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Trade Winds — The Americas business forum - Bogotá, Colombia, May 19-21, 2014

The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration is organizing a trade mission to Colombia, Peru, Chile, Panama and Ecuador that will include the Trade Winds—The Americas business forum in Bogotá, Colombia, May 19-21, 2014. U.S. trade mission members will participate in the Trade Winds—The Americas business forum in Bogotá, Colombia (which is also open to U.S. companies not participating in the trade mission). Trade mission participants may also choose to participate in their choice of trade mission stops based on recommendations from the USFCS, including in Colombia, Peru, Chile, Panama and Ecuador. Each trade mission stop will include one-on-one business appointments with pre-screened potential buyers, agents, distributors and joint-venture partners. Trade mission participants participating in the Trade Winds—The Americas business forum may attend regional and industry-specific sessions and consultations with USFCS Senior Commercial Officers from the Western Hemisphere during the business forum.

The goal of the trade mission is to help participating firms gain market insights, make industry contacts, solidify business strategies, and advance specific projects, with the goal of increasing U.S. exports to Colombia, Peru, Chile, Panama, Ecuador and the region. The delegation will have access to USFCS Senior Commercial Officers and Commercial Specialists during the mission, learn about the many business opportunities in the Americas, and gain first-hand market exposure. U.S. trade mission participants already doing business in the Americas will have opportunities to further advance business relationships and projects in those markets.

For additional information and registration, please visit the following website: http://export.gov/Pennsylvania/tradewinds/index.asp