Gold Key Matching Service

Questionnaire


In order for us to assist you in meeting your export goals, please complete our Gold Key Matching Service questionnaire. Our U.S. Embassy or Consulate Staff will use the questionnaire to identify and select companies that can meet your specific needs.

Gold Key Matching Service is requested for the following country:

A. Contact Information

Company Name:

Address:

City:

State:

Zip Code:

Company Web Site:

Contact Person:

Title:

Contact Tel:

Contact Fax:

Contact E-mail:

Alternate Contact:

Title:

Alternate Contact E-mail:

Alternate Contact Tel:

B. Company Information

Company Activity: (select all that apply)

☐ Manufacturer

☐ Exclusive distributor

☐ Export Management Company

☐ Service Company

☐ Franchisor

☐ Other (please specify):

Has your firm ever used the Gold Key Matching Service? ☐ Yes ☐ No

When?

Where?

Are you currently working with a U.S. Export Assistance Center (USEAC)? ☐ Yes ☐ No

If yes, please provide USEAC City and Trade Specialist name:

C. Product/Service Information

Export Control Classification Number (ECCN):

HS Code:

Does your product contain at least 51% U.S. content? ☐ Yes ☐ No

Describe the product/service(s) you seek to promote, including its competitive advantages and unique selling proposition. Include its applications and unique features that differentiate your product from that of the competition.

Who are your major competitors at home and abroad?

List the most important end-users or end-user industries for this product/service.

How is your product typically distributed and marketed in the United States (and in other countries if applicable)?

What type of licensing or registration does it require in the U.S.?

What related products might an agent/distributor of this product also handle?

D. Business Objectives

What type of business contacts are you seeking?

☐ Distributor / Wholesaler

☐ Agent / Sales Representative

☐ Franchisee

☐ Joint Venture Partner or Licensee

☐ Direct sales

☐ Other:

Is your firm seeking representation on an exclusive basis in this market? ☐ Yes ☐ No

Describe any preferences, requirements, or pre-qualifications that the ideal prospect must have, such as English language ability, size, revenue, coverage, client base, investment etc.

Describe any special features of your company's operations, interests, or objectives in the target market that can help us identify potential business partners.

Are there any specific companies, or types of companies, you would like us to contact?

If so, please name them.

Are there any specific companies, or types of companies, you would NOT like us to contact?

If so, please name them.

Is your company currently represented in this country or region? ☐ Yes ☐ No

If yes, is your distributor aware you are seeking additional representation? ☐ Yes ☐ No

E. Gold Key Matching Service Information

Desired Gold Key Dates:

Alternative Dates:

Desired Locations:

What type of logistical support will you require? (Select all that apply)

☐ Hotel ☐ Ground transportation ☐ Interpreter ☐ Other (specify):

 

To complete your application for a Gold Key Matching Service, please submit the following materials at least 6 weeks before the desired Gold Key dates:

☐ Completed Gold Key Matching Service Questionnaire

☐ Company Introduction Letter on your company letterhead

☐ Payment

☐ A minimum of 15 sets (per day of Gold Key) of your company brochure

☐ Signed Participation Agreement

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PA #: SECTOR:

Commercial Specialist:

CLIENT USEAC: