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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 - Become A Sponsor

Become A Sponsor Today

The Trade Winds Business Forum and Mission is an excellent opportunity to position your organization as a market leader in facilitating trade throughout the region. Trade Winds sponsors can make meaningful and productive connections while engaging with diverse businesses and contributing to a high-level U.S. government event.

Contact the Trade Winds Sponsorship Coordinator Laura Barmby at

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Thank You to Our Sponsors

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AmCham Abu Dhabi - Platinum Sponsor
AmCham Abu Dhabi, the trademark of the American Business Group of Abu Dhabi, is a member of the global network of American Chambers of Commerce. Since 1986, AmCham Abu Dhabi has worked to promote commerce, investment, and goodwill between its membership, the United States of America and the United Arab Emirates. AmCham Abu Dhabi is an independent, not-for-profit trade association comprised of Fortune 500 corporations, small and medium sized companies, and prominent business leaders and entrepreneurs.
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U.S.-U.A.E Business Council - Platinum Sponsor
The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council is the premier business organization dedicated to advancing bilateral commercial relations. By leveraging its extensive networks in the U.S. and in the region, the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council provides unparalleled access to senior decision makers in business and government with the aim of deepening bilateral trade and investment.
PEPSICO - Platinum Sponsor
PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo's product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including 23 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.
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Abbott - Platinum Sponsor
We create breakthrough products – in diagnostics, medical devices, nutrition and branded generic pharmaceuticals – that help you, your family and your community lead healthier lives, full of unlimited possibilities. Today, 109,000 of us are working to make a lasting impact on health in the more than 160 countries we serve.
FedEx - Platinum Sponsor
Connecting people with goods, services, ideas and technologies creates opportunities that fuel innovation, energize businesses and lift communities to higher standards of living. At FedEx, we believe that a connected world is a better world, and that belief guides everything we do.
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Viatris - Platinum Sponsor
Viatris empowers people worldwide to live healthier at every stage of life. We provide access to medicines, advance sustainable operations, develop innovative solutions and leverage our collective expertise to improve patient health.
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Excelerate Energy - Gold Sponsor
With an unwavering commitment to ending energy poverty, our team at Excelerate Energy is changing the way people access clean, affordable, and reliable energy. Our integrated LNG solutions remove the roadblocks that routinely hinder gas and power projects in markets across the globe. We are empowering countries with energy independence.
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Global4PL - Gold Sponsor
Global4PL is a leading supply chain solutions provider that specializes in helping hi-tech companies penetrate new regional markets, optimize their supply chain delivery models, and demonstrate total supply chain costs lower than the competition. We deliver – with quick payback – innovative, software-backed solutions to our global customer base.
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Dubai South - Gold Sponsor
Dubai South is Dubai’s largest single urban master development focusing on an aviation and logistics ecosystem that houses the world’s largest airport when fully operational complemented by a multi-modal transport infrastructure connecting air, land and sea. Positioned as a global transport hub and major contributor to the economic growth of Dubai and the United Arab Emirates, Dubai South offers business-friendly free zone benefits and a living environment with a diverse range of residential homes and apartments to suit different lifestyles.
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DP World - Gold Sponsor
We are the leading provider of smart logistics solutions, enabling the flow of trade across the globe. We think ahead, anticipate change and deploy industry-leading technology to create the smartest, most efficient and innovative trade solutions, while ensuring a positive and sustainable impact on economies, societies and our planet.
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Visa - Gold Sponsor
We’re a trusted network and world leader in digital payments, with a mission to remove barriers and connect more people to the global economy. Because we believe that economies that include everyone, everywhere uplift everyone, everywhere.
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Lootah Batta Water and Environment, LLC - Gold Sponsor
Comprehensive Water Management Solutions and Consulting

