Upcoming Trade Events

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To see the complete list of FY ’17 International Trade events, click here.

Complying With U.S. Export Controls Seminar, August 8-9, 2017, Atlanta, Georgia
The Georgia District Export Council will host a two-day seminar led by the Bureau of Industry and Security covering information exporters need to know to comply with U.S. export control requirements on commercial goods. This program will include hands-on exercises and is well suited for all levels of expertise who need a comprehensive understanding of their obligations under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). An official USDOC/BIS “Certificate of Training” will be issued upon completion of program and continuing legal education credit (MCLE) is available for State Bar members. Register online at www.georgiadec.com.

For more information contact Dawn Townsend dtownsend@georgia.org

+ ABASTUR, August 29 – September 1, 2017, Mexico City, Mexico
Exhibit with the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) and the Southern United States Trade Association (SUSTA) at the largest food service/hospitality and restaurant show in Mexico. Target industries are value-added food companies.
COST: $1000 for corner; $800 for in-line
DEADLINE: June 23, 2017
For more information, email pverma@georgia.org
+ DSEI, September 12-15, 2017, London, England
Exhibit with the Georgia Department of Economic Development at the DSEI show, the world’s leading defense and security event. The show will be held in London, England from September 12-15, 2017. The 2015 edition had 34,000 attendees from 108 countries, 1,683 exhibitors from 54 countries, and 255 official delegations from 121 countries. (Taube Ponce, tponce@georgia.org)
+ Trade Winds, October 2017 , Southeastern Europe
Choose two countries from the following Southeastern Europe countries Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Serbia and/or Greece for trade mission stops with customized one-on-one appointments centered around Trade Winds, a Southeastern Europe Business Forum. Increase international sales and find a strategic foothold for growth in Europe . (Alice Carson, acarson@georgia.org)
+ Anuga, October 7-11, 2017, Cologne, Germany
Join GDEcD in the USA Fine Food Pavilion at the world´s leading food fair for the retail trade
and the food service and catering market. Around 160,000 trade visitors from 192 countries attended Anuga at this biennial event in October 2015. Products include, but are not limited to meat and poultry, sauces and condiments, snacks/convenience foods, packaged health foods. (Shehzin Jafar, sjafar@georgia.org)
+ SEUS- Japan 2017, October 21-24, 2017, Greenville, South Carolina
Join the Georgia delegation for the 40th Annual Joint Meeting in Greenville, South Carolina. Created in 1976 by former Georgia Governor George Busbee, the Southeast U.S. – Japan Association (SEUS-Japan) was established to promote trade, investment, understanding and friendship between Japan and the southeastern United States. Member states include Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee, and SEUS-Japan has a Japanese counterpart, the Japan-U.S. Southeast Association. Both memberships include top business leaders and government officials. An annual conference between the two associations is held on a rotational basis in Japan and the southeastern U.S. (Abby Harrison, aharrison@georgia.org)
India Outbound Buyer Mission, October 29 – November 3, 2017 , New Delhi and Mumbai, India
Join SUSTA on an outbound trade mission to India. Target industries include ingredients, natural/health, organic produce and retail products. (Priya Verma, pverma@georgia.org)
+ Medica, November 13-16, 2017 , Düsseldorf, Germany
Join the Georgia delegation exhibiting at the premier global trade event for the medical industry; last year the trade show featured 130,000+ trade visitors from 120 nations and more than 5,100 exhibitors from 70 countries. (Kerry Barnett, kbarnett@georgia.org)
+ SEUS-CP 2018, June 3-5, 2018, Mobile, Alabama
Join the Georgia, USA delegation for the 11th annual SEUS-Canada Conference at the Battle House Renaissance in Mobile, Alabama. Six southeastern U.S. states (Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Mississippi and Alabama) and six Canadian provinces (Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Quebec and Ontario) formed an alliance to promote trade, enhance business relationships and encourage technological and scientific exchanges between and among the states and provinces. The alliance expands opportunities in developing sectors and markets through new partnerships and focuses on establishing trade opportunities for businesses. (Abby Harrison, aharrison@georgia.org)


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Rhea Jacob

International Trade Coordinator


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