Welcome to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s website for U.S. Architecture and Engineering Firms. This site is your resource for market research reports, trade leads, upcoming industry-related events and advocacy assistance.
Our division of Commerce, the U.S. Commercial Service, has a global network of 100 offices located throughout the U.S. and over 100 offices located in more than 70 countries. Our worldwide team of specialists is here to assist with your international outreach to partner firms, project developers, and design. To find your local design services specialist, please click on the link to the left titled “Local USDOC Offices”.
Our Design & Construction Team members can assist you with the following:
2016 AIA National Convention – May 19-21, 2016
Meet with Industry Specialists from Brazil, Chile, China and Vietnam
In cooperation with the American Institute of Architects, the U.S. Commercial Service (part of the U.S. Department of Commerce) is offering SHOWTIME at the 2016 AIA National Convention.
SHOWTIME provides participating companies the opportunity to meet one-on-one with our U.S. Embassy Commercial Specialists from Brazil, Chile, China and Vietnam. These industry professionals from around the world will be on hand to discuss market trends and opportunities for your business in their markets. They can help you identify strategies to expand your company’s international reach.
Please sign up for SHOWTIME to:
Register Online Today!
Advanced registration is required. Please register at: http://1.usa.gov/1WLoysd
Appointments will be scheduled on a first-come-first-served basis. Deadline to register is Friday, May 13. Final SHOWTIME appointment schedules will be emailed to registrants on Monday, May 16, 2016.
Discover Global Markets: The Americas
June 15-16, 2016
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Discover Global Markets: Building Smart Cities
November 1-3, 2016
|South Asia Webinar Series -- Architectural/Constr./Engineering SVC, Construction Eq., Electrical Power Systems, Environmental Technologies, General Industrial Eq./Supplies, Health Care Services, Medical Eq., Renewable Energy Eq., Telecommunications Services, Transportation Serv. (other than Aviation)|
|Pre-Register for this event|
India, a country with endless opportunities and perennial complications: join our experts to learn the dos and don'ts to succeed. With its 1.2 billion population, a dynamic middle class, and 6.5% GDP growth rate, India is uniquely positioned for sustained growth in the near future.
Sri Lanka brims with opportunities for U.S. exporters after decades of strife. Geographically situated as an ideal shipping hub, Sri Lanka is now open for business!
Join us for the South Asia Webinar Series to hear from -- and ask questions of -- experts to learn how to enter – or expand – into the Indian and Sri Lankan markets.
Business Opportunities in South India and Sri Lanka: Tips to Succeed
Thursday, October 11, 2012, 10:00 am EST
Hear from successful U.S. exporters, local businesses and government officials about the prime business opportunities in South India and Sri Lanka! If you are in the infrastructure, IT, healthcare, environment, or design/build sectors, you won't want to miss this event! South India boasts the country's manufacturing and IT hubs; Sri Lanka has ripe opportunities for U.S. businesses – now is the time to gain a foothold in these countries!
Top Ten Tricks from Legal, Financial and Customs Experts: How to Succeed with the Mechanics of Exporting to India
Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 3:00 pm EST
Learn directly from our panel of renowned lawyers, bankers and shipping companies the in's and out's of shipping your products to India. Each speaker will present a list of “Top Ten Tricks” and will be available to answer your questions. U.S. exports to India have more than doubled in the last five years – make sure your company is poised to take advantage of this market!
A recording of both webinars will be available for participants.
|Larry Tabash, Austin|
Senior International Trade Specialist
|Mala Venkat, Chennai|
Senior Commercial Specialist
Phone: +91 44 2857 4293
|Sandra Edwards, Seattle|
Phone: 206-553-5615 x 228
|Aileen Nandi, San Salvador|
Regional Senior Commercial Officer
Phone: +503 2501 3070
|Abdul Shaikh, TPP|
|Melissa Branzburg, Boston|
International Trade Specialist
|Pauline Shams, Iraq-Afghanistan Task Force|
Business and Industry Specialist