By participating in the International Buyer Program at CES you will find trade partners and distributors to help you succeed in the global marketplace. The U.S. Commercial Service, in cooperation with the Consumer Technology Association (CTA™), invites you to register for our Global Market Insight Program (GMIP), International Matchmaking Reception and Business-to-Business (B2B) Matchmaking programs at CES 2018.



January 9-12, 2018

Venues: Various depending on program – all locations in the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC)


*Free, but must be a CTA™ member or CES 2018 exhibitor and a company with 51% U.S. content.

IBP Project Officer

Allison Moore

Tel. 202-482-4874

Global Market Insight Program (GMIP) Lead
Kathy Bridges

Tel: 858-467-7042

International Matchmaking Reception and B2B Lead

Kenneth Haynes

Tel. 817-543-4283

ICT Industry Analyst

Sergio Delgado

Tel. 202-482-3548

Are you a CES 2018 exhibitor or a CTA™ member?
for more information on how to exhibit at a Tabletop Display during our International Matchmaking Reception.

Register for more information on participating in the Global Markets Insight Program (GMIP).

Register for more information on the Business-to-Business (B2B) Matchmaking Program.

Are you a CES 2018 attendee?

U.S. Commercial Service trade specialists will be available in the International Business Center (IBC) located at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC), South Hall Connector, Room S224, to meet with CES 2018 attendees who are interested in learning about international trade services to U.S. businesses.


U.S. Embassy ICT Specialists and delegations from the following countries will be part of the GMIP and B2B matchmaking programs: Australia, Argentina, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Latvia, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom (Specific countries are subject to change).

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Expiration Date: 1/1/18

Register for our Global Markets Insight Program and B2B Matchmaking Program at CES 2018 by completing the form below. 

Contact Information:

Company Name: *
First Name: *
Last Name:
Title: *
Address: *
City: *
State: *
Zip Code: *
Phone:    Ext.
Cell Phone at the Show:
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Are you an exhibitor or CTA Member?Exhibitor    CTA Member
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Company Profile  
Year company was founded:  
Number of employees in the company:*

*Type of business:

*Sales Method:
Joint Venture

*Please describe your product or service:

*Who are the buyers or end users for your product/service?

Is your product/service at least 51% U.S. content?
Yes    No

Global Market Insight Program (GMIP) Appointment Request
We are offering a free 30 minute session in the ITC for your company to present to the U.S. Embassy Commercial Specialists to discuss market entry and sales/distribution. You will receive feedback and market intelligence during the session and follow up afterward.
Please specify topics/strategies you need the Commercial Specialist(s) to be prepared to discuss:

B2B Matchmaking Program (Industry Focused Promotion):
By selecting this box, I agree to have my company profile listed online in the Industry Focused Promotion (IFP) platform as part of an Export Interest Directory and promoted to international companies.
Products and Services Information:
Please indicate which categories best describe your products or services:
Audio Fitness and Sports Safety & Security Products
Augmented & Virtual Reality Gaming Sensors
Biometrics Health and Biotech Smart Home/Appliances
Computer Hardware & Software Internet Services Streaming Services
Content Creation Lifestyle Telecommunications & Infrastructure
Content Distribution Mobile Commerce/Digital Finance Vehicle Technology
Crowd funding/sourcing Nanotechnology Video
Digital Imaging/Photography Online Media Wearables
Drones Personal Privacy & Cyber Security Wireless Devices
E-Commerce Robotics Wireless Services

Product/Service Description: * (required)
Briefly describe in 4 lines or 225 characters maximum the products and services you seek to promote. Please be specific enough so that the reader (potential international buyer) understands what you are offering. Be aware that your submission will be posted on the website as-is.

Business Objectives and Marketing Information:
Please indicate your business objectives (check one or more):
Direct Sales
Identify Distributors/Agents/Representatives
Licensing Agreements
Other - Please specify:
Your Local U.S. Department of Commerce Office
Are you currently working with one of our offices/U.S. Export Assistance Centers in the United States?*
Yes    No
If yes, which office or Trade Specialist are you currently working with:


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