Technology changes the world daily—is your information and communication technology business in the global mix? Keep your company growing by devising or expanding your international export strategy. From Brazil to China, from Korea to Europe, the opportunities for your information and communication technology products and services are almost endless.
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA) Information and Communication Technology Team provides international market research, business leads, and promotional events tailored to information and communication technology companies. Our programs support U.S. product and service exports related to:
The ITA Information and Communication Technology team is here to help you:
Sub-Saharan Africa Region & Trends: ICT Sector Webinar
June 20, 2013
11 AM EST
Africa is home to six of the ten fastest-growing countries in the world. Africa is becoming recognized among top consultancies as the next frontier for U.S. businesses and investments. This webinar will focus on the information technologies sector in Sub-Saharan Africa. Experts will provide you with market intelligence including opportunities and challenges when entering Africa. You will hear from Commercial Officers and private sector experts located in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa and answer your questions during a highly focused and interactive webinar setting. For more information, please contact Laura Hellstern by phone 202-482-3222 or email Laura.Hellstern@trade.gov or Kam Shah by phone 202-482-1906 or email Kam.Shah@trade.gov
June 12-14, 2013
InfoComm is an annual exposition and conference for the professional audiovisual information communications industry and is considered the largest pro-AV show in the world. Designed for professionals in the audiovisual, information communications and systems integration industries, InfoComm showcases the latest technologies for audio, video, display, projection, lighting and staging, digital signage, conferencing, digital content creation, networking, signal distribution and much more. The U.S. Commercial Service will be offering the Showtime Program and B2B matchmaking for U.S. exhibitors. Contact Carmela.Mammas@trade.gov for details.
CommunicAsia 2013/EnterpriseIT 2013/BroadcastAsia 2013
June 18-21, 2013
CommunicAsia, held in conjunction with Broadcast Asia and Enterprise IT, is the most established and comprehensive ICT event in Asia. They will be held from June 18-21, 2013 in Singapore and is an excellent platform for U.S. ICT companies interested in exporting to Asia. In 2012, CommunicAsia & EnterpriseIT attracted 26,146 visitors, 50.5% were from overseas, while BroadcastAsia attracted 11,200 visitors, nearly 57% were from overseas. There were over 1,990 exhibitors covering 56,200 square meters of exhibition space. For questions, contact Sweehoon.Chia@trade.gov.
Semicon Taiwan 2013
September 4-6, 2013
Semicon Taiwan 2013 will have more than 600 companies exhibit and more than 30,000 people will visit the show. It is the biggest semiconductor trade show in Taiwan and it creates new opportunities to drive innovation. Please contact Rita.Chen@trade.gov with questions.
For more upcoming international and domestic events, check out Upcoming Trade Events.
Below are links to view trade data snapshots for selected NAICS codes. Additional trade data is available through the TradeStats Express Database.
View a list of Domestic Trade Specialists who can assist you with your ICT exports.
View a list of our International Commercial Specialists who can assist with your ICT exports.
Take action now: Contact an information and communication technology trade specialist, explore upcoming events and trade leads, and sign up for email updates. We look forward to working with you!
|Webinar - Temporarily Moving Goods & People Across the Border -- Architectural/Constr./Engineering SVC, Aircraft/Aircraft Parts, Automotive Parts/Services Eq., Construction Eq., Computers/Peripherals, Computer Software, Management Consulting Services, Oil/Gas Field Machinery, Security/Safety Eq., Trade Promotion Services|
|Pre-Register for this event|
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has made it easier for U.S. business persons to temporarily enter Canada and bring goods with them. Nevertheless, American businesses conducting temporary work in Canada still find themselves facing several questions;
- Do I need to get a visa to do temporary work in Canada?
- How do I get my capital equipment across the border efficiently and then bring it back to the U.S. at the conclusion of the project?
- What are the tax implications for my company and my employees doing work in Canada?
During this webinar you will have the opportunity to get answers to these questions from experts in the field of Customs Brokerage, International Tax and International Immigration. Join us to learn more about how you can efficiently, temporarily move goods and people across the border into Canada.
The fee for this webinar is $35.
|David Edmiston, Minneapolis|
International Trade Specialist
|Doug Jacobson, Toronto|
Phone: 416-595-5412 ext. 236
|Tracey Ford, Ottawa|