The U.S. Commercial Service in Chicago, Peoria and Rockford organizes and supports conferences, seminars, and events to educate our clients and promote international trade. Our goal is to help local U.S. exporters sell globally. A sampling of our events includes:
- Executive briefings in our office with one of our visiting Commercial Service Officers from around the world.
- Educational export seminars and online webinars.
- Matchmaking and export counseling services at international trade shows overseas and the U.S.
By organizing trade missions and educational seminars; providing matching or export counseling services at trade shows; and recruiting buyer delegations to U.S. trade shows, the U.S. Government helps U.S. exporters expand global sales at trade events.
Click on the hyperlink to find out more information on the upcoming events:
- U.S. Commercial Service Staff Changes
ILLINOIS TRADE EVENTS
- December 9, 2013: Study Illinois International Education Consortium Annual Meeting – Chicago
- December 10, 2013: Illinois State Trade & Export Promotion (STEP) Seminar – University Park, IL
WEBINARS & TELECONFERENCES
- December 5, 2013 @ 11:00am CST: Opportunities in Kenya's Energy & Power Generation Sectors – Webinar
- December 12, 2013 @ 9:00am CST: Recruiting Students from Kazakhstan – Free Webinar
- December 12, 2013: Opportunities for the U.S. Tourism Industry: Attracting Tourists from El Salvador – Webinar
- December 17, 2013 @ 10:00am CST: Design & Construction Opportunities in Russia – Free Webinar
- December 17, 2013 @ 5:00pm CST: Opportunities in Japan's Clean Tech Sector - Webinar
- January 9, 2014 @ 1:00pm CST: Mexico's Infrastructure Webinar Series - New Airport Projects in Mexico - Webinar
- January 30, 2014 @ 12:00 noon CST: Providing Services in Canada: Work Permits, Tax Implications & More – Webinar
INTERNATIONAL TRADE MISSIONS
- March 10-14, 2014: Travel & Tourism Trade Mission to Taiwan, Japan, and Korea
- April 8-10, 2014: Illinois Trade Mission to International Health & Nutrition Expo 2014 to Beijing
- April 24-30, 2014: Automotive Trade Mission to India
- May 4 -8, 2014: Medical Technologies Trade Mission to Turkey
- May 20-23, 2014: Illinois Trade Mission to Hospitalar 2014 to Sao Paulo, Brazil
OTHER OPPORTUNITIES & EVENTS
- December 11, 2013: U.S.-Japan Renewable Energy Policy Business Roundtable - Livermore, CA
- January 15, 2014 @10:00am CST: Turkey Virtual Education Fair for U.S. Boarding Schools
- February 19-22, 2014: No Cost Promotion at International Tourism Fair CroTour - Zagreb, Croatia
- February 27–March 1, 2014: Graphics of the Americas - Miami, Florida
- March 21-24, 2014: The Paris Book Fair - Paris, France
- April 7-11, 2014: Central European Education Fairs – Budapest, Prague, Warsaw
- May 11-14 2014: CIM Mining Convention 2014 – Vancouver, Canada
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