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Oracle - Gold Sponsor
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure combines the elasticity and utility of public cloud with the granular control, security, and predictability of on-premises ..
Cigna - Gold Sponsor
At Cigna, we're more than a health insurance company. We are your partner in total health and wellness. And we’re here for you 24/7 – caring for your body and mind. As a global health service company, Cigna's mission is to improve the health, well-being, and peace of mind of those we serve by making health care simple, affordable, and predictable.
Kreston Menon
Kreston Menon - Gold Sponsor
Placing clients at the centre of all that we do and adhering to the highest standards of professionalism, transparency, ethics and conduct, Kreston Menon has steadily grown over the years to be reckoned as one of the leading auditing and advisory firms in the United Arab Emirates.
BCIU - Gold Sponsor
Thriving economies are connected economies. Built on the strength of links between business, government, organizations and institutions. A strategic partner for global businesses and governments, BCIU helps build the infrastructure of a thriving world by facilitating relationships, partnerships, and international understanding.
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Ion - Silver Sponsor
ION is an innovative, asset light global technology company that delivers powerful data-driven decision-making offerings to offshore energy and maritime operations markets. A leading technology innovator for over 50 years, ION recently expanded its cutting-edge technology application beyond energy, diversifying into relevant new markets such as offshore logistics, ports and security.
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American Express - Silver Sponsor
American Express offers world-class Charge and Credit Cards, Gift Cards, Rewards, Travel, Personal Savings, Business Services, Insurance and more.
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Maxar - Silver Sponsor
Maxar is a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure. We deliver disruptive value to government and commercial customers to help them monitor, understand and navigate our changing planet; deliver global broadband communications; and explore and advance the use of space. Our unique approach combines decades of deep mission understanding and a proven commercial and defense foundation to deploy solutions and deliver insights with unrivaled speed, scale and cost-effectiveness. Maxar’s 4,400 team members in over 20 global locations are inspired to harness the potential of space to help our customers create a better world.
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CRI Group - Silver Sponsor
Corporate Research and Investigations Limited (CRI® Group) has been safeguarding businesses from fraud, bribery and corruption since 1990. Globally, we are a leading Compliance and Risk Management company licensed and incorporated entity of the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) and Qatar Financial Center (QFC). CRI® protects businesses by establishing the legal compliance, financial viability, and integrity levels of outside partners, suppliers and customers seeking to affiliate with your business.
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Blue Wave Merchant Partners - Silver Sponsor
BlueWave Merchant Partners is committed to making companies more competitive in their pursuits abroad and accelerating business growth overseas. Through deep experience in trade both in Washington, DC and abroad, new business opportunities are created and relationships with foreign government officials are strengthened.
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Western Services Corporation - Silver Sponsor
WSC, with its team of highly qualified and industry trained engineers, is well-positioned to provide you with a full complement of engineering services. Over the past 20 years, WSC has developed a full suite of engineering-grade simulation products that precisely render power generating stations of all kinds. We’ve harnessed the raw power of our simulation software and created several solutions to the operational problems faced by every power company: operator training, simulation cost, and accurate update modeling.
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TrellisWare Technologies - Silver Sponsor
We are a worldwide leader in the development and deployment of advanced waveforms. TrellisWare’s innovative waveforms focus on real-world operational challenges while optimizing information flow over the network.
Exxon Mobil - Silver Sponsor
ExxonMobil, one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy providers and chemical manufacturers, develops and applies next-generation technologies to help safely and responsibly meet the world’s growing needs for energy and high-quality chemical products.
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Kallman Worldwide - Silver Sponsor
Kallman Worldwide has more than 58 years of experience supporting U.S. companies at international trade shows and are proud recipients of the President’s “E” Award for our role in helping to increase U.S. exports. We are globally recognised for connecting U.S firms, large and small, with their target business audience either through physical booth presence or via our innovative digital program of trade missions and briefings.
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Jensen Hughes - Silver Sponsor
We are the global leader in safety, security and risk-based engineering and consulting. Serving communities around the world, our fire protection engineers, technical experts, architects and consultants are dedicated to making your projects successful.
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Acuity International/OWL Cyber Defense - Silver Sponsor
Owl Cyber Defense cross domain, data diode, and portable media solutions provide hardened network security checkpoints for absolute threat prevention and secure data availability. Certified by the U.S. government, independent testing authorities, and international standards bodies, Owl technologies and services help to secure the network edge and enable controlled unidirectional and bidirectional data transfers.
Boeing - Silver Sponsor
Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners, defense, space and security systems, and service provider of aftermarket support. As America’s biggest manufacturing exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in more than 150 countries. Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training.
P2S - Silver Sponsor
An engineering, commissioning and construction management firm that's designing the future, today.
We offer our customized, sustainable design services to clients in higher education, healthcare, aerospace, port, manufacturing, municipal, K-12, and commercial sectors. Our elite team of 250+ engineers and technical staff can find the best solution for even the most challenging problems.
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Autodesk - Silver Sponsor
Autodesk, Inc. is an American multinational software corporation that makes software products and services for the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media, education, and entertainment industries.
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General Motors - Silver Sponsor
Our vision is a world with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion. Our diverse team of 155,000 employees brings their collective passion for engineering, technology and design to deliver on this ambitious future. And the bold commitments we’ve made are moving us closer to realizing this vision.
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Nevada GOED - Silver Sponsor
Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development
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Stellium - Silver Sponsor
Stellium is re-imagining Supply Chain and Manufacturing by intelligently connecting People, Goods, Systems and Machines to make our clients future ready
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Mid-Atlantic DEC - Bronze Sponsor
The Mid-Atlantic DEC is a non-profit organization composed of experienced exporters and business people who regularly provide support services to exporting companies. It serves Delaware plus parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
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Meridian Finance Group - Bronze Sponsor
Meridian specializes in brokering trade credit insurance, political risk insurance, and related coverages. We also arrange supply-chain and cross-border financing and provide diverse other insurance and trade finance services.
North Texas DEC
North Texas DEC - Bronze Sponsor
The North Texas District Export Council (NTDEC) is one of the 60+ DEC which make significant contributions to America’s international competitiveness. It is a diverse group of volunteer International Trade Professionals representing regions throughout North Texas.
Louisiana DEC
Louisiana DEC - Bronze Sponsor
The Louisiana District Export Council (LDEC) is a non-profit, private-sector advisory board whose mission is to grow Louisiana’s economy by boosting U.S. exports. Appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, LDEC members are some of Louisiana’s most experienced export executives.
Sayah Engineering
Sayah Engineering - Bronze Sponsor
Sayah Engineering MENA is a multi-disciplined firm that delivers comprehensive architectural design and engineering services. We have been serving private and government clients in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region for over 20 years. Our company is ISO 9001 certified and all engineers are certified by Estidama (Sustainability) Department in the UAE.
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Pfizer - Bronze Sponsor
We’re in relentless pursuit of scientific breakthroughs and revolutionary medicines that will create a healthier world for everyone.
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MVX - Bronze Sponsor
MVX makes freight shipping easier and more coordinated for companies of any size by bringing the whole booking and deployment process online. Ship your goods into, within, and out of Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania and Rwanda.