The International Buyer Program
Bringing Buyers to U.S. Trade ShowsParticipate in the International Buyer Program and help your exhibitors increase their international sales.
The International Buyer Program recruits thousands of qualified foreign buyers, sales representatives, and business partners to U.S. trade shows each year, giving your exhibitors excellent opportunities to expand business globally.
If You’re A Trade Show Organizer
As part of the IBP, your trade show is promoted around the world and U.S. Commercial Service Trade Specialists recruit and lead buyer delegations to approximately 35 IBP trade shows.
The annual 60 day open application period for consideration of U.S. trade events interested in participating in the U.S. Commercial Service 2012 IBP is expected to open this Fall. The IBP can no longer consider events taking place in 2011.
Please contact Gary Rand, IBP Director, for further information.
If You’re Exhibiting at an IBP Trade Show
Your chances of finding the right international business partner greatly increases at a trade show that’s part of the IBP. You’ll not only meet more buyers, representatives and distributors, but your products and services can be listed in the Export Interest Directory and distributed to all international visitors.
You’ll also benefit from:
- Access to hundreds of current international trade leads in your industry
- Hands-on export counseling, marketing analysis, and matchmaking services by country and industry experts from the U.S. Commercial Service
- Use of an on-site International Business Center, where your company can meet privately with prospective international buyers, prospective sales representatives, and business partners and obtain assistance from our experienced U.S. Commercial Service staff.
View our list of 2010 and 2011 trade shows. The Commercial Service project officer and trade show organizer contact can provide you with additional information on the International Buyer Program and other international sales and marketing initiatives at the show.
If You’re an International BuyerInternational Buyer Program supported shows are excellent opportunities to identify and meet with motivated U.S. exporters exhibiting at the shows. Join a U.S. Commercial Service-organized buyer delegations and receive assistance with registration and show logistics. Find the U.S. Commercial Service office in your country.
Foods and Agricultural Products
The Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides information and services to international buyers for the purchasing of foods and other agricultural products.
- Buying Foods and Agricultural Products
- U.S. Suppliers List
- Export Guarantee Program for Foods and Agricultural Products
- Why Buy American Foods and Agricultural Products?
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