Events & News

International trade events are an excellent opportunity to for U.S. companies to meet potential buyers and for international buyers to find U.S. suppliers.

 

 

Virtual Education Fair

Belgium, France and UK Virtual Education Fair for U.S. Schools
Our Western Europe Virtual Education Fair -- to take place on Thursday, March 19, 2015 -- will introduce appropriately accredited U.S. community colleges and undergraduate institutions, particularly those offering summer programs, to pre-qualified international student recruitment agencies in France, Belgium and the U.K. This event is not appropriate for English as a Second Language programs. Click here for details about the Virtual Education Fair.

Upcoming Webinars & Seminars

#Export2Europe: Doing Business with the United Kingdom
Venue: Your computer
Date: March 5, 2015, 11:00am Eastern Time (8:00 am Pacific)
Cost: $25

The U.S. Department of Commerce invites American exporters to explore doing business with the United Kingdom. The UK is not only a major international powerhouse in Europe, but it is the sixth largest economy in the world; and the US- UK investment relationship is number one in the world with a cumulative bilateral stock in direct investment valued at nearly $1.1 trillion (2012).

Join us for an informative webinar on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 11:00am (Eastern) to learn more about exporting to the UK, which comprises the countries of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. You will hear from experts who will discuss why the UK is an attractive trade and investment partner, UK market opportunities, key prospect industries, top tips for doing business, hot trade policy issues, and how you can tap into the network of UK trade resources located throughout the United States.

For more information or if you have any questions please contact Anastasia.Xenias@trade.gov or Brittany.Banta@trade.gov

Register for webinar: #Export2Europe - Doing Business with the UK

Doing Business in the European Union: Identifying the right REACH Only Representative (OR)
Venue: Your computer
Date: March 18, 2015, 12:00pm Eastern Time (9:00 am Pacific)
Cost: $75

Partnering with a REACH Only Representative (OR) is a necessary and expensive cost for U.S. businesses exporting chemicals to the European Union. However, many U.S. companies are unaware of the impact choosing an OR has on their ability to increase their exports to the European Union. The Commercial Service at the U.S. Mission to the European Union is pleased to invite you to participate in a webinar dedicated to assisting chemical exporters select and manage their relationship with a REACH OR.

Our guest speaker, Dr. Rudolf Staab, is president of the Only Representative Association which recently published “Best Practices Guide” for ORs. Dr. Staab’s presentation will focus on the various roles of the REACH OR including, the strategic implications of choosing a professional OR service, ownership of the REACH dossier, service offerings and factors that go into the calculation of fees. At the conclusion of this event, participating U.S. exporters will be better prepared to identify the right OR to partner with saving them time, money, and protecting the ability to penetrate the EU market. The cost to participate is $75.

For questions, please email Matthew.Kopetski@trade.gov or Dusan.marinkovic@trade.gov

Register for the webinar: Identifying the right REACH Only Representative (OR)

 

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Featured Program: Retail in Romania

Retail in Romania: Test your products in the Romanian market
The U.S. Embassy in Romania invites you to participate in a marketing event, Retail in Romania, that will bring your products directly to 20 million Romanian consumers. American quality is highly appreciated in Romania and we have partnered with the country’s largest retailer, Media Galaxy (Altex), to test new U.S. products in its chain of stores. This is a tried-and-true program that we have used elsewhere and are now bringing to Europe, starting with Romania, to coincide with Independence Day in the United States. This is just the beginning, as this opportunity could open the gates to potential distribution throughout Southeast Europe. Click here to download the Retail in Romania flyer for additional information.

 

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Follow-up News of Events supported by CS Europe

Discover America Initiative in Slovakia
In October 2014, Commercial Specialist Lucia Maskova from CS Bratislava successfully launched local working group to support Discover America initiative in Slovakia. In continuing efforts to promote what the United States has to offer, most of the Discover America members - Oneworld Travel, CK America / Transatlantic Elite LLC, Diners Club, Avis, Harley Davidson, Jack Daniels and Amazing Planet shared a booth at International Travel Fair Slovakia tour from January 29 – February 1, 2015. The goal of the fair’s attendance was to inform Slovaks about Discover America as a resource for U.S. travel. Under the Discover America logo, Lucia gave out materials provided by NYC Go to promote NYC as one of the TOP 3 destinations visited by Slovaks. Several local media broadcasted the information on “Land of possibilities” for the first time in public. Travel information shared in the booth was backed up by colleagues from the Consular section who helped with ESTA and specific visa inquiries.
CS Slovakia website

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CS Europe Activity at WTM 2014
World Travel Market (WTM) 2014 was held at London’s ExCel Conference Centre from November 3-6, 2014. The U.S. Commercial Service exhibited from within the BrandUSA pavilion and counseled U.S. companies throughout the week. Click here for a roundup of CS Europe activity at WTM and for additional Travel & Tourism information.

For additional information about events we support, please contact us.

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Our Offices in Europe
New Video on Selling in the European Union
Let us Connect you to Europe Video
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