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Gold Key Matching Service (GKS)

Objective

Through the Gold Key Service, the US&FCS provides U.S. firms with prequalified and prescreened appointments with potential overseas agents, distributors, sales representatives and strategic business partners. Additional services such as transportation, translation, and others are available for an additional fee. 

Fees

Type of Company

Fee

Small- or Medium-Sized* (SME) Company   

$ 700

Large Company

$ 2,300

SME New-to-Export Company Using Service for the First Time

$ 350

*A Small- or Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) is defined as a firm with 500 or fewer employees or self-certified as a small business under SBA regulations.  A large company is defined as a firm with more than 500 employees.  Subsidiaries will be classified based on the size of the parent company.

Gold Key Service Overview

Clients requesting a Gold Key Service will receive:

  • Appointments with pre-screened and pre-qualified sales representatives and partner;
  • Background and contact information on each potential partner, such as the size of the company, the number of years the company has been in business, its product or service lines, and after-sales services;
  • Customized market and industry briefing with U.S. Commercial staff in advance of business meetings;
  • Market research on the relevant industry sector;
  • Assistance with travel, accommodations, interpreter service, and clerical support;
  • Post-meeting debriefing with U.S. Commercial Service staff to discuss results of meetings, and assistance in developing appropriate follow-up strategies.

Delivery Time

CS Saudi Arabia normally requires six to eight weeks’ advance notification to set up an effective Gold Key Service agenda.