Automotive Resource Guide
Our worldwide network of automotive specialists in U.S. Embassies and Consulates, and across the U.S., is dedicated to assisting U.S. companies increase exports of U.S. automotive products and services internationally. In that effort, we invite you to participate in the following key events supported by the U.S. Commercial Service.
May 18, 2017
Direct Line: Driving Nicaragua: Opportunities in the Auto Care Sector – This Direct Line webinar is an opportunity to hear directly from U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua Laura Dogu and local subject matter experts about market conditions and export opportunities in Nicaragua. The webinar is free and will also provide important information about the upcoming Auto Care Trade Mission to Nicaragua that will take place in September 2017. RSVP here.
May 23-27, 2017
Melbourne, Australia and Auckland, New Zealand
SEMA Business Development Conference in Melbourne, Australia and Auckland, New Zealand - Building on the successful model SEMA has delivered in China and the Gulf Region, this business development conference leverages International Trade Administration support to bring together leading U.S. brand manufacturers with top Australia and New Zealand distributors and retailers. More info: www.sema.org/australia
June 1, 2017, 10:00 a.m. EST
Webinar: The Smart Cities Ecosystem in Poland and the Czech Republic. Hear about Smart City trends including integrated mobility and intelligent transportation system developments in Poland & the Czech Republic. Learn about opportunities for U.S. exporters, hear from a business active in the region, and the fall trade mission. The webinar is complimentary, but registration is required.
June 7-8, 2017
Automotive Trade Mission to Colombia (June 7-9, 2017). The Auto Care Association and the U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration announce an opportunity to enter and expand your export business to Colombia and Latin America. The trade mission to Bogota is timed to overlap with the region’s leading aftermarket trade show, Expopartes. It is a cost-effective opportunity to gain firsthand market information and meet one-on-one with foreign industry executives, pre-screened to match your specific business objectives. Click here for more information on the mission or contact email@example.com.
June 14-16, 2017
Mexico City, Mexico
Certified by the U.S. Department of Commerce, INA PAACE Automechanika 2017 is Mexico and Central America’s International Trade Show for the Automotive Aftermarket, OE Manufacturing and Service Industry. Learn more.
July 19-21, 2017
Panama City, Panama
Latin Auto Parts Expo (LAPE) in Panama provides manufacturers and distributors direct access to the Latin American and Caribbean OEM, replacement parts, aftermarket parts, automotive remanufactured parts, and tuning markets. firstname.lastname@example.org
July 25-26, 2017
Diamond Bar, California
SEMA Export Fair, co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Commerce, International trade Administration and to be held at the SEMA Garage in Diamond Bar, California, is designed for SEMA members who are interested in learning how to sell to 90% of the world’s customers who reside outside the United States. The program will provide attendees the opportunity to participate in roundtables and seminars featuring seasoned exporters, top overseas buyers and other key stakeholders. Learn more.
September 6-10, 2017
2017 SEMA China Business Development Tour - supported by the U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, this event will introduce leading U.S. brands to the world’s fastest-growing automotive market. More info: https://www.sema.org/china
September 10-15, 2017
Warsaw and Krakow, Poland and Prague, Czech Republic
Smart Cities Business Development Mission to Poland & the Czech Republic. Join an official U.S. Department of Commerce delegation to Warsaw, Krakow and Prague this fall for effective, high profiles business development. Receive individualized B2B schedules with prospective partners, end-users, and key contacts, Embassy networking receptions, and all logistics arrangements. Advance your Smart Mobility Solutions in Central Europe!
September 18-20, 2017
Discover Global Markets: Europe & Beyond, Cleveland, Ohio. Transform Your Automotive Export Strategy in Three Days
The conference features keynotes, breakout sessions, OEM panels, and “ask the experts” sessions specifically designed for the automotive sector. In addition, you will meet with U.S. Commercial Service automotive experts to determine your products’ feasibility in countries around the world.
September 25-27, 2017
Johannesburg, South Africa
Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) Trade Mission to South Africa, Johannesburg. Boost your understanding of the South African automotive aftermarket by visiting distributor facilities, receiving U.S. Embassy, U.S. Commercial Service market briefings; participate in one-on-one matchmaking meetings with South African buyers/distributors; and exhibit at or visit the Automechanika Johannesburg Show to meet additional buyers and contacts from throughout South Africa and the region. Contact Lesa.Forbes@trade.gov or email@example.com.
September 26-28, 2017
Automotive Trade Mission to Central America: Honduras, September 26 and Nicaragua, September 28. The Auto Care Association and the U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration announce an opportunity to enter and expand your export business to Central America. The United States is Honduras’ and Nicaragua’s largest trade and economic partner and under the Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), 100 percent of U.S. consumer and industrial goods exports to Honduras and Nicaragua are no longer subject to tariffs. Since its implementation, exports to the region have increased by at least 62 percent. For details about the trade mission and to register, visit www.autocare.org/trade-missions.
October 29-November 2, 2017
ITS World Congress 2017, Montreal, Canada. Join the U.S. Commercial Service and the Intelligent Transportation Society of America for exhibits, demonstrations and industry-leading education on transformational transportation and integrated mobility. Last year’s Congress drew 11,000 participants from 70 countries. For details on USCS export support contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 14-16, 2017
Automotive Meetings Bursa, Turkey - Join the U.S. Commercial Service and Advanced Business Events for the only auto supply chain event in Turkey for the automotive and aftermarket industry. AM Bursa is a unique venue for suppliers and service providers interested or doing business in Turkey to secure direct meetings with large Tier I and Tier II automotive companies. Engineering, procurement, supply chain, fabrication, commodity teams, suppliers and service providers will meet through pre-arranged one-to-one business meetings, without the distractions found at traditional exhibitions. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to participate! For more information and to register, please click here.
Please check back for an updated list of automotive events. For other trade events supported by the U.S. Commercial Service, please click here.
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