Upcoming International Events

Power-GEN Brasil
October 21 - 23, 2014

Sao Paulo, Brazil

A U.S. Department of Commerce Certified Trade Fair featuring the leading utilities and energy sector stakeholders in Brazil. The U.S. Commercial Service is working closely with the organizers of Power-GEN Brasil to provide a variety of services and benefits for U.S. companies exhibiting at this event, which will bring together key players in Brazil's power generation, transmission & distribution, and smart grid industries.

U.S.–Turkey Geothermal Workshop

October 21-22, 2014

Ankara, Turkey

USTDA is sponsoring a two day workshop in Ankara, focusing on the geothermal sector in Turkey. The purpose of the event is to introduce and connect public and private sector representatives from both Turkish and U.S. geothermal sectors. This Workshop will highlight geothermal project opportunities for future U.S. - Turkish partnerships as well as discuss new government and regulatory initiatives, showcase state-of-the-art U.S. technology and associated best practices for project implementation and review project finance resources for geothermal development.

Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Trade Policy Mission to Peru

November 4-5, 2014

Lima, Peru

ITA’s new Under Secretary for Trade Stefan Selig will lead the previously-announced Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RE&EE) Trade Policy Mission to Lima, Peru November 4-5, 2014. The mission will focus on creating a policy environment conducive to growth in Peru’s RE&EE market and will introduce U.S. RE&EE exporters to key Peruvian Government officials, a month before Peru hosts the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change annual meeting (COP-20).

Energy & EnviroTech Trade Mission to the Canary Islands

November 3-7, 2014

This trade mission will help U.S. firms in the energy and environmental technologies and related industry sectors find partners from the Canary Islands and other regions of Spain to sell products and services in West Africa. Participants will also learn about the advantages of setting up an operation in the Canary Islands to pursue opportunities in West Africa. Application deadline: September 30.

Infrastructure Business Development Mission

December 3–11, 2014

Morocco, Egypt, Jordan

The U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration is organizing an Executive-led Infrastructure Business Development Mission to Morocco, Egypt, and Jordan (with optional West Bank briefings). The purpose of the mission is to introduce U.S. firms, including efficient energy equipment and technologies companies, and trade associations to Morocco, Egypt, and Jordan’s rapidly expanding infrastructure markets and to assist U.S. companies to pursue export opportunities in these markets. Registration Deadline: September 12, 2014

Energy Efficiency Business Development Mission to China

December 7-13, 2014

Beijing, Tianjin, Qingdao and Changzhou

The focus of this one-week mission is to help U.S. companies that provide technology and/or services related to energy efficiency to enter into (or expand operations in) the Chinese market. The mission is geared toward any small - and medium-sized company that has proven technology and/or expertise in the energy efficiency sector, including equipment, software and service providers.

U.S. Department of Commerce Mission to South Africa, Mozambique and Kenya

February 23-27, 2015

Johannesburg, South Africa; Maputo, Mozambique; and Nairobi, Kenya (optional)

This multi-sector trade mission features appointments with potential distributors, end-users and partners, selected specifically to meet your business objectives; meetings with senior-level foreign officials; receptions for making additional contacts in the business community; briefings on how to successfully operate in the region. Application Deadline: December 31, 2014