Trade Missions & Shows
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Virtual Export & Sell Events
These events, which feature trade experts from the Arkansas District Export Council as well as diplomats from the U.S. Commercial Service, will provide access to matchmaking and B2B meetings with EIGHT countries in the Americas. It will also provide access to U.S. and foreign buyers to help your company sell in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
FABTECH Mexico 2021 will bring together 575 exhibitors and cover more than 140,000 net square feet of exhibit space. Over 13,000 leading manufacturers from Mexico and South America will converge at Cintermex in a safe and productive environment to find solutions, network, learn, and experience first-hand the latest technology innovations the metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing industries have to offer.
Being the leading trade show of the composites industry, as well as the festival of composites, JEC World brings together the whole industry value chain, as well as professionals from application sectors, experts from the scientific and academic world, associations and media from more than 112 countries.
Anuga 2021 Cologne Trade Fair
The German city of Cologne has been the host for the renowned trade fair Anuga for close to 100 years. In that span of time, it’s become indisputable the event is the place where you create business connections with senior buyers from around the world. Anuga runs for a total of five days and sees the entire value chain for the food and beverage industry in one place.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
UPCOMING - Export.gov
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.
Non-WTCAR Sponsored Trade Missions and Shows
UPCOMING - ECRM B2B Sessions
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.