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SOFEX 2018 (TFC Event) Detailed Event Information For SOFEX 2018 (TFC Event)
SOFEX 2018 (TFC Event) -- Defense Industry Eq.
Location/Date: Amman, Jordan 05/08/2018 - 07/08/2018
Event Summary:
ENHANCE YOUR EXPORTS TO GLOBAL MARKETS, exhibit in the USA Security Pavilion organized by the ASSOCIATION OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY (AUSA) at SOFEX 2018, May 8-10, King Abdullah Airbase Amman, Jordan. SOFEX surpasses expectations each year in terms of an increase in the number of participants that include Exhibiting Companies, International Pavilions, International Delegates and International Delegations headed by Ministers of Defense, Chiefs of Staff and Special Operations Commanders, as well as numerous impressive deals that are signed at every SOFEX event.

WHY EXHIBIT?

• Premium networking opportunities

• Use of lounge and business center

• Daily updated briefings on scheduled SOFEX events

• Listing in USA Security & Defense Pavilion show guide

• Full service assistance from AUSA staff

• U.S. military briefings held in the Speakers' Corner

• U.S. Commercial Service market insight briefings

• Available Private Conference Room

• Network among foreign military delegations and buyers

According to a recent report by BMI RESEARCH (http://store.bmiresearch.com/jordan-defence-security-report.html), JORDAN'S DEFENSE SPENDING is forecasted to reach USD2.4bn by 2017, a 6.9% y-o-y increase!

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR U.S. EXHIBITORS

STATE TRADE EXPANSION PROGRAM

The U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA)

(https://www.sba.gov/content/step-program)

for U.S. small businesses that meet SBA size standards to help them sell their products and services abroad.

• Learn how to export

• Participate in foreign trade missions & trade shows

• Obtain services to support foreign market entry

• Develop websites to attract foreign buyers

• Design international marketing materials

Overseas exhibitions receiving TRADE FAIR CERTIFICATION (TFC) from the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE serve as vital access venues for U.S. firms to enter and expand foreign markets. A TFC event ensures a HIGH-QUALITY, MULTI-FACETED opportunity for American companies to successfully market overseas.


Contacts:
Michael Thompson, Trade Event Programs
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-0671
Michael.Thompson@trade.gov
Fred Aziz, Amman
Senior Commercial Officer
Phone: 962-6-590-6629
Fred.Aziz@trade.gov
Jessica Dulkadir, Trade Event Programs
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-2026
Jessica.Dulkadir@trade.gov
LexaLynn Hooper, AUSA, International Program Manager

Phone: 703-907-2666
LHooper@AUSA.ORG
Ala Qaqish, Amman
Commercial Specialist
Phone: 962 6 590 6053
Ala.Qaqish@trade.gov

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