VITAL Program

 VITAL Program : Market Research, Trade Show & Trade Mission Grants for Members

The VMA is a member of the Virginia International Trade Alliance (VITAL). VITAL expands the Commonwealth’s nationally recognized international trade programs through formal partnerships with Virginia’s public universities and industry associations.

As a member of VITAL, the VMA helps promote these programs and services to our member companies as they expand international sales.  These services include the following:

  • Global Market Research
  • Trade Missions & Trade Shows
  • Trade Show Assistance
  • Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) Program
  • Global Defense Program

Ian Ginger is coordinating the VMA’s participation in the VITAL program, and he can be reached for more information at for details.  To learn more about Virginia’s International Trade Program, please visit