Environmental Technologies Export Opportunities


U.S. Pavilion at IFAT 2018 -- Messe, Germany; May 14-18, 2018

Description: IFAT is a leading venue for water, sewage, waste, and raw materials management. In 2016, the show attracted more than 136,000 visitors from 169 countries.  For those planning to attend either as exhibitors or visitors, the U.S. Commercial Service is offering a pre-show marketing package to help generate interest in your products and technologies and position you for greater global success at the show.  We will be offering a webinar featuring industry experts, a U.S. Exporter Profile (in English and German) on the U.S. Commercial Service Germany website, actionable market intelligence, and on-site support from our local U.S. Commercial Service industry specialist.  To learn more and register for this program, please visit HERE.

Commercial Specialist
U.S. Commercial Service -- Munich


Seminar: Doing Business in the United Nations – Thursday, May 17, 2018

Join the U.S. Commercial Service New York and the U.S. Mission to the United Nations for the fifth annual ‘Doing Business with the United Nations’ seminar in downtown Manhattan on Thursday, May 17, 2018.

To register please visit:  http://bit.ly/2tqtwHb.
The registration fee is $50 (includes networking lunch)

This seminar will offer an introduction to the UN’s $17.7 billion procurement market. The event will be informative for suppliers who may have already bid on UN tenders (but not yet had success) as well as for companies who need help getting started.

Attendees will hear from several of the largest procurers in the UN system, and will have the opportunity to request one on one meetings with UN Officials: 

  • United Nations Procurement Division (UN/PD)
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • UN International Children’s Emergency Relief Fund (UNICEF)
  • UN Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
  • World Food Programme (WFP)

Who should attend?  CEO/Senior Company Representatives are encouraged to attend from the following industries:

  • Agribusiness/Food
  • Architectural/Construction/Engineering Services/Building Materials
  • Aviation/Fixed and Rotary-Wing Operators/UAVs
  • Crisis Recovery/Energy/Environment
  • Drugs/Nutrition/Pharmaceuticals
  • Financial/Insurance
  • Health Services/Medical & Laboratory Equipment & Supplies
  • Information Technology/Communications Equipment, Software & Services
  • Management/Consultancy Services
  • Security/Safety Services & Equipment
  • Transportation/Equipment & Services
  • University & Research Institutions
  • Water & Sanitation


U.S. Pavilion at Singapore International Water Week -- July 8-12, 2018

Description: The Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) is the global platform to share and co-create innovative water solutions. The biennial event gathers stakeholders from the global water industry to share best practices, showcase the latest technologies and tap business opportunities. We hope to see you at the U.S. Pavilion (details coming soon).  

Contact: Sherry.Ng@trade.gov
U.S. Commercial Service – Singapore


Trade Mission to Mexico – September 17-21, 2018

Join the American Water Works Association and the U.S. Commercial Service for a September 17-21, 2018 Trade Mission to Mexico City and Monterrey, Mexico.  Participants will meet with Mexico's national water authority (CONAGUA) and connect with local buyers and partners to help U.S. companies take advantage of upcoming opportunities in Mexico's water and wastewater sectors. 

Interested companies should contact the AWWA's Jane Johnson at (jjohnson@awwa.org) or (303) 913-0062.  


WETEX – Dubai, UAE – October 23rd-25th

The 20th Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX 2018), organized by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), will take place on 23-25 October 2018 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC). WETEX will show the latest developments in conventional and renewable energy around the world, and feature business opportunities and potential partnerships to drive business.

WETEX 2017 is being held under the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance of the UAE, and President of DEWA, and under the umbrella of Green Week.

DEWA is offering a number of incentives (please see the links below) in the hope of attracting U.S. companies like you to profit from their official UAE government program to vastly increase sustainable energy usage in the Emirates. Although this show has been mislabeled in the past as a water technology event, its prime focus is renewable energy.  The show has been operating for 20 years.

WETEX 2018 | WETEX Invite – US Companies |  DEWA Presentation | USA Package | Innovation Hall

You can access more info on the show here.

Shakir Farsakh, Principal Commercial Officer
U.S. Consulate Dubai

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