Opportunities and Education

Use the menu to the left or the links below to learn more about the broad range of events and training opportunities offered by U.S. government agencies designed to help companies sell their products and services to new markets overseas. Participating in trade events is an excellent way to explore opportunities in the Look South markets.

Trade events include webinars and seminars on the fundamentals of exporting; counseling and other support at U.S. and international trade shows, recruitment of foreign buyer delegations to U.S. trade shows, and trade missions of U.S. delegates to foreign markets for one-on-one meetings with potential customers and partners. Get high-profile exposure for your products and services by taking advantage of the many trade events taking place in the region.

This searchable list includes official trade missions and trade events sponsored by the International Trade Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce. The links below will direct you to the most relevant opportunities in the Americas, including Look South markets. These sites are maintained by our Trade Americas team-a wonderful resource for any company “Looking South”!

  • Trade Shows & Conferences
    International trade shows provide excellent venues for U.S. exporters to meet international buyers, distributors, or representatives.
  • Trade Missions
    Trade missions offer a proven cost-effective tool for U.S. companies to learn first-hand about target export markets. Trade mission members travel together as a delegation, attend market briefings, participate in site visits and networking receptions, and have one-on-one business matchmaking appointments with pre-screened potential buyers, agents, distributors, and joint venture partners.
  • Teleconferences
    The Department of State Direct Line program lets U.S. business hear directly from our Ambassadors and our economic and commercial experts in country, providing first-hand insight into promising opportunities in international markets.
  • Webinars
    Tune into our webinars to hear from U.S. Commercial Service and industry trade experts about how your company can increase your international sales to Look South markets.