If I attend the Business Development Conference in Bogota and do the mission stop in Panama City, does this count as two mission stops?
No, this would only count as one mission stop. A mission stop is determined by where you have business-to-business meetings.
Can I follow a different order for the mission stops than what is on the itinerary?
No, you must follow the established itinerary.
Do I need a visa(s)?
What are the time differences from the United States?
From Eastern Standard Time (EST) most of the countries are one hour behind:
What are the currency conversion rates between the USD and the countries on the itinerary? (as of Nov 6, 2013)
The rates vary. See the chart below.
How long are the flights from Colombia to the other stops on the itinerary?
The flights range from one hour to 6 hours. See below.
My company has some manufacturing outside of the US; can I participate in Trade Winds?
As long as your products have at least 51% U.S. content you are eligible to participate.