The U.S. Commercial Service (CS) and Industry and Analysis are organizing an Aerospace and Aviation Trade Mission to Brazil from May 12-16, 2014. The purpose of the mission is to introduce U.S. firms to Brazil’s readily expanding market for aerospace and aviation products and services. The mission to Brazil is designed for U.S. aviation and aerospace manufacturers and service providers, particularly small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), interested in long-term business opportunities in Brazil, as well as the trade associations/organizations that represent them.

TARGET SECTORS FOR U.S. EXPORTERS INCLUDE: aircraft parts (particularly for the aftermarket), business aviation, general aviation and helicopters, airspace and air traffic flow management, ground support equipment, baggage handling systems, meteorological information management, surveillance and satellite navigation, and airport/aviation security.

MISSION AGENDA:

Monday, May 12, 2014
(São Paulo with an opening briefing and a no-host dinner .

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Participants will attend pre-scheduled one-on-one matchmaking meetings and participate in an evening reception with Brazilian and U.S. industry representatives.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Participants have additional one-on-one meetings.

Thursday, May 15, 2014
Delegates will have the option of traveling to a second city (São José dos Campos, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, or Brasilia) for additional business meetings or remaining in the São Paulo area.

Participation in the mission will include the following:

  • Briefings on subjects from business practices in Brazil to security;
  • Pre-scheduled meetings with government officials, potential partners, distributors, and agents in São Paulo;
  • Airport transfers in São Paulo;
  • Participation in a networking reception in Sao Paulo.
  • Optional business matchmaking meetings in São José dos Campos, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, or Brasilia. (Additional fee applies)

REGISTRATION FEES:

For the São Paulo portion: $2,950.00 for small/medium firms

$3,230.00 for large firms

$600 per additional participant.

Expenses for travel, lodging, meals, and incidentals will be the responsibility of each participant.

TO APPLY FOR THE MISSION:

Please fill out the trade mission application here: https://emenuapps.ita.doc.gov/ePublic/TM/4R1F Applications received after March 5, 2014, will be considered only if space and scheduling constraints permit.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Alexis Haakensen

Industry and Analysis, Washington, DC

Phone: 202-482-6235

alexis.haakensen@trade.gov

or

Sean P. Kelley

U.S. Commercial Service

Phone: 501-324-5797

Sean.Kelley@trade.gov