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U.S. Commercial Service Trade Mission to Central America Region
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U.S. Commercial Service Trade Mission to Central America Region

 Export to Your Calendar 8/18/2019 to 8/23/2019
When: Sunday, August 18, 2019
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InterContinental The Wharf Hotel, Washington, DC
801 Wharf St SW
Washington, District of Columbia  20024
United States

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Mission Overview

The Central America Region is experiencing growth in development and expansion of many and a variety of sectors. The region is close geographically and culturally to U.S. and U.S. products and companies are recognized as quality and efficiency synonymous.

The Trade Americas program offers U.S. companies the opportunity to explore and visit seven markets in Central America: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Belize, Nicaragua, and Panama.

Hosted in Washington, DC, the U.S. Commercial Service‘s Trade Americas Business Opportunities in Latin America Conference will focus on regional specific sessions, market access, deal negotiation, trade financing resources, and pre-arranged one-one-one consultations with U.S. Diplomats with expertise in Latin America markets.


What You Can Expect

The combination of participation in the Trade Americas conference and business-to-business matchmaking appointments in ONE or TWO with a pre-screened potential buyer, agent, distributor or joint-venture partner in Central America countries will provide participants with access to strategies for expanding their business across the region. By attending this conference, U.S. companies will be able to:

  • Gain market insights,
  • Make industry contacts,
  • Solidify business strategies,
  • Advance specific projects, and
  • Identify potential partners.

Target Audience

The mission is open to U.S. companies from a cross section of industries with growing potential in Central America, but is focused on U.S. companies representing best prospects sectors such as infrastructure and construction, safety & security, auto parts and service equipment, renewable energy, energy & oil & gas, medical equipment, and logistics.


Register Today!

Apply early – spaces are limited:

https://emenuapps.ita.doc.gov/ePublic/TM/9R0N

 


Conference & Mission Dates:

Conference: August 18-19, 2019

InterContinental The Wharf Hotel, Washington, DC

Mission: August 18 – 23, 2019

Location:

Washington, DC, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Belize, Nicaragua, and Panama.


Cost*:

  • $500 per participant Conference plus B2B Meetings in One Country
  • $2,500 for small and medium sized enterprises**
  • $3,500 for large firms** Conference plus B2B Meetings in Two Countries
  • $3,500 for small and medium sized enterprises**
  • $4,500 for large firms**

*Expