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 China Refrigeration 2013 Detailed Event Information For China Refrigeration 2013
China Refrigeration 2013 -- Architectural/Constr./Engineering SVC, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Eq., Food Processing/Packaging Eq., Hotel/Restaurant Eq.
Location/Date: Shanghai, China 04/08/2013 - 04/10/2013
Event Summary:
China Refrigeration 2013 provides market entry opportunities to U.S. exporters. The 24th International Exhibition for Refrigeration, Air-conditioning, Heating and Ventilation, Frozen Food Processing, Packaging and Storage (CHINA REFRIGERATION 2013) will be held on April 8-10, 2013 in Shanghai, China. China Refrigeration is the largest refrigeration sector trade event in Asia. It is the must attend / exhibit event for any U.S. exporter who is selling heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R) into the Asian markets. U.S. exporters sold over $200 million into the Asian markets in 2011 and so far in 2012, sales continue to grow. China Refrigeration 2013 is hosted by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Beijing Sub-council, Chinese Association of Refrigeration and China Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Industry Association. The organizers represent the array of authorized professional organizations either in trade promotion or HVAC&R industry. China Refrigeration devotes every effort to establishing a quality platform for displaying, trading and networking marketplace for the industry all over Asia. For complete information about this event contact the following individual: Jeff Malley Events International Telephone: 203-801-0582 Facsimile: 203-801-0617 Email: eiusa@optonline.net

Contacts:
Andrew Billard,
Commercial Officer
Phone: (86) 10-8531-3589
Andrew.Billard@trade.gov
Yue Cao, Beijing
Senior Commercial Specialist
Phone: (86-10) 8531-4796
Yue.Cao@trade.gov
Kevin Haley, Trade Event Programs
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-6434
Kevin.Haley@trade.gov
Elizabeth Shieh, Beijing
Commercial Officer
Phone: 8610-8531 3423
Elizabeth.Shieh@trade.gov
Scott Yao, Shanghai
Commercial Specialist
Phone: 011-(86-21) 6279-7630 ext. 8727
Scott.Yao@trade.gov