Trade Mission to Central America Detailed Event Information For Trade Mission to Central America
Trade Mission to Central America -- Architectural/Constr./Engineering SVC, Automotive Parts/Services Eq., Building Products, Construction Eq., Medical Eq., Oil/Gas/Mineral Prod/Explor Serv., Renewable Energy Eq., Security/Safety Eq., Transportation Serv. (other than Aviation)
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Location/Date: Washington, DC, United States 08/18/2019 - 08/23/2019
Event Summary:
The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration is organizing a trade mission to Central America that will include the Trade Americas – Business Opportunities in Central America Conference in Miami, FL on August 18-23, 2019.

U.S. trade mission delegation participants will arrive in Miami, FL on or before August 18 to attend the opening reception for the Trade Americas – Business Opportunities in Central America Conference, which is also open to U.S. companies not participating in the trade mission. Trade mission participants will attend the Conference on August 19. 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: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Belize, Nicaragua, and Panama. The following day, August 20, trade mission participants will travel to engage in business-to-business appointments, each of which will be with a pre-screened potential buyer, agent, distributor or joint-venture partner, in up-to two markets in the Central America Region.

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

The mission is open to U.S. companies from a cross section of industries with growing potential in Central America, but is focused on U.S. companies representing best prospects sectors such as infrastructure and construction, safety & security, auto parts and service equipment, renewable energy, energy & oil & gas, medical equipment, and logistics.

The combination of the Trade Americas – Business Opportunities in Central America Conference and business-to-business matchmaking opportunities in seven Central American countries will provide participants with access to substantive information on strategies for entering or expanding their business across the Central America region.


Contacts:
Delia Valdivia, Los Angeles (West)
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 310-235-7203
Delia.Valdivia@trade.gov
Jessica Gordon, North Texas
International Trade Specialist
Phone: (817) 684-5353
Jessica.Gordon@trade.gov
Diego Gattesco, Wheeling
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 304 243 5493
Diego.Gattesco@trade.gov

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