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- Emerging Metropolitan Sectors: A Fertile Market for U.S. Exports
- Bringing U.S. Products to the World
- Opportunities in the Global Marketplace for Minority Businesses
- Short Takes
- Trade Calendar
- Featured Trade Event: Basic Guide to Exporting Webinars
International Trade Calendar
Here is a list of selected international trade events of interest, including ITA-sponsored events and a selection of upcoming international trade fairs. The U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service (USFCS) maintains a comprehensive listing of industry shows at Export.gov. There may be a fee for participation in some of these events. For more information, see the full event listing on the Web or contact the staff person listed in the event description.
Webinar: Market Trends and Opportunities in the Energy Sector
This Webinar will examine energy-related topics, such as best-market prospects for the oil and gas and renewable energy sectors, ways of accessing those markets in the most targeted and efficient manner, and ways the USFCS works with exporters to increase international sales. For more information, contact Cynthia Torres of the USFCS, tel.: (760) 342-1310; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Measuring and Enhancing Services Trade Data and Information Conference
This conference is the kickoff event for the Department of Commerce’s initiative to collect and disseminate data and information that are needed to enable services industries to make better-informed business decisions. Speakers will include well-known policy leaders from the Bureau of the Census and Bureau of Economic Analysis, as well as private-sector innovators in the services information market. For more information, contact Barb Rawdon of the Department of Commerce, tel.: (202) 482-0474; e-mail: email@example.com.
This event will allow U.S. producers of automotive parts, car washing equipment, workshop and filling station equipment, and information technology products and services to showcase their merchandise. The show will offer a variety of lectures and workshops. For more information, contact Michael Thompson of the USFCS, tel.: (202) 482-0671; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
U.S. Industry Program at IAEA General Conference 2010
The International Atomic Energy Agency’s general conference attracts senior national energy officials from around the world. The U.S. industry program at the conference is an excellent opportunity for U.S. firms to gain visibility and access to key decision makers. The program includes briefings, a U.S. exhibit booth, one-on-one counseling, and other related events and services. For more information, contact Frank Caliva of ITA, tel.: (202)-482-8245; e-mail: email@example.com.
Complying with U.S. Export Controls
Salt Lake City, Utah
This two-day seminar is hosted by the Bureau of Industry and Security and will examine Export Administration regulations and U.S. export control requirements on commercial goods. Hands-on exercises will apply the regulations to the export activities of participants’ companies. For more information, contact David Fiscus of the USFCS, tel.: (801) 255-1873; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Green Information and Communication Technology and Energy Efficiency Trade Mission
Mexico City, Mexico
This executive-led mission will focus on helping U.S. providers of green information and communication technology, as well as energy efficiency technology, to enter or increase their presence in various sectors of the Mexican market, including data centers, telecommunications, utilities, and construction. For more information, contact Aliza Totayo of the USFCS, tel.: +52 (55) 5140-2635; e-mail: email@example.com.
Green Expo Show 2010
Mexico City, Mexico
This event is an excellent marketing opportunity for U.S. companies active in the environmental and energy sectors. Previously known as Enviro-Pro, this show incorporates conferences, workshops, and exhibitions. The U.S. pavilion will highlight more than 20 U.S. companies’ products and services. For more information, contact Aliza Totayo of the USFCS, tel.: +52 (55) 5140-2635; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Webinar: International Travel and Tourism Markets: United Kingdom
This Webinar on international travel and tourism markets will focus on the United Kingdom, which is the largest overseas market for U.S. travel and tourism services. The program will highlight the latest data and trends compiled by ITA’s Office of Travel and Tourism Industries and will emphasize market intelligence from the USFCS. There is a $50 fee to participate. For more information, contact Julie Heizer of the Department of Commerce, tel.: (202) 482-4904; e-mail: email@example.com.
On the Horizon
Trade Mission to Iraq
During this trade mission, participants from U.S. companies will experience four days of briefings and one-on-one business appointments. The mission builds on the successful U.S.–Iraq Business and Investment Conference that was held in Washington, D.C., in October 2009. Participating companies will meet with a broad range of Iraqi government officials and potential business partners. For more information, contact Jessica Arnold of the USFCS, tel.: (202) 482-2026; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
U.S. Product Literature Center at Transport + Logistics 2010
This show encompasses a range of transportation subsectors, including aviation, railways and motorways, maritime, multimodal transport systems, and intelligent transport. It will run simultaneously with two other satellite shows: Intersklad (warehousing) and Ukraine Travel Salon (travel and tourism). In 2009, those events attracted more than 40,000 visitors, including 21,000 trade professionals. For more information, contact Yuriy Prikhodko, of the USFCS, tel.: +380 (44) 490-4082; e-mail: email@example.com.
Webinar: Best Markets: Agricultural Equipment and Machinery and Related Services
This Webinar will feature the agriculture industry and will offer market-specific intelligence designed to provide a foundation to build a strategy for international expansion. Discussions will include the agribusiness industry, export trends, competitiveness, analysis of prospective markets, and market-entry strategies. Participants will also learn about key trade events and resources to unlock target markets abroad. For more information, contact David Royce of the USFCS, tel.: (817) 310-3744 ext. 19; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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