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Show Time at AG CONNECT EXPO 2013


In partnership with AG CONNECT Expo 2013, and the show organizer, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Commercial Service invites U.S. exhibitors to participate in our Show Time program at the AG CONNECT Expo 2013 Conference & Exhibition in Kansas City, MO.  Show Time appointments will be available in the International Trade Center, or at your booth, Wednesday, January 30, 2013 and Thursday, January 31, 2013, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  

Show Time offers you a unique opportunity to meet one-on-one with U.S. Commercial Service and U.S. State Department, Agriculture Specialists from our overseas U.S. Embassies.  You will be briefed on individual market opportunities and challenges related to the agriculture sector and market potential for your products & services.  All meetings will last 20 minutes.

Specialists representing the following countries are tentatively scheduled to participate at the AG CONNECT Expo Conference & Exhibition:

Russia - Yekaterina Lushpina
- Chamberlain Eke
Zambia –
Vedruna Santana
- Alisher Bazarovas

Democratic Republic of Congo - Aime Mukoko
- Wanwemol Charukultharvatch
– Jeff Deiss *
ExIm Bank - **

* SBA - In today's global economy, selling your goods around the world can bring large rewards. With three specialized loan guaranty programs, the SBA can help provide export financing, credit to close a sale, and funds for working capital.

** ExIm Bank - How Ex-Im Bank Can Assist US exporters to boost up their international sales :

Risk Protection ; US exporters shipping on " open account " terms instead of requiring cash in advance or costly & complicated L/Cs , may obtain export credit insurance from Ex-Im Bank mitigating non payment risks ( commercial & political ) of their foreign buyers or prospects. Furthermore , Ex-Im Bank insured foreign account receivables may be used to increase an exporter's borrowing base with a lender , thereby accelerated cash flow.

Working Capital ; Ex-Im Bank can help US exporters to obtain vital loans to fulfill export orders from a lender. An Ex-Im Bank guarantee turns exporter's inventories and foreign account receivables into eligible collateral from the lender.

Term Financing ;Foreign buyers may obtain competitive financing ( with extended repayment terms ) to buy US made capital goods and services.

Show Time appointments can take place either at your booth or at our location (room location to be announced) which is located in the Kansas City Convention Center.

We will review your company information and provide a confirmation e-mail within 48 hours to the start of the show. Your confirmation will include details regarding the date, times and location of your Show Time meetings.  Additional export counseling services will also be available from U.S. Commercial Service staff during the show.

There is no fee to participate.  All products and service must be at least 51% U.S. content. Please contact Regina Heise, Sally Pacheco or Ruby Sirna.

Regina Heise
(816) 421-1876

Ruby Sirna
(816) 421-1876

Sally Pacheco
(816) 421-1876

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Democratic Rep. of Congo
ExIm Bank

Although we will attempt to arrange as many appointments as possible, please assist us by listing the priority countries/appointments of most importance to you:

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The U.S. Commercial Service has offices at U.S. Embassies in 82 countries (although not all 82 countries will be represented at the trade show).  Can we be of assistance with your exporting efforts to any other markets?


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