Welcome to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s website for U.S. Educational Institutions and Intensive English Programs. This site is your resource for market research reports, international student recruitment events, and study consortia information.
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 about 75 countries. Our worldwide team of education specialists is here to assist with your international outreach to students, potential partners, and agents. To find your local education specialist, please click on the link to the left titled “Local USDOC Offices”.
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|Andina Link 2013 -- Audio/Visual Eq., Films/Videos, Telecommunications Eq., Telecommunications Services|
Latin America has become one of the most important markets for cable television programming, industry equipment, and convergent technologies, and Andina Link, thanks to the growth of past years, has positioned itself as the main event of the pay television industry. With a population of over 200 million inhabitants, Latin America is one of the most attractive markets in the future of pay television and Andina Link 2013 is the place to be with its concomitant academic seminars, business workshops, FICA (the Ibero American Convergence and Audiovisual Forum), and Latin Screens (TV and film industries marketplace). Driven by a combination of new regulations, rising disposable income, and the availability of new delivery systems, including digital DBS (direct broadcast satellite) services, the Latin American region represents an important market for multi channel television.
Andina Link has been uniting the telecommunications industries for 18 consecutive years. Andina Link brings together communication industries such as cable TV, convergent technologies and broadband, as well as, content production and technologies and the attendees come from all over South and Central America with the majority of the exhibitors coming from the United States. Andina Link's target industries are: cable TV and convergent technologies, broadband, wireless technology, internet, software, equipment, programming and channels, film and TV production, technology and equipment, and triple and quadruple play providers. While its target audiences are the cable operators of the Latin American region, technology distributors, programming and investors, productions companies, programming buyers, telecommunications companies, and telephony companies. And, as a result Andina Link attracts attendees from countries throughout the Latin American region including: Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Bolivia, Guatemala, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Honduras, Venezuela, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Argentina, Brazil, El Salvador, among others.
|Carlos Suarez, Bogota|
|Graylin Presbury, Trade Event Programs|
Senior International Trade Specialist
|Maria F. Gomez, TDC Events International|