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glasstec 2014

October 21 – 24, 2014 in Dusseldorf

Glass Production, Processing, Products

glasstec is not only the world‘s largest trade fair for the glass industry and its suppliers, but also its most important. It is of equal interest to manufacturers of glass, associated machinery, and accessories, as well as glass craftsmen. Over 1,200 exhibitors from throughout the world will present their innovations at the glasstec 2014 in Dusseldorf in fields ranging from glass machinery and equipment construction to the glazier trade. Among them will be more than 50 U.S. companies. The show attracts more than 45,000 trade visitors, with 57% coming from 52 countries abroad. Three symposia “solar meets glass,” “engineered transparency,” and “architectural glass,” and special shows “glass technology live,” “façade center,” “auto glass arena,” “crafts center,” and more complete the glasstec 2014. For over 30 years, glasstec has served as a forum for collaboration between manufacturers, architects, designers, and end users.

More Information: http://www.glasstec-online.com/

For glasstec 2014, the U.S. Commercial Service Düsseldorf offers a wide range of no-cost services for U.S. exhibitors to support sales efforts in Germany and Europe before, during and after the event. Please see contact listed below.

Services for U.S. Exhibitors (free of charge):

  • Conduct pre-show promotion on behalf of all U.S. exhibitors via our network at other U.S. Embassies and Consulates to alert international distributors that you will be at the show, and invite them to visit your booth.
  • Provide market research (in selected markets) and counseling before, during and after the show.
  • Provide information about services we offer to exporters of American-made products, including the possibility to be featured on our official U.S. Commercial Service website in Germany to generate additional business leads, for ad hoc interpreting, market research, follow-up services or logistics assistance.
  • Inform you how to protect new designs you may be showing, and to take expedited action against foreign exhibitors who copy your design and trademarks. Please see important information about trademark and design protection at German trade fairs on our website.
  • Advice on how to apply for VAT tax refunds. Please see information and forms on our website.

The U.S. Commercial Service offers a wide range of export promotion programs to U.S. companies. If you are interested in services to locate international distributors, please visit http://www.export.gov/ and contact your nearest U.S. Export Assistance Center.

Services for International Buyers:

Are you looking for innovative U.S. products? We would be happy to arrange for you to meet with our U.S. exhibitors. Please sign up by submitting the Foreign Buyer Interest Form to your contact at the U.S. Commercial Service Düsseldorf:

Klaus Jonas, Commercial Specialist
U.S. Commercial Service, American Consulate General
Willi-Becker-Allee 10, 40227 Düsseldorf, Germany
Tel: 49-211-737767-50, Fax: 49-211-737767-67, Cell: 49-163-8722717
Email: klaus.jonas@trade.gov, www.export.gov/germany

Should you be interested in a booth, please feel free to contact:
Ms. Eva Rowe, Vice President
Messe Düsseldorf North America, 150 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite2920, Chicago, IL 60601
Tel. (312) 781-5180, Fax (312) 781-5188, Email: erowe@mdna.com, www.mdna.com