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Organized Trade Missions
Programs for U.S. firms that wish to explore and pursue export opportunities by meeting directly with potential clients in their markets.

Trade Missions Schedule

Upcoming Missions


March 2021

September 2021

October 2021

November 2021  

June 2022

September 2022

  • September 12-17 - Education Trade Mission to India. Contact Gabriel Zelaya at (408) 335-9202. Application Deadline is July 31, 2022.

Benefits of Trade Missions

  • One-to-one meetings with foreign industry executives and government officials, pre-screened to match your specific business objectives whether for representation, direct sales or joint ventures in the local market.
  • Networking events with guests from local industry multipliers including Chambers of Commerce, associations and business councils that are influential in the business community.
  • Briefings and roundtables with the legal and business community on local business practices and opportunities.
  • Site visits to local facilities where your technologies/services may be applied.
  • Potential for media coverage to expand the reach of your brand.

Postponed Trade Missions

  • Postponed TBD - June 15-18, 2020 - Reconstruction Trade Mission to Southern Africa. Contact Tamarind Murrietta at +258-2135-5475 or Ashley Bubna at (202) 482-5205. 
  • Postponed TBD - August 31–September 3, 2020 - Executive-led Trade Mission and Business Development Event in East Africa. Contact Daniel Gaines at +254-20-363-6000 ext. 6424 or Leone Mutoka at +254-20-363-6438. Application deadline is July 31, 2020.   

Past Trade Missions

February 2020

March 2019

  • March 24-29 – Trade Mission to the Americas Southern Cone Region in Conjunction with Trade Americas – Business Opportunities in the Southern Cone Region Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Contact Dakshina Voetsch at (202) 482-470 or 

April 2019

  • April 6-11 – Healthcare Technology & Health Services Trade Mission to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar. Contact Sonia Hatfield at (860) 638-6955 or 

May 2019

  • May 6-9 – Trade Winds Indo Pacific Forum & Mission. Contact or call Leslie Drake at (304) 347-5123 or Leandro Solorzano at (954) 356-6647. 
  • May 21-31 – Safety and Security Trade Mission to Nigeria and Kenya - Contact Mathew Woodlee at 612-348-1640 or or Tatyana Aguirre at 949-660-1410 or 

November 2019

  • November 17-22 – Clean Energy and Zero Emission Vehicle Technologies Business Development Mission to Mexico - Contact Braeden Young at +55-5080-2182 or or Claudia Salgado at +55-5080-2000 x 5224 or Application deadline is August 9, 2019.
  • November 18-22 – Additive Manufacturing Trade Mission to Europe. Contact Amy Freedman at (216) 402-5077 or or Molly Ho at (480) 387-9405 or Application deadline is September 30, 2019.