Automechanika Showtime One-on-One Appointments with Country Specialists & U.S. Government Offices

We are pleased to announce the Showtime program, conducted at Automechanika Frankfurt 2012 by the U.S. Commercial Service of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Automotive Specialists from U.S. embassies and consulates around the world will be at the show and available for one-on-one meetings with U.S. companies exhibiting at Automechanika. These Commercial Specialists are your U.S. representatives and business advocates in their host countries. They can discuss the current market situation, export issues important to your firm, and export opportunities in their respective markets. If you are already exporting, they are also available to work with you to find additional partners, new markets and/or increase your market share.

Countries Participating in 2012*:

European Union, France, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Netherlands, Poland, Spain Turkey, United Kingdom

Representatives from the Small Business Administration, U.S. Census and Office of Manufacturing and Services will also be available to counsel US companies on export related questions.

* Please note the list of Commercial Specialists is subject to change.

All meetings will take place at your booth.

Advance Registration Recommended: These appointments are available on a first-come, first-served basis and the schedule fills up quickly. Exhibiting companies that wish to participate must register in advance through the U.S. Department of Commerce ShowTime Program. There is no fee for this service. Please register below.

If you cannot personally attend, please make sure your export and/or international department(s) is aware of this value-added service.

Questions? Please contact: 

Ryan Hollowell
International Trade Specialist
U.S. Commercial Service - New York
1-212-809-2675; ryan.hollowell@trade.gov

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Expiration Date: 1/1/12

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*Who are the buyers or end users for your product/service?


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*Is your product/service at least 51% U.S. content?
 
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Appointment Request / Country Selection
Please select the international markets for which you would like to meet with our industry specialist. The average duration of each appointment is 20-30 minutes.
   
EU - Sylvia Mohr
France - Stephanie Pencole
Germany - Felix Happe
Greece - George Bonanos
Israel - Alan Wielunski
Italy - Andrea Rosa
Jordan - Fareedon Hartoqa
Netherlands - Glenn van Polanen
Poland - Joanna Chomicka
UK - Sara Jones
Turkey - Berrin Erturk
Spain - Carlos Perezminguez


SBA - Export Financing - John O’Gara
U.S. Census Bureau
US Dept of Commerce - MAS Office - Todd Peterson

Although we will attempt to arrange as many appointments as possible, please assist us by listing the priority countries/appointments of most importance to you:
Please provide a brief statement on your company's sales activity in each of the markets you selected above:

By market, please specify question/topic you need the Commercial Specialist(s) to be prepared to discuss:

The U.S. Commercial Service has offices at U.S. Embassies in 70 countries.  Can we be of assistance with your exporting efforts to any other markets?

 

Your Local U.S. Department of Commerce Office
Are you currently working with one of our offices/U.S. Export Assistance Centers in the United States?*
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If yes, which office or Trade Specialist are you currently working with:
 

In the past 24 months, have you or your company utilized any market research reports or trade promotion programs, or received counseling from the U.S. Dept of Commerce or one of its U.S. Export Assistance Centers?*
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If yes, has the program of information provided assisted you in completing your export sales?
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