Upcoming Trade Events

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

+ 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 Tietjen, Senior International Trade Manager, stietjen@georgia.org)
Trade Winds, October 18-20, 2017, Bucharest, Romania
Take advantage of the projected regional economic growth and expand your European export strategy; meet with USCS Diplomats and learn the latest market intelligence and explore untapped markets.  (Alice Carson, Senior International Trade Manager, acarson@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, International Trade Manager, pverma@georgia.org)
Brazil Inbound Trade Mission, November 13, 2017, Atlanta, Georgia
Join GDEcD and SUSTA to meet one-on-one with qualified Brazilian importers. As one of the leading economies in Latin America and 7th largest in the world, there are numerous opportunities for Georgia companies to gain a market share in Brazil’s consumer food import market. Target products include, but are not limited to gourmet products, condiments/sauces, grains and cereals, olive oils, snacks foods, health food products, fruit & vegetable juices, frozen meals, confectionary products, and pet food. (Priya Verma, International Trade Manager, 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, International Trade Manager, kbarnett@georgia.org)
Smart City Expo World Congress, November 14-16, 2017
Join GDEcD and the Metro Atlanta Chamber in the Georgia pavilion. The congress will bring together over 400 global influencers and innovators to share knowledge, debate the challenges faced by our cities, encourage out of the box thinking and inspire a worldwide call for action in order to develop smarter and more sustainable cities. (Shehzin Tietjen, Senior International Trade Manager, stietjen@georgia.org)
+ ExpoDefensa, December 4-6, 2017, Bogotá, Colombia
Join GDEcD on a trade mission to the leading event in Latin America for defense and security. Participants will attend the show and benefit from matchmaking appointments set by GDEcD’s representative in Colombia. ExpoDefensa covers national defense, homeland security, peacekeeping, cyber security, logistics and other defense and security products and services. (Taube Ponce, Senior International Trade Manager, tponce@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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