5 Billion in New Capital Investment
May 11, 2021

TOPEKA – Today, Governor Laura Kelly announced Kansas will participate in Economic Development Week, an annual celebration hosted by the International Economic Development Council. “Over the last two years, we’ve rebuilt the Department of Commerce and …

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