Design and Construction Trade Missions and Trade Shows

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Infrastructure Roadshow to Honduras and Costa Rica -- October 29th-November 2nd 

Costa Rica and Honduras may hold the key to you design and construction company's next overseas business venture!

The U.S. Commercial Service will bring key Central American government officials and industry decision-makers together to meet your businesses and discuss upcoming projects from October 29th-November 2nd during our Roadshow event in the region.

This Roadshow will also provide a forum for U.S. businesses to connect with a variety of U.S. Government organizations focused on finding overseas opportunities, including the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), as well as the Export-Import Bank of the U.S. (EXIM).

Best Prospect Industries include:

  • Construction companies: Transit/Transportation facilities, Airports, Bridges, Highways and Energy (Hydroelectric and Renewable Energy
  • Equipment: Construction and Energy Generation
  • Consulting: Engineering, Environmental, Waste, Energy, Private-Public Partnerships and Finance Structuring
  • Management: Transit/Transportation, Project Management and Transit Operators

Cost: $2500 total for both stops (1 company representative); +$500 (each additional participant)

Infrastructure Roadshow Agenda

For more information and to register, please contact:

Matt Baker
Design/Construction Team Leader
U.S. Commercial Service – North Texas
Matt.baker@trade.gov

Paul Frost
Commercial Officer
U.S. Commercial Service – Ft. Lauderdale
paul.frost@trade.gov

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U.S. Lumber Trade Mission to China – November 12-16th, 2018

U.S. lumber exporters are invited to join this results-oriented trade mission that connects US suppliers with Chinese buyers. Companies will participate in small group meetings, roundtable discussions with buyers, wholesale yard visits, and receptions with importers and manufacturers.

Participants will come away from this mission with pre-qualified business contacts and an improved understanding about the current market for U.S. softwood lumber.

Since 2009, the US-China Build Program activities have helped facilitate the sale of $477 million in reported US exports.

Companies consistently report a number of short term sales and long term customers as a result of contacts made during the mission.

Tianjin, Qingdao, and Taicang/Shanghai are the top three leading port districts for softwood lumber imports and home to a large number of importers, manufacturers, and whole-sale centers.

Reception with Importers & Wholesalers
Evening receptions in the three cities welcome Chinese attendees and provide a relaxed atmosphere for mission participants to meet with local importers.

Mission Dues for EBPA Members: $1400
Mission Dues for Non-EBPA members: $1900
Mission includes one company representative.

Dues for each additional traveler are $200 to cover the additional cost of transportation and receptions
EBPA Members—One additional traveler included with registration.

*The dues fee includes hotel reservations, receptions, in-country travel arrangements, and transportation to/from meetings and tours.

Registration Deadline: September 7, 2018

This trip is coordinated by the Evergreen Building Products with support from the Southern Forest Products Association, the Softwood Export Council, the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service, and the U.S. Department of Commerce.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Rose Braden, Evergreen Building Products Association at 503-481- 5862 or email rbraden@ep.org


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