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Webinar: Secretarial Infrastructure Business Development Mission


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Event Date and Time: 
03/07/2013 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

The Secretary of Commerce will lead an Infrastructure Business Development Mission to Brazil, Colombia and Panama from May 12-18, 2013. In all three countries, the governments and private sector are investing significant money in infrastructure projects. As a result, the mission will focus on export-ready U.S. firms in a broad range of leading U.S. infrastructure industrial sectors with an emphasis on project management and engineering services (construction, architecture and design), transportation (roads/highways, rail, airports, ports and intelligent transportation systems), energy (distribution, transmission and smart grid) and safety and security. 20-25 U.S. companies will be selected to participate.

Please join us for a Webinar Discussing the Mission

The webinar will provide an overview of the objectives of the mission and a brief discussion of economic and infrastructure opportunities in each of the countries to be visited during the mission, and allow for Q&A.

Webinar Presenters:

  • Mission Overview: Matt McGuire, Director, Office of Business Liaison, Office of the Secretary
  • Brazil:  Brian Brisson, Senior Commercial Officer, US Commercial Service
  • Colombia:  Cameron Werker, Senior Commercial Officer, US Commercial Service
  • Panama:  Daniel Crocker, Senior Commercial Officer, US Commercial Service

For additional information about the mission, please email:  businessliaison@doc.gov.

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