International Events

Infrastructure Business Development Mission
Morocco, Egypt, Jordan
December 3rd – 11th, 2014
Registration Deadline:
September 12, 2014

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.

Trade Policy Mission to Peru
November 12-13, 2014
Join a U.S. Department of Commerce official on a two-day renewable energy and energy efficiency (RE&EE) trade policy mission to Lima, Peru. The mission will help create a policy environment in Peru capable of facilitating additional RE&EE development, remove restrictions to U.S. RE&EE exports, and introduce U.S. companies to senior Peruvian officials.

December 2014 Energy Efficiency Business Development Mission to China
December 7-13, 2014

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 focus is on helping participants to identify and take advantage of real business opportunities.

IFT Energy 2014
Antofagasta, Chile

July 22-24, 2014
The International fair of Technology (IFT) Energy & Water, gathers the largest energy conglomerates and hydro solutions in the industry and is the largest fair of its kind in Latin America.

Opportunities in the Caribbean Region: Trade Mission and Business Development Conference
Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Bahamas, Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, and Trinidad and Tobago

June 8-12, 2014

Renewable energy and electrical infrastructure are among the sectors that have prospects in the Caribbean. Trade mission delegation member participants will attend the Trade Americas - Opportunities in the Caribbean Region Conference and have the opportunity to participate in one-on-one business appointments with Econ/Commercial Officers from the following U.S. Embassies in the Caribbean region: Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Bahamas, Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, and Trinidad and Tobago. The following day participants will have matchmaking appointments with Dominican companies in the Dominican Republic. And the day after, participants will travel to Haiti, Jamaica, Bahamas, Barbados, or Trinidad and Tobago (choosing one market) for additional one-on-one business appointments. Each one-on-one business appointment will be with a pre-screened potential buyer, agent, distributor or joint-venture partner. Participants will also be invited to networking events during the mission. A minimum of 20 and a maximum of 30 companies will be selected to participate in the mission from the applicants on a rolling basis.

Past Events

U.S.-Africa Energy Ministerial

June 3-4, 2014- Addis Ababa, Ethiopia- The Government of Ethiopia and the Government of the United States will co-host the U.S.-Africa Energy Ministerial (AEM), which will focus on the theme of “Catalyzing Sustainable Energy Growth in Africa” and provide a forum for major announcements and commitments that support energy development throughout Africa.

POWERGEN Europe
Cologne, Germany

June 3-5, 2014

By exhibiting at the U.S. Pavilion, you will minimize your costs and maximize the value of your participation at this premier event. Two options available.

Japan NOA Conference

May 22, 2014
Commercial Service Japan announces the 29th NOA Conference – a one-on-one business matchmaking event between U.S. firms and Japan’s electric power utilities and suppliers – to be held on in Tokyo, Japan. This is an opportunity for representatives of U.S. suppliers of non-fuel materials and equipment and their Japanese agents to sit down in individual meetings with procurement managers from Japan’s 12 Japanese electric power companies (10 major utilities and 2 wholesalers), all in one place.

Trade Mission to the Middle East
UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar

March 8-14, 2014

Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will lead an Infrastructure Business Development Mission to the United Arab Emirates, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Qatar that will highlight infrastructure export opportunities for U.S. businesses including renewable energy (solar, wind, waste-to-energy), smart grid and energy efficiency. The application deadline is January 17, 2014.