LOCAL TRADE EVENTS

The U.S. Commercial Service in Kansas City, Missouri organizes and supports conferences, seminars, and events to educate our clients and promote international trade. Our goal is to help local U.S. exporters sell globally. A sampling of our events includes:

  • Executive briefings in our office with one of our visiting Commercial Service Officers from around the world.
  • Educational export seminars and online webinars.
  • Matchmaking and export counseling services at international trade shows overseas and the U.S.

By organizing trade missions and educational seminars; providing matching or export counseling services at trade shows; and recruiting buyer delegations to U.S. trade shows, the U.S. Government helps U.S. exporters expand global sales at trade events.

Upcoming events/trainings:

February 26th - Opportunities in the Canadian Aerospace Market for U.S. Aerospace Suppliers


Join us for a morning program on “Opportunities in Canada’s Aerospace Market” with country industry specialist, Ms. Gina Bento, Commercial Specialist, U.S. Consulate, Montreal, Canada. Ms. Bento is responsible for covering aerospace products and services, aircraft and aircraft parts, airport ground support equipment and aviation services on behalf of the U.S. Commercial Service in Canada.

When: Thursday, February 26, 2015, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. CST

Location: 1000 Walnut Street, Suite 500, Kansas City, MO, 64106

Fee: $20 (continental breakfast is included)

Specific topics covered include:

  • Snapshot of the Canadian Aerospace Industry
  • Recent Trends and Business Development Opportunities
  • Tips on selling to Canada’s Aerospace Market
  • Aeromart Montreal 2015, AUVSI, and other U.S.-Canada Aerospace Tradeshows & Conferences
  • The opportunity to meet with Ms. Bento for private one-on-one counseling following her remarks and Q&A with the general audience.

Registration: http://1.usa.gov/1uBxTJX

Questions? Contact: Marisa.Ring@trade.gov or (816) 421-4809.


February 26th - TRUMAN FORUM: “TRUMAN, CANADA AND THE BIRTH OF THE POST WAR”

This program is co-presented by the Truman Library Institute and the International Relations Council.

President Truman’s collaboration with Canada to create the alliance structure and global architecture underpinning U.S. global engagement has received limited attention from historians of the period.

Canada’s Consul General to Missouri - Dr. Roy Norton will detail key elements of the U.S.-Canada partnership from 1945-1953 – the period when Canada attained its status, pertaining to this day, as the USA’s best customer and closest ally.

When: February 26, 2015 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Where: Kansas City Public Library, Plaza Branch

4801 Main Street

Kansas City,MO 64112

Fee: This program is free and open to the public. Advance registration is encouraged.


March 4th – Macroeconomic Trends Impacting International Business for Kansas City Companies

Join the ITC for an interesting presentation and discussion on the current macroeconomic trends that are taking place in the world. Learn how these trends may impact your business this year.

When: Wednesday, March 4 – 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Where: Kauffman Foundation

4801 Rockhill Road

Kansas City, MO 64110

For details and to register - http://itckc.org/EventDetails.aspx?EventId=42.


May 12th – 14th - Discover Global Markets: The Americas - Miami, FL



Join the U.S. Commercial Service and the Florida District Export Council for DISCOVER GLOBAL MARKETS: The Americas, the premier international business conference for U.S. executives. Come explore new market opportunities and learn effective strategies from senior U.S. Diplomats and business leaders in the region.

One-on-one consultations available from the following countries:

NORTH AMERICA

 

Canada and Mexico.

 

 

 

CENTRAL AMERICA

& THE CARIBBEAN

 

Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Panama, and Trinidad & Tobago.

 

 

 

SOUTH AMERICA

 

Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay and Peru.

For more details and to register - http://www.export.gov/florida/dgmamericas/dgmamericas082320.asp

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