Architecture & Engineering

Welcome to our Architecture & Engineering page, your home for industry information and expertise for the global marketplace. We provide the most recent market research, trade leads and industry event information.

This page is managed by the U.S. Commercial Service’s Global Design & Construction Team. The Global Design and Construction Team is made up of domestic and international trade specialists with the U.S. Department of Commerce - International Trade Administration and industry associations. To find a team member nearest you, please click on the link to the left titled “Design & Construction Team Members”.

We specialize in working with the following industry subsectors:

  • Architecture/construction/engineering services
  • Building products (including HVAC, hardware, and power tools)
  • Construction equipment (including mining equipment)
  • Greenbuild & sustainable development
  • Interior design

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FEATURED CONFERENCES

DISCOVER GLOBAL MARKETS – Europe Business Forum

Venue: Los Angeles, CA

Date: June 2-4, 2014

Learn More/Pre-Register: http://export.gov/california/ca/DiscoverEurope/

Contact: Rafael.Patino@trade.gov

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FEATURED INDUSTRY OPPORTUNITIES

US Commercial Service Webinar: Taxes & Rio 2016 Olympic Games - May 15, 2014

Please join us! We invite you to join a FREE webinar on May 15th to learn more about the taxes related to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games. 

The U.S. Commercial Service, in partnership with Ernst & Young Terco, located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will be hosting a webinar on immigration matters and tax compliance for companies interested in bidding for products/services during the 2016 Olympic Games. 

Learn and understand how your company can comply from tax benefits at the state level for all products destined for the 2016 Games from experts in immigration, due diligence, and tax compliance at Ernst & Young, who will give a 40 minute presentation on the subject. After the presentation, there will be a 15 minute Q&A session. 

Speakers:


- Cristiane Pacheco, Indirect Tributes Senior Manager;
- Gina Foti, Senior Manager, Immigration;
- Leandro Souza, Individual Tax Compliance;
- José Silva, Partner, Tax Compliance;
- Raquel Teixeira, Immigration, Tax Compliance, Advisory e Assignment Services.

Date: May 15, 2014
Time: 2pm Brazil/1pm Eastern/12pm CDT/11am MDT/10am PDT
Cost: FREE


To Register: Please RSVP to Matt Baker at Matt.Baker@trade.gov until noon May 14

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China Airport Road Show - Beijing, Chengdu and Xiamen - September 15-17, 2014

Explore opportunities to expand your sales in the burgeoning aviation markets in Beijing, Chengdu and Xiamen, China! Join the U.S. Commercial Service (CS) China team from September 15 to 17, 2014 as we introduce U.S. aviation firms to key decision makers in the heart of China’s aviation infrastructure boom.

China intends to build 56 new airports and expand 101 existing ones by 2015. This presents tremendous opportunities for U.S. companies to sell equipment and services from airport design and construction to air traffic management and environmental consulting. In particular, companies that provide the following equipment and services to airport development are encouraged to participate in this roadshow: airport design, green construction, energy efficiency equipment, airport security equipment, ground support and terminal related equipment, and airport management.

Road Show participants will be briefed by China’s Civil Aviation Administration on China’s aviation development. Participants will also make presentations to key regional civil aviation authorities in Chengdu and Xiamen as well as airport corporations in Beijing, Chengdu, and Xiamen on how U.S. equipment and services have been adapted by airports around the world. This is a unique chance to learn about opportunities to provide U.S. airport construction equipment and services needed to help China develop cleaner, safer, and more efficient airports.

For more information please contact: 
Ms. Ida Peng, Commercial Specialist in Beijing, Aiqun.Peng@trade.gov
Mr. Shiyang Cui, Commercial Specialist in Chengdu, Cui.Shiyang@trade.gov 
Ms. Lena Yang, Commercial Specialist in Guangzhou, Lena.Yang@trade.gov

Deadline for registration is July 30th.


Cost USD $1,800
• Participation in government meetings in Beijing, Chengdu and Xiamen
• Speaking role in Seminar 
• Participation in networking lunches and dinners
• Inclusion in Roadshow Brochure 

Additional Company Representative at USD $800

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Detailed Event Information For Green Building Detailed Event Information For Green Building
Green Building -- Architectural/Constr./Engineering SVC, Building Products
Location/Date: Beijing, China 03/28/2013 - 03/30/2013
Event Summary:
The Fifth International Conference on Intelligent, Green & Energy Efficient Building & New Technologies and Products Expo (IGEBC)will be held in March 2013 in Beijing, PR China. Organized and supported by the Ministry of Construction, National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Science and Technology, and other international organization including U.S. Department of Energy, the event will focus on improving the energy efficiency of buildings in China and is the best venue to showcase products, services and new technologies in this field. IGEBC 2012 event drew more than 200 companies and governments from Asian, European countries including The U.S. Department of Energy. US Commercial Service in Beijing organized a very successful US Pavilion last year with exhibitors including Mammonth, Honeywell, AFPA, DOE, etc. This year's event will feature a U.S. Pavilion again, which provides an excellent platform for U.S. companies to showcase their products and services in this sector. The U.S. Pavilion will offer prospective U.S. exhibitors the following services: · Fully furnished booth (s) in a customized U.S. Pavilion design; · Pre-show, region-wide, marketing campaign to buyers; · Welcome kit and briefing from a U.S. Embassy Commercial Representative(s); · On-site counseling & networking assistance throughout the show; · Company web linkage to U.S. Commercial Service's Website (http://www.buyusa.gov/china/) We welcome and encourage American companies that provide energy efficient products and services to attend this high-level, technical-oriented conference and trade show. The U.S. Commercial Service in Beijing will work to facilitate communication between American exhibitors and the show organizer in making arrangement to exhibit and participate in this important event. CS China will set-up a U.S. Pavilion using the bilingual CS trade show display in an area designated for U.S. exhibitors at the show, and offer market entry counseling, information dissemination, and logistics liaison with the Chinese organizer and Gold ey Services*. * Assistance with setting up one-to-one meetings with prospective Chinese buyers is available for a separate fee.

Contacts:
Shujuan Cao, Beijing
Commercial Specialist
Phone: (8610) 8531 4463
Shujuan.Cao@trade.gov