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U.S. Commercial Service Trade Missions

Expand your global market share by meeting directly with international partners through U.S. Commercial Service trade missions that offer the following benefits: 

  • One-to-one meetings with foreign industry executives and government officials, pre-screened to match your specific business objectives whether for representation, direct sales or joint   ventures in the local market.
  • Networking events with guests from local industry multipliers including Chambers of Commerce, associations and trade councils that are influential in the business community.
  • Briefings and roundtables with the legal and business community on local business practices and opportunities.
  • Site visits to local facilities where your technologies/services may be applied.
  • Media coverage.
 
 

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE SAFETY AND SECURITY TRADE MISSION

SEPTEMBER 22-26, 2014

PANAMA AND COLUMBIA

This mission will focus on high potential safety and security opportunities in Panama and Colombia. Both countries have a growing safety and security sector. Panama’s safety and security market in 2013 is estimated to grow to $74 million. Port expansion, new airports, new mall development, the Metro transportation system, and the Panama Canal expansion will provide excellent opportunities for U.S. safety and security companies. In Colombia, the safety and security market is growing at an estimated rate of 5 to 10% per year. In addition, increased Colombian defense spending is providing opportunities for U.S. defense technologies, equipment, and services that overlap into the safety and security sector.

 

Application deadline is June 20, 2014. For more information, please click here.

 

CANADA FAR NORTH TRADE MISSION

OCTOBER 8-9, 2014

GATINEAU, QUEBEC

Canada’s North is ripe with opportunities for U.S. companies! Billions of dollars’ worth of projects are already in the pre-planning, planning and implementation phases, and cover the full gambit of business sectors, including; mining, infrastructure, water & sewer, environmental technologies & services, remote healthcare related technologies, distance education and energy (both traditional and renewable).

The purpose of the Canada Far North Trade mission is to assist participating U.S. firms in gaining valuable market insights, making industry contacts, solidifying business strategies and advancing specific projects in Canada’s North. This event is open to U.S. companies and trade associations from a cross section of industries with the potential to provide needed and appropriate services in the more remote regions of Canada.

 

Application deadline is August 14, 2014. For more information, please click here.

 

RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY TRADE POLICY MISSION

NOVEMBER 12-13, 2014

LIMA, PERU

The mission is designed to be led by a senior Department of Commerce official, and will focus on: 1) creating a policy environment conducive to growth in Peru’s RE&EE market; 2) introducing U.S. RE&EE exporters to key Peruvian Government officials; and 3) supporting the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change annual meeting (COP-20) hosted by Peru in December 2014.

The RE&EE trade policy mission will promote the export competitiveness of U.S. wind, solar, geothermal, biomass, hydropower, waste-to-energy, smart grid, and energy efficiency industries; and will demonstrate U.S. Government support for Peru’s strong renewable energy and energy efficiency goals. The mission supports ITA’s commitment in the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Export Initiative (RE4I) to significantly increase U.S. RE&EE exports through the development and creation of new export opportunities.

 

Application deadline is September 15, 2014. For more information, please click here.

 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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