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Montana World Trade Center

Brigitta Miranda-Freer
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Imagine pulling out a new board game's instructions and discovering that the normally skinny pamphlet runs thousands of pages and spells out the rules of the game from soup to nuts. That's what an international trade agreement looks like: it's comprehensive, it's years in the making, and millions of people's livelihoods depend on it.

Montana World Trade Center Executive Director Brigitta Miranda-Frer pauses for a selfie at Accelerate Montana launch event in January 2017.
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Many Montana entrepreneurs looking to enter into the global market turn to Brigitta Miranda-Freer, executive director of the Montana World Trade Center. The MWTC is located on the University of Montana campus in Missoula, and offers an array of services to assist businesses in taking their products into the world. 

Learn how Montana businesses can successfully operate on an international scale. Brigitta Miranda-Freer shares advice from her 20-year career in economic development and international trade and commerce, right now on "Can Do: Lessons From Savvy Montana Entrepreneurs."