Trade Missions & Shows

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Exporting Mechanics Webinar Series II

The U.S. Commercial Service, the export promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, has partnered with the NCBFAA Educational Institute, to present an exporting mechanics webinar series focused on more leading and progressive topics. The series will provide U.S. small and medium-sized businesses with more advanced information that they need to help them increase exports abroad, while increasing employment and jobs in the United States.
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USDA Sponsored Trade Missions

The U.S. Rice Federation has multiple tools and resources on their website for U.S. rice producers and exporters. The calendar and events page will often list conventions and trade shows of interest to the rice industry.
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USDA Sponsored Trade Missions

FAS-sponsored international trade missions open doors and deliver results for U.S. exporters, giving them the opportunity to forge relationships with potential customers, gather market intelligence and, most importantly, generate sales.
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USDA Endorsed Trade Shows for 2018

This is a list of United States Department of Agriculture endorsed trade shows throughout the year of 2018.
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USA Rice Federation International Markets

This web page from the USA Rice Federation highlights key international markets in which the USA Rice Federation has active operations or participates in trade missions and shows. If you are interested in participating in trade missions or shows in these markets reach out to USA Rice today via the links on the web page.
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Other 2018 Trade Shows of Potential Interest to U.S. Exporters

This is a list of other trade shows that the USDA has listed on their website because of the potential interest by U.S. exporters. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information supplied about these trade shows. Nor does the listing of these trade shows constitute a warranty or endorsement by USDA.
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East Africa Trade Mission 2019

Date to be determined. A feature published in August 2012 by the U.N. Department of Public Information presented Africa as the world’s next economic frontier. U.S. trade to and from Africa has tripled over the past decade and U.S. exports to sub-Saharan Africa now top $21 billion.Our East Africa Travel & Tourism Trade Mission presents the perfect opportunity for Arkansas businesses to enter into this dynamic region. We will also be leading companies to take part in business-to-business and business-to-government meetings in Kenya, Rwanda and Ethiopia from Jan. 20 – Feb. 1, 2019. The bilateral tourism promotion component will allow participants in the travel and tourism industries to experience breathtaking locations throughout East Africa and promote Arkansas travel opportunities.
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Academy of General Dentistry - AGD2019

July 18-20, 2019. The Academy of General Dentistry (ADG) is the premier event for general dentistry allowing you to network with colleagues, students and dental team members. AGD’s annual Scientific Session has earned a reputation for having some of the finest dental continuing education in the world with advanced hands-on education to clinical and practice management lectures in an innovative one-hour lecture format.
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Trade Americas - Business Opportunities in Central America Conference + Trade Mission

August 18-23, 2019. The 2019 Trade Americas program offers U.S. companies the opportunity to explore seven markets in Central America. Hosted in Washington, DC, the Conference will focus on region-specific sessions, market entry strategies, legal, logistics, and trade financing resources as well as pre-arranged one-on-one consultations with US & FCS Commercial Officers and/or Department of State Economic/Commercial Officers with expertise in commercial markets throughout the region. The combination of the Trade Americas – Business Opportunities in Central America Conference and this trade mission, including its business-to-business matchmaking opportunities in Costa Rica and one other optional Central American country will provide excellent opportunities to expand international sales.
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Anuga 2019

September 5-10, 2019. Taking place in Cologne, Anuga is 10 food and beverage trade shows wrapped into one, representing the diversity of the food and beverage industry. Due to the special mix of big and small exhibitors, both nationally and internationally, the Anuga has developed into the number one food and beverage trading place in the world. With the various trend themes, Anuga also proves a consistent focus on the branch trends of the future and offers the opportunity to make personal contacts for your business.
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November 10-16, 2019. AGRITECHNICA is the world’s leading trade fair for agricultural technology, where all the leading companies in the industry present their innovations and technology. AGRITECHNICA is the showcase of the global agricultural engineering industry and a forum for the future of plant production. The show boasts more than 2800 exhibitors from 52 countries in 23 halls and more than 450,000 visitors from 130 countries. Visitors can conduct business to business meetings and visit forums, congresses and workshops that show technology trends and address all key questions relating to the future of agriculture.
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Department of Commerce trade missions are overseas programs for U.S. firms that wish to explore and pursue export opportunities by meeting directly with potential clients in their markets. This link features additional Department of Commerce trade missions than are listed in the USCS link below.
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Non-WTCAR Sponsored Trade Missions and Shows


ECRM helps buyers and suppliers increase productivity, optimize product assortments and enhance collaboration efforts via its service offerings that include product discovery, category development and category planning. Buyers and sellers can choose the industry they are interested in from these upcoming sessions to meet their business needs.
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