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International Trade Calendar
Here is a list of selected international trade events of interest, including ITA-sponsored events and a selection of upcoming international trade fairs. The U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service (USFCS) maintains a comprehensive listing of industry shows at Export.gov. There may be a fee for participation in some of these events. For more information, see the full event listing on the Web or contact the staff person listed in the event description.
FIME International Medical Expo 2010
This event is one of the largest international medical trade fairs in the United States. It will feature medical equipment, supplies, products, technology, and services. More than 29,000 visitors and 4,000 exhibitors from various sectors of the health care industry are expected. For more information, contact Carol Rudman of the USFCS, tel.: (202) 482-0905; e-mail: email@example.com
Brazil Nuclear Standards Seminar 2010
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
This two-day workshop is organized by the U.S.–Brazil CEO Forum and the Department of Commerce’s Civil Nuclear Trade Initiative. Attendees will participate in workshops on the benefits of adopting U.S. nuclear codes and in business-to-business meetings. For more information, contact Miguel Hernandez of the USFCS, tel.: +55 (11) 5186-7402; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Minority Enterprise Development Week Conference
The 28th edition of this annual conference will focus on the National Export Initiative and on educating minority-owned firms about government programs and resources available for doing business internationally. The event will include visits from senior government officials, a business-to-business expo, and networking events with representatives from China, Latin America, and South Africa. For more information, contact Alejandra Castillo of the Department of Commerce, tel.: (202) 481-4632; e-mail email@example.com.
AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems North America 2010
The unmanned air, land, and sea systems market has the potential for significant growth as combat systems are upgraded. More than 400 exhibitors and 5,000 attendees are expected, representing more than 30 countries. The show will feature daily general discussions with more than 175 international speakers. For more information, contact Erik Hunt of the USFCS, tel.: +82 (2) 397-4537; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
ONS 2010: Offshore Northern Seas Trade Fair
This event is one of the major oil and gas shows in Europe and attracts more than 40,000 visitors and 1,200 exhibitors. It will feature new approaches to the economic and environmental challenges that the oil and gas industry faces. It will also be an ideal venue for U.S. companies to promote their products and services. For more information, contact Kevin Haley of the USFCS, tel.: (202) 482-6463; e-mail: email@example.com.
MEDTEC China 2010
There is growing demand in China for new medical technologies and equipment. This show will allow U.S. suppliers of medical products and manufacturing technologies to promote their products and technological advances to Chinese buyers. For more information, contact Lisa Huot of the USFCS, tel.: (202) 482-27964; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
International Woodworking Machinery and Furniture Supply Fair
This show is one of the premier events in the furniture manufacturing and general woodworking industries. Despite the economic crisis in 2008, this event attracted more than 20,000 visitors and participants. The show participates in the Department of Commerce’s International Buyer Program, which brings foreign buyers to the event. For more information, contact Joseph English of the USFCS, tel.: (202) 482-3334; e-mail: email@example.com.
Moscow International Motor Show 2010
Russia has one of the fastest-growing automotive markets in Europe. This show will be a great opportunity for U.S. firms to enter this growing market, especially producers of spare parts, components, accessories, garage and service equipment, and car care products. For more information, contact Alexander Kansky of the USFCS, tel.: +7 (812) 326-2581; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Great American Trucking Show
This event will showcase major truck and trailer manufacturers as well as product retailers. In addition to more than 400 exhibitors, the show will also include educational seminars. It is especially targeted at corporate executives, truck owners and operators, franchisees of trucking companies, fleet operators, and company drivers. For more information, contact Youhanidou Wane Ba of the USFCS, tel.: +221 (33) 829-22-86; e-mail: email@example.com.
On the Horizon
Measuring and Enhancing Services Trade Data and Information Conference
This conference is the kickoff event for the Department of Commerce’s initiative to collect and disseminate data and information that are needed to enable services industries to make better-informed business decisions. Speakers will include well-known policy leaders from the Bureau of the Census and Bureau of Economic Analysis, as well as private-sector innovators in the services information market. For more information, contact Barb Rawdon of the Department of Commerce, tel.: (202) 482-0474; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This event will allow U.S. producers of automotive parts, car washing equipment, workshop and filling station equipment, and information technology products and services to showcase their merchandise. The show will offer a variety of lectures and workshops. For more information, contact Michael Thompson of the USFCS, tel.: (202) 482-0671; e-mail: email@example.com.
Complying with U.S. Export Controls
Salt Lake City, Utah
This two-day seminar is hosted by the Bureau of Industry and Security and will examine Export Administration regulations and U.S. export control requirements on commercial goods. Hands-on exercises will apply the regulations to the export activities of participants’ companies. For more information, contact David Fiscus of the USFCS, tel.: (801) 255-1873; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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