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Trade Mission to the Caribbean Region Detailed Event Information For Trade Mission to the Caribbean Region
Trade Mission to the Caribbean Region -- Automotive Parts/Services Eq., Building Products, Drugs/Pharmaceuticals, Environmental Technologies, Hotel/Restaurant Eq., Information Services, Medical Eq., Security/Safety Eq., Telecommunications Eq., Economy
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Location/Date: Miami, FL, United States 05/06/2018 - 05/11/2018
Event Summary:
The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration is organizing a trade mission to the Caribbean Region that will include the Trade Americas – Business Opportunities in the Caribbean Region Conference in Miami, FL on May 6-7, 2018.

U.S. trade mission participants will arrive in Miami on or before May 6th to attend the opening reception for the Trade Americas – Business Opportunities in the Caribbean Region Conference, which is also open to U.S. companies not participating in the trade mission. Trade mission participants will attend the Conference on May 7th. Following the morning session of the conference, trade mission participants will participate in one-on-one consultations with U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service (US&FCS) Commercial Officers and/or Department of State Economic/Commercial Officers from the following U.S. Embassies in the region: the Bahamas, Barbados, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago. The following day, May 8th, trade mission participants will engage in business-to-business appointments with companies in any of the Caribbean countries mentioned below. A limited number of trade mission participants will then have the option to travel to a second Caribbean country for additional business-to-business appointments based on recommendations from the specialists in those markets. Each business to business appointment will be with a pre-screened potential buyer, agent, distributor or joint-venture partner.

The Department of Commerce's Trade Americas – Business Opportunities in the Caribbean Region Conference will focus on regional-specific sessions, market entry strategies, legal, logistics, and trade financing resources as well as pre-arranged one-on-one consultations with US&FCS Commercial Officers and/or Department of State Economic/Commercial Officers with expertise in commercial markets throughout the region.

This trade mission is open to U.S. companies from a cross section of industries with growing potential in the Caribbean Region, but is focused on U.S. companies representing best prospects sectors such as Automotive Parts and Services, Construction Equipment/Road Building Machinery/Building Products/Infrastructure projects, Medical Equipment and Devices/Pharmaceuticals, ICT, Energy Equipment and Services, Safety and Security Equipment, Hotel and Restaurant Equipment, Franchise, Manufacturing Equipment, Yachting industry/Maritime services/Sailing Equipment.

The combination of the Trade Americas – Business Opportunities in the Caribbean Region Conference and this trade mission, including its business-to-business matchmaking opportunities in ONE or TWO Caribbean country, will provide participants with access to substantive information on strategies for entering or expanding their business across the Caribbean region.


Contacts:
Delia Valdivia, Los Angeles (West)
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 310-235-7203
Delia.Valdivia@trade.gov
Leandro Solorzano, Fort Lauderdale
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 954-356-6647
Leandro.Solorzano@trade.gov
Diego Gattesco, Wheeling
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 304 243 5493
Diego.Gattesco@trade.gov

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