Upcoming Trade Events

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

Food & Hospitality Africa 2017, May 3-5, 2017, Johannesburg, South Africa
food-hotel-africaExhibit with the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) and the Southern United States Trade Association (SUSTA) at the largest Pan-African food, drink, and hospitality trade show. Target industries include meat products, dairy products, snack foods, beverages, certified Halal foods, condiments and sauces, nuts, dried fruits and snacks, food service products, natural/health and organic products. (Shehzin Jafar, sjafar@georgia.org)
+ ICT Spring Europe, May 9-10, 2017, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
GDEcD will be hosting companies at ICT Spring Europe! With over 6000+ attendees from 72+ countries, ICT Spring is a Global Tech Conference that hosts a wide network of technologies companies and professionals. This two-day annual event offers the participants a opportunities to deepen their digital knowledge, capture the value of the fast-growing FinTech industry, and explore the impact of space technologies, through exhibitions and demonstrations of the latest tech Trends and Innovations (Priya Verma, pverma@georgia.org)
+ SIAL China 2017, May 17-19, 2017, Shanghai, China
sial-chinaAccelerate your business at the largest food and beverage innovation exhibition in Asia, SIAL China. The Georgia booth is organized by the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) and is located in the prestigious USA Pavilion. Participation in this show sells out quickly so register early. Don’t miss the opportunity to meet key decision-makers, identify new distributors, stay ahead of international competition and access the global food market. (Shehzin Jafar, sjafar@georgia.org)
+ SEUS CP 2017, June 4-6, 2017, Toronto, Ontario
intl-reps-visit-save-the-dateIn 2007 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 present the opportunity for businesses to enhance commercial ties, promote two-way investment, and encourage technological and scientific exchanges between and among the States and Provinces. The alliance brings focus to these relationships and expands opportunities in developing sectors and markets through new partnerships. While states and regions compete in attracting foreign direct investment, they collaborate in international trade; therefore, the Alliance focuses on establishing trade opportunities for businesses. To register click here. (Abby Harrison, aharrison@georgia.org)
+ BIO 2017, June 19-22, 2017, San Diego, CA
Join the 16,000 other biotechnology and pharma leaders and discover new opportunities and promising partnerships. This event covers a wide spectrum of life science and application areas including drug discovery, biomanufacturing, genomics, biofuels, nanotechnology and cell therapy. To exhibit in the Georgia, USA pavilion or for more information, email kbarnett@georgia.org.
Mexico Inbound Buyer DelegationJune 22, 2017, Atlanta, Georgia
One-on-one meetings in Atlanta with pre-qualified buyers from Mexico’s food industry.
TARGET INDUSTRIES: Value-added food products for retail and food service
COST: $25.00
DEADLINE: April 1, 2017
CONTACT: Priya Verma, International Trade Manager, pverma@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)
+ 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 20-24, 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)


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Rhea Jacob

International Trade Coordinator


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