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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: The Americas – Miami, FL, May 12-14, 2015

Meet One-on-One with U.S. Commercial Diplomats

Whether for market opportunities, help in overcoming challenges, or general questions, meet with U.S. commercial diplomats from 22 countries:

§ Argentina, Bahama, Barbados, Belize, Brazil

§ Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic

§ Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras

§ Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua,

§ Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago

Exploring the Markets of the Americas

§ How are the markets of the Americas performing today?

§ How will the markets be performing in five years?

§ What are today’s and tomorrow’s opportunities?

§ What challenges do these dynamic markets present to U.S. companies?

Panels featuring economists, industry professionals, trade experts, and U.S. commercial diplomats will explore
these questions and others to help you define your competitive strategy for the Americas.

Details: http://www.export.gov/florida/dgmamericas/dgmamericas082320.asp

Registration: https://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1666433

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Detailed Event Information For How to Internationalize Your Distribution Channels Detailed Event Information For How to Internationalize Your Distribution Channels
How to Internationalize Your Distribution Channels -- Agricultural Machinery & Eq., Automotive Parts/Services Eq., Building Products, Construction Eq., General Industrial Eq./Supplies, General Science & Technology, Household Consumer Goods, Medical Eq., Packaging Eq., Port/Shipbuilding Eq.
Pre-Register for this event
Location/Date: St. Louis, MO, United States 04/24/2012 - 04/24/2012
Event Summary:
From new markets and new laws to new partners and new customs, expanding your business overseas can be a daunting task. Understanding how to create customized international distribution agreements can help you grow your international business and protect yourself from the myriad risks. This presentation will present the various options available to US companies who are interested in overseas growth using distribution agreements. Specifically our expert presenters will cover: • Utilizing the U.S. Commercial Service to explore new markets and expand your overseas presence • Tailoring distribution agreements to particular jurisdictions by taking into account applicable foreign law • Key terms for your international distribution agreement • Understanding foreign competition laws and regulations that may affect your international distribution agreement • Avoiding violations of the Third Party provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Trade Practice Act when working with foreign agents and distributors • Establishing your brand & sales channel opportunities • Successful global distribution and sales demands in-depth understanding of local market forces, legal, legislative and regulatory concerns, competition, brand recognition, partner financial strength, market coverage, language fluency, training abilities and desire to be more than a "trader." Featured speakers will be Pat Meeker, Senior Director of Global Sales at The Roho Group; Marcia Swihart Orgill, Attorney with Danna McKitrick; and Cory Simek, Director U.S. Commercial Service in St. Louis.

Contacts:
Margaret Gottlieb, St. Louis
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 314-260-3786
Margaret.Gottlieb@trade.gov
Joshua Burke, Ankara
Commercial Officer
Phone: +90 312 457 7167
Joshua.Burke@trade.gov

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