Consumer Goods & Home Furnishings

Welcome to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s homepage for U.S. consumer goods and home furnishings companies. This page is your resource for finding direct exporting assistance, market intelligence, trade events, and other global expansion opportunities.

Our division of Commerce, the U.S. Commercial Service, has a global network of 100 offices located throughout the U.S. and over 100 offices located in about 70 countries. Our worldwide team of consumer goods and home furnishings specialists is here to assist in your global growth.

Find your local international trade specialist.

To assist you in this industry, we have made available Market Research Reports, and Country Commercial Guides related to the Consumer Goods and Home Furnishings industry. You can also search for related events in our Trade Events section. There is a sampling of these reports listed below.

For additional information, please contact the Trade Information Center at 1-800-872-8723.

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Detailed Event Information For Stopfakes Roadshow - Chicago Detailed Event Information For Stopfakes Roadshow - Chicago
Stopfakes Roadshow - Chicago -- Agricultural Machinery & Eq., Aircraft/Aircraft Parts, Automotive Parts/Services Eq., Computer Software, Environmental Technologies, General Consumer Goods, Medical Eq., Renewable Energy Eq., Security/Safety Eq.
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Location/Date: Chicago, IL, United States 04/30/2019 - 04/30/2019
Event Summary:
The StopFakes.gov Chicago Roadshow will deliver critically important information about intellectual property to audiences that need it most -- start-ups, entrepreneurs, small and medium-sized businesses, independent creators, and inventors. The information is presented by experts from multiple government agencies whose missions advance stakeholders' intellectual property interests. Participants will receive information on a range of topics, including identifying and protecting the various intellectual property assets; mechanisms for obtaining IP protection in overseas markets; strategies for determining where to seek protection; and the value of copyright and trade secrets protection to their businesses. Presentations will also address how to combat counterfeits on international e-commerce sites and what additional government resources are available to help U.S. business bolster intellectual property protections.

Contacts:
Haley Milan, Chicago
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 312-353-5096
Haley.Milan@trade.gov
Richard Carpenter, Chicago
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 312-353-7711
Richard.Carpenter@trade.gov

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