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Automotive Trade Mission to Lima, Peru and Bogota, Columbia

April 26-30, 2015

The automotive industry is one of the most significant and fast growing sectors of the economy in both Peru and Colombia. In light of the tremendous opportunities, the U.S. Commercial Service is inviting U.S. companies to join an official automotive trade mission to learn about these markets and meet key industry players. This automotive business development mission offers a timely and cost-effective opportunity for U.S. firms to tap into steadily-growing markets throughout the region.

Contact Monica Toporkiewicz or Lesa Forbes

Application deadline is March 1, 2015


Executive-Led Cyber Security Mission to Poland and Romania

May 11-15, 2015

The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA), is organizing an Executive-led Cyber Security Business Development Mission to Poland and Romania. The purpose of the mission is to introduce U.S. firms and trade associations to Central and Eastern Europe’s information and communication technology (ICT) security and critical infrastructure protection markets and to assist U.S. companies to find business partners and export their products and services to the region.

The mission is intended to include representatives from U.S. companies and U.S. trade associations with members that provide cyber security, critical infrastructure protection, and emergency management technology equipment and services. The mission will visit Poland and Romania, where U.S. firms will have access to business development opportunities across the Central and Eastern European region. Participating firms will gain market insights, make industry contacts, solidify business strategies, and advance specific projects, with the goal of increasing U.S. exports of products and services to Central and Eastern Europe.

Contact Gemal Brangman at (202) 482-3773 or Pompeya Lambrecht at (703) 756-1707

Application deadline is March 1, 2015


Healthcare Mission to Egypt, Jordan and Israel

May 16-21, 2015

The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, is organizing a healthcare equipment, services, and technologies business development mission to Egypt, Jordan and Israel, with an optional stop in the West Bank. 

The purpose of the mission is to introduce representatives from U.S. firms and related trade associations to the region and to promote exports of U.S. healthcare products and services. Delegates will receive market briefings and participate in customized meetings with prospective partners. Companies may also participate in a stop in the West Bank city of Ramallah at an additional cost.

Email Patricia.Molinaro@trade.gov or call (973) 645-4682

Application deadline is March 13, 2015


Trade Winds Trade Mission to Ethiopia, Tanzania, Mozambique, Angola, Ghana, South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya

September 14-21, 2015

Connect to a world of opportunity in Africa
The 2015 Trade Winds program offers U.S. companies the opportunity to explore eight markets in Sub-Saharan Africa. Hosted in South Africa, the Trade Mission will feature an Africa focused business forum, consisting of regional and industry specific conference sessions as well as pre-arranged consultations with U.S. Senior Government Diplomats representing commercial markets from 19 different countries throughout the region. There will also be multiple trade mission stops that will give participants the opportunity to conduct business-to-business meetings with pre-screened firms in Angola, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, and Tanzania.

Trade Winds–Africa offers companies the opportunity to:

  • Learn how to increase profits and overcome barriers in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Network with the region’s leading industry experts, government officials, and experienced U.S. and global companies
  • Meet one-on-one with top business experts from U.S. Embassies and Consulates in the region for the latest market entry strategies and insight
  • Identify and meet with qualified, potential, Africa-based partners

Contact Leslie Drake at Leslie.Drake@trade.gov or (304) 347-5123.

Application deadline is June 15, 2015

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