AWEX : Consultancy support (specialists in Foreign Trade & specialists in Design)

In the context of its "Consultancy Support" program, AWEX provides to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) the opportunity to obtain the advice of :

  • specialists in Foreign Trade
  • specialists in Design

approved by the Wallonia Export-Investment Agency in order to develop their presence abroad.


To support the launch of an existing product/service on a new export market, AWEX offers Walloon SMEs eligible for its support a subsidy covering the fees of certified service providers.

Foreign trade advisory services include:

  • the development of an export strategy
  • the establishment or restructuring of an export department;
  • the conducting of market studies and commercial prospecting;
  • the acquisition of techniques for participating in international calls for tenders and financing;
  • the search for partners and the conclusion of international partnerships.

Export design consulting services include:

  • the development of the company's brand image and its products/services for export;
  • the development of an export graphic charter;
  • the adaptation of the design of existing products/services to the specificities of foreign markets

The Wallonia Export-Investment Agency covers 50 % of the experts' fees excluding VAT (maximum 750 EUR per day). 


Applications can be submitted free of charge via the form on the portal


AWEX, Financial Incentives Department
Stéphane ROMANS: +32 2 421.85.97,