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Archive of events 2017

October 19 - 22, 2017 / Presentation of US trends and companies at FOR TOYS/GAMES/BABIES fair

Representative of the US Commercial Service Prague Veronika Novakova presented

current trends in the US toys, games, and baby products sector at the fair on October 19, 2017.

Please contact Veronika.Novakova@trade.gov for more information.

October 5 – 8, 2017 / Presentation of US trends and companies at FOR GASTRO & HOTEL fair

U.S. food service/gastro tech and processed food companies had an opportunity to be featured at the presentation on trends in U.S. market at FOR GASTRO & HOTEL fair in Prague. For more information click HERE or contact Veronika.Novakova@trade.gov

September 8 – 9, 2017 / Catalog Fair at World of Beauty and Spa Prague

U.S. beauty companies participated in the catalog fair or in the U.S. pavilion at World of Beauty and Spa Prague fair. For more information click HERE or contact Veronika.Novakova@trade.gov

July 9 - 11, 2017 / Cosmoprof NA Las Vegas trade fair visit

Representative of the US Commercial Service Prague was present at the show. Please contact Veronika.Novakova@trade.gov for more information.

June 19 – 22, 2017 / BIO Convention San Diego visit

Representative of the US Commercial Service Prague was present at the show. For more information, please contact Veronika.Novakova@trade.gov.

The Czech Republic had a booth at the BIO Convention. You can find a catalog of the Czech companies HERE.

June 26, 2017 / Visit to Technology Center Pisek

On Monday, June 26, U.S. Embassy Prague Commercial Counselor Helen Peterson, Commercial Specialist (CS) Luda Taylor and CzechInvest representative Eva Bartonova visited Technology Center Pisek (TCP) to learn about the city of Pisek Smart Cities platform that includes Cloud Services and the Internet of Things (IOT) technologies.  TCP, an leading-edge Czech advanced technology center, supports innovation and regional economic and technology development through co-operation with the public and private sectors.

May 11 – 14, 2017 / Commercial Service Prague To Introduce American Publishers at Book World Prague 2017

Commercial Service (CS) Prague introduced American publishers to the Czech market at Book World Prague 2017.  The U.S. companies are seeking Czech partners interested in publishing the American books in the Czech language.  Representatives from CS Prague were available at the Fair’s Business Center for business discussions.

Participating American publishers:

Baker Publishing Group; www.bakerpublishinggroup.com

Inkwater Press; www.inkwater.com

Quirk Books; www.quirkbooks.com  

Ripley’s Believe it or Not!; www.ripleys.com/books      

Learn more about the publications HERE.

Contact:  Zdenek Svoboda, Commercial Specialist at Zdenek.Svoboda@trade.gov

April 24 – 28, 2017 / Hannover Messe trade fair visit

The U.S. Embassy Prague Commercial Service was at Hannover Messe to introduce American companies to Czech partners.

The world’s largest trade show focusing on industrial equipment, the fair had more than 6,000 exhibitors and 220,000 visitors (70,000 from outside Germany), meeting in 26 halls. Hannover Messe offered a unique opportunity to establish contacts with American partners across a range of industries. U.S. companies were looking for distributors and agents as well as research and technology (R&T) partners for the Czech market.  Czech companies interested in setting up operations and investing in the U.S. could have also found the resources needed for their business expansion.

Areas of special interest included:

Research and Technology (R&T) Cooperation: Hannover Messe 2017 had a special focus on innovation and high-tech. Leading American R&D laboratory and university exhibitors were interested in finding R&T partners.

SelectUSA Invest in the U.S. Program: SelectUSA is the U.S. Government initiative that promotes and facilitates business investment into the United States. Representatives from SelectUSA and state level investment promotion agencies will be at Hannover Messe to answer investors’ questions and provide advice and information on investing in America. Interested investors should also consider attending the SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington DC on June 18-20, 2017.

April 7, 2017 / Presentation at FOR PETS Prague fair

CS Prague presented on trends in US pet market at the major pet show in the Czech Republic. US Commercial Service offered US companies an opportunity to get featured during the presentation for the Czech importers. More information is available HERE or contact Veronika.Novakova@trade.gov

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March 28, 2017 / Doing Business in the USA: Focus State: Texas Seminar

The “Doing Business in the USA:  Focus State: Texas” seminar, for Czech businesses, was held on March 28, 2017.  The seminar included presentations on business methods and trends in the Czech Republic and the U.S.  Investing in the U.S. was a featured topic and highlighted the high-profile SelectUSA Investment Summit that will be held from June 18-20, 2017 in Washington D.C.  The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Czech Chamber of Commerce, the Ministry of Industry and Trade and U.S. Embassy Prague co-organized the seminar.

March 3, 2017 / NYS Collection New York Eyewear Opens A New Kiosk in Prague

On March 3, 2017, U.S. Commercial Service representative Veronika Novakova attended the opening of the new NYS Collection New York Eyewear kiosk at OC Novy Smichov in Prague. NYS Collection offers the latest in today’s fashion eyewear. The company was founded in 1986 by two young entrepreneurs. Today NYS Collection sunglasses are sold in more than 10,000 retail locations worldwide. http://nysunglass.com

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February 15, 2017 / Eiikon LLC Presentation on Healthcare Savings

On February 15, 2017, Joey Lawrence, Eiikon LLC CEO, conducted a seminar on identifying and implementing healthcare savings through international direct purchasing. Partner company Regulatory Compliance Associates representative Eric Januszewski complemented the Eiikon presentation with information on regulatory issues and certification in the U.S. market. Commercial Counselor Helen Peterson delivered opening remarks. Eiikon, LLC, is a member-driven organization for healthcare providers and suppliers across the world that focuses on expense reduction, savings identification, technology and savings implementation through contract pricing and standardization. The company also offers a user-friendly strategic data base system for all industries such as healthcare organizations, consulting firms, suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, service organizations, or small businesses. Eiikon has a strategic relationship with Regulatory Compliance Associates. www.eiikonllc.com Regulatory Compliance Associates (RCA) Inc. provides worldwide services for the resolution of compliance, quality assurance, product development, manufacturing, R&D, technical and regulatory challenges for Food and Drug Administration (FDA) related industries. The company provides its services to life science companies in the areas of medical devices, biotech and pharmaceutical industries including animal health, nutraceuticals and telemedicine/mHealth (mobile Health). RCA has a strategic relationship with Eiikon, LLC. www.rcainc.com

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