Services We Offer to Elevate Your Business

Public Relations

In today’s ever-changing media landscape, it’s important to position your company as an industry leader out of the gate. Balido & Associates will help you develop strategic communications plans to get your story noticed by the right audiences. We will work with you to craft your core messages, and then advocate for you and alongside you to open doors to key stakeholders and influencers, including news media, public officials, political groups, and other like-minded organizations. Our public relations services include:

  • Communications strategy
  • Press releases and distribution
  • Media training and media relations
  • Community engagement
  • Public speaking engagements
  • Message development

Maritime Training

Balido & Associate’s subject matter experts bring forward years of real-world experience gathered over the teams federal, military, law enforcement and industry experience to address the needs of our clients. Our goal is to provide expert solutions for our clients to mitigate risk, enhance security, ensure continuity of operations and to better prepare for future threats. We offer a diverse offering of courses that may be customized to fit the need of our clients.

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Cross-Border Commerce and Consulting

Our experienced team specializes in facilitating relationships between both U.S.-based entities and Mexican ones. Doing business across the border can be challenging, but the opportunities that can be created through collaboration pay off in spades. Balido & Associates works with multiple public and private entities including state, federal, and local governments, U.S. border patrol,  U.S. customs, U.S. Coast Guard and others in addition to NGO organizations such as the Border Commerce and Security Council, of which our company founder Nelson Balido is also the founder and chair. Our relationships outside our borders, and decades of insight, will ensure you’re working with the right partners to optimize your business capabilities and minimize costs. If you’re looking to build a successful cross-border supply chain and flow of commerce, you’ve come to the right place. Our cross-border commerce & consulting services include:

  • In-depth market consulting
  • Government relations and lobbying
  • Strategic partnership creation 
  • Location scouting
  • Permitting advisement

Government Relations

We bridge the gap between your business and government entities. Half the battle is getting in front of the right people, and our team can open the doors and help you forge the relationships you need to succeed. Our team’s 20+ years of experience working with the U.S. Government on the state and federal level can pave the way for your success. Trust Balido & Associates to be your ally and to help you navigate the regulatory landscape to obtain the influence you’re looking for. Our government relations services include:

  • Lobbying and relationship building
  • Cross-border government consulting
  • Relationship consulting and introductions
  • Platform development
  • Regulatory advisement
  • Acquisition and appropriations development

Government Contracting

Private companies looking to do business with the U.S. Government need to be prepared to navigate through a complex contractual landscape – especially when dealing with agencies such as the Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security. Political sensitivities make working with the government even more challenging, especially in today’s polarized climate. However, with growing concerns over national security, opportunities for private sector companies to work with the DoD and DHS abound. We can help you develop strategic plans to advocate for your business and win bids across various levels of government. Our team has access to invaluable insider information to keep you informed about the latest circumstances that can impact your business. Our government contracting services include:

  • Advisement in identifying opportunities to work with government entities
  • Relationship consulting and introductions
  • Consultation on and throughout the contract-proposal process
  • In-depth proposal review
  • Partnership creation with other entities that bring favorable contracting vehicles to the table that will give you organization a competitive advantage

Product Demos: Real-Time, Real-World

A live product demo is one of the most effective ways to communicate your value to potential stakeholders. Let us connect you with your target audience and the decision makers who will ultimately determine your success in the marketplace. Demonstrate your product in a conversion-producing manner and let your product sell itself. We have access to entities on and off our borders and law enforcement organizations that can put your product or system to the test in REAL-WORLD environments. Our team will walk you through every step of the process, from preparing your product pitch, positioning your product’s Unique Selling Proposition (USP), securing your demo, and the final presentation and follow-up. Our product demo services include:

  • Messaging preparation and platform development
  • Navigation of prospect introductory process
  • Consultation in securing product demo
  • Trial demos with in-depth feedback
  • 360-degree product evaluation
  • Demo video & presentation consultation

Border Law Enforcement

We collaborate with and provide strategic solutions for border security organizations, local police departments, and federal bodies such as the Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security on issues surrounding border security, immigration, trans-criminal organizations and cross-border trade. Whether you’re a private company or entrepreneur with a border-related product or service, a landowner along our southern border, or work or want to work for a government entity, our consultancy can help steer you to success. Our border and law enforcement services include:

  • Evaluation of technologies and requirements
  • Development of requirements for new technologies
  • Market research to understand user requirements
  • Borderlands rights of usage consultation
  • Border wall and border technology contracts
  • Vendor and partnership evaluation and facilitation
  • Security systems evaluation and advisement
  • Personnel training and education

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