INTERNATIONAL TRADE CALENDAR
Here is a selected list of international trade events of interest, including ITA-sponsored events as well as a selection of upcoming international trade fairs. For a comprehensive listing of industry shows, visit www.export.gov.
InfoComm International 2006
Some 25,000 attendees, including 5,000 international visitors from 80 countries, are expected to attend this show devoted to the professional audiovisual communications systems industry. For more information, contact Wake Margo of the USFCS, tel. (202) 482-2026; e-mail: email@example.com.
Private Sector AGOA Forum
The Corporate Council on Africa will be conducting this one-day forum on the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), which will coincide with the 2006 AGOA Ministerial Forum. For information and registration, contact Kathleen Wells, tel. (202) 835-1115, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
AGOA Civil Society Forum
This two-day forum on African development issues has been organized by the NGO Coalition for the AGOA Civil Society Forum. Several sessions will focus on trade and market access issues and their effect on poverty reduction. Register online or, for more information, call (800) 822-7323, ext. 195, or send an e-mail to email@example.com.
IPR—Joint Enforcement Actions
This program is part of a continuing series of “Webinars” on the protection of intellectual property rights (IPR) in China. It is sponsored by ITA’s China office, and it begins at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time. For more information or to register, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cosmetología Tijuana 2006
At least 15 U.S. suppliers of cosmetics and toiletries are expected to exhibit in the U.S. pavilion at the 11th annual Congress of Cosmetology in Tijuana. Last year’s event brought almost 3,500 business visitors. For more information, contact Judith Valdes of the USFCS, tel. + 52 (664) 622-7495 ; e-mail: email@example.com.
Frozen Fish Filets from Vietnam
The Import Administration will announce the final results of an anticircumvention inquiry about frozen fish filets from Vietnam. For more information, contact Tim Truman, tel. (202) 482-5435; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Intersolar is Europe’s premier showcase for solar technology. Some 440 exhibitors and 21,000 attendees are expected. For more information, contact Andrea Diewald of the USFCS, tel. +49 (341) 213-8431; e-mail: email@example.com
Interphex Asia 2006
This three-day show of pharmaceutical manufacturers is expected to attract some 150 exhibitors from 23 countries. A related two-day conference will precede it. For more information, contact Graylin Presbury of the USFCS, tel. (202) 482-5158; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
This show for the logistics and shipping industry attracted more than 200 exhibitors from 15 countries last year, with 5,552 professional visitors. For information, contact Mara Yachnin of the USFCS, tel. (202) 482-6238; e-mail: email@example.com.
On The Horizon
Ways to Finance Your Technology Exports
This seminar is cosponsored by the U.S. Export Assistance Center in Austin, Texas, and the International Center of Austin. For information, contact Karen Parker, tel. (512) 916-5939; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mexico City, Mexico
Last year, this show, which focuses on the automotive aftermarket, had 16,788 verified attendees from 43 countries. For more information, contact Ernesto de Keratry of the USFCS in Monterrey, Mexico, tel. +52 (81) 8343-4450; e-mail email@example.com.
Farnborough International Air Show 2006
Farnborough, United Kingdom
The 45th Farnborough International Air Show will feature more than 1,300 exhibitors, with an expected attendance of about 133,000 trade visitors. For information, contact Deborah Semb of the USFCS, tel. (202) 482-0677; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org