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Trade Winds
Trade Winds is the largest U.S. government-led trade mission and business development forum. We are pleased to announce the next forum, Trade Winds Southeast Asia, will be hosted in Bangkok, Thailand in March 2023.

Trade Winds

Trade Winds Middle East and Africa!

Registration is now closed.  Stay tuned for details on Trade Winds 2023.


Dubai, UAE  |  March 6-8, 2022

Join us in Dubai, UAE for the largest U.S. government-led trade mission and business development forum. Organized by the U.S. Commercial Service, Trade Winds will feature meetings with U.S. commercial diplomats from over 20 countries in the Middle East, North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa, exciting conference programming and plenty of networking. The registration fee for the forum is $750 per attendee.

Qualified U.S. businesses may customize their experience with optional business-to-business matchmaking meetings with pre-screened buyers, agents, distributors or joint-venture partners in the United Arab Emirates (March 8) as well as Algeria, Israel, Morocco and Qatar (March 2-3) and Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Egypt (March 9-10). The registration fee for this option, which includes the business development forum and one mission stop, is $2,200 for the first company representative ($4,200 for companies with over 500 employees) and $500 for each additional company representative. The registration fee for each additional mission stop is $1,200. 

Note: Registration for the Trade Winds Business Forum is now closed.  

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Important Note

Note: Travel and in-person activities are contingent upon the safety and health conditions in the United States, the UAE and other mission countries. Should safety or health conditions not be appropriate for travel and/or in-person activities, the Department will consider postponing the event. In the event of a postponement, the Department will notify the applicants previously selected to participate in this mission to confirm their availability but they need not reapply.