NASBITE International Honors OverDrive as an Outstanding Small-Medium Business Exporter
CLEVELAND – December 8, 2022 – NASBITE International (National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators) recognized OverDrive as an Outstanding Exporter during its recent 2022 National Small Business Exporter Summit. OverDrive was selected for its demonstrated excellence in export growth and innovative approaches to international marketing. OverDrive is the leading digital reading platform for 81,000 libraries and schools in 106 countries and creator of the award-winning Libby reading app.
“Amidst an international business environment that has been in flux over the past couple of years, OverDrive sustained their business operations, thanks in part to the diversity of their international customer base,” said Gabriel Shweiri, CGBP, president of NASBITE International. “As the leading supporter of education in the industry, we at NASBITE, celebrate the success of OverDrive and their willingness to share lessons learn, along with tips, tactics and best practice during our recent National Exporter Summit.”
Claudia Weissman, Vice President of Global Libraries and Education at OverDrive, added, “We are honored to recognized as a NASBITE International Outstanding Exporter. It’s a testament to the vision, hard work and dedication of our team. We’re proud of what we’ve accomplished together as we expanded into new markets internationally and navigated the unanticipated challenges of the past few years.”
NASBITE International created these awards, along with the National Small Business Exporter Summit, as a way to bring together top small business exporters, trade professionals and trade assistance providers from across the country to connect with one another, and to share best practices and lessons learned. Companies are nominated as honorees for the National Small Business Exporter Summit by leading trade assistance organizations and associations from across the country. These companies have demonstrated export growth and an innovative approach to international marketing as part of their core business operations.
OverDrive is a mission-based company that stands with libraries. Named a Certified B Corp in 2017, OverDrive serves more than 81,000 libraries and schools in 106 countries with the industry’s largest digital catalog of ebooks, audiobooks, video and other content. OverDrive’s commitment to empower every library and school includes expanding access for all, tireless industry advocacy and consistently innovating. Award-winning apps and services include the Libby library reading app, the Sora student reading app, Kanopy, the leading video streaming app for libraries and colleges, and TeachingBooks.net, which offers one of the largest catalogs of supplemental materials that enhance literacy outcomes. Founded in 1986, OverDrive is in Cleveland, Ohio USA. www.overdrive.com
About NASBITE International
NASBITE International is the leading organization supporting training and education in the field of global business. NASBITE members represent all sectors of the global business profession, including trade educators, trade specialists, trade-service providers and companies engaged in international trade. Founded in 1988 as the National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators, it became NASBITE International in 2006 to better reflect global business professionals it serves. More than 2,000 professionals have earned its Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) designation. For more information, visit nasbite.org.
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