International Trade Calendar
Here is a selected list of international trade events of interest, including ITA-sponsored events, as well as a selection of upcoming international trade fairs. A comprehensive listing of industry shows is maintained by the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service (USFCS) at www.export.gov.
Ways to Finance Your Technology Exports
This seminar is cosponsored by the U.S. Export Assistance Center in Austin, Texas, and the International Center of Austin. For information, contact Karen Parker, tel.: (512) 916-5939; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
IAAPA Asian Expo 2006
More than 3,000 professionals from attraction facilities from 40 countries will be looking for business partners at this expo for the amusement industry. For more information, contact Jennifer Harrington of the USFCS, tel.: (202) 482-0595; e-mail: email@example.com.
Mexico City, Mexico
Last year, this show, which focuses on the automotive aftermarket, had 16,788 verified attendees from 43 countries. For more information, contact Ernesto de Keratry of the USFCS in Monterrey, Mexico, tel.: +52 (81) 8343-4450; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Industry Organizations: Innovation Programs to Tackle China IPR Issues
This “Webinar” is another in an ongoing series sponsored by the ITA’s China office on intellectual property rights (IPR). The online session begins at 3:30 p.m. Eastern time. For more information, or to register, send an e-mail to email@example.com.
Some 1,200 exhibitors from 50 countries will be showing their products at this annual show of summer sportswear and sporting goods. For more information, contact Amanda Ayvaz of the USFCS, tel.: (202) 482-0338; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Intellectual Property in the Global Marketplace
This meeting is a one-day conference on intellectual property basics for entrepreneurs, independent inventors, and small and medium-sized businesses . Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property Steve Pinkos is scheduled to deliver opening remarks. For more information, visit www.stopfakes.gov or www.uspto.gov.
Farnborough International Air Show 2006
Farnborough, United Kingdom
The 45th Farnborough International Air Show will feature more than 1,300 exhibitors with an expected attendance of about 133,000 trade visitors. For more information, contact Deborah Semb of the USFCS , tel.: (202) 482-0677; e-mail: email@example.com
Legal Aspects of Doing Business in Mexico
This conference is the 11th in a series of monthly Web conferences on business in Mexico. It begins at 12:00 noon Eastern time or 9:00 a.m. Pacific time. For information, contact Sylvia Montaño of the USFCS in Mexico City, tel.: +52 (55) 5140-2633; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Clinical Laboratory Expo
Sponsored by the American Association for Clinical Chemistry, this meeting will feature more than 600 companies. International attendance is expected to be more than 20,000, with about 100 countries represented. For information, contact William Kutson of the USFCS , tel.: (202) 482-2839; e-mail: email@example.com.
On the Horizon
The Import Administration will release final determinations of the antidumping duty and countervailing duty investigations on imports of certain lined paper products from Indonesia. For more information, contact Tim Truman, tel.: (202) 482-5435; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 18 and 20
U.S.–Canada Architectural/Engineering Partnering Seminar
Toronto and Vancouver, Canada
This seminar is an opportunity for architects to showcase and partner with Canadian firms in the green building and sustainable design market. For information, contact Rita Patlan of the USFCS, tel.: (416) 595-5412, ext. 223; e-mail: email@example.com