The U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Commercial Service is organizing an Energy and Environment Trade Mission to Thailand, Malaysia, and the Philippines from September 15-21, 2013. This mission is designed to provide a powerful opportunity to explore these emerging markets, including briefings, networking receptions, and one-on-one business meetings with potential customers, partners and local representatives.
Your Business Case to Attend
The U.S. Commercial Service is dedicated to supporting U.S. commercial interests abroad. Through a global network of the best international trade professionals in the world, the Commercial Service delivers the information and contacts your company needs to succeed in emerging markets. Furthermore, this Mission will directly support the “U.S.-ASEAN Expanded Economic Engagement” or E3 Initiative announced by President Obama at the 2012 U.S.-ASEAN Summit.
Trade Mission Advantages
Meet with potential customers and partners: Your business-to-business meetings will be individually crafted to meet your needs.
Government meetings: Mission participants will meet with relevant government officials in Thailand, Malaysia and Philippines.
Exclusive networking receptions: At each stop, delegates will attend networking receptions with local industry and government leaders.
Meet ADB officials: Participants will meet ADB officials in Manila to explore opportunities in these markets and 42 ADB member countries.
Subsector Best Prospects: Renewable energy equipment and supplies (solar, wind turbines, hybrid power systems, smart grid and green building technology); Water treatment and emissions control; Natural gas exploration and development; Natural gas facilities.
Apply Now, Space is Limite: http://export.gov/trademissions/ ASEANenergy
Contact: David.McCormack@trade.gov | 202.482.2833
Explore Growing Education Markets
The U.S. Commercial Service, the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, will lead an official trade mission of representatives from regionally-accredited educational institutions offering undergraduate and graduate degrees to Manila, Philippines and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia— two growing and dynamic markets that hold strong potential for U.S. educational institutions.
Meet Students and Potential Partners
U.S. educational institutions participating in this mission will meet with potential students, university/institution partners, and education consultants in the Philippines and Malaysia. The mission will include student fairs, embassy briefings, meetings with potential partners, and networking events at both sites.
Why the Philippines and Malaysia?
Strong Filipino Ties. The U.S. continues to attract a commanding share of Filipinos wishing to study overseas, remaining a top choice due in large part to established historical, socio-cultural, and political ties between the two countries.
Malaysian Scholarship Support.A large percentage of the Malaysian student population has access to government scholarships and funding for higher education. Malaysian students are also increasing in the United States, with a 27.7% increase in students since 2006–7.
An Emphasis on Education. Both countries place a premium on quality education and find U.S. education attractive.
Growing Economies. Malaysia and the Philippines having growing economies and governments looking to continue reforms and investments.
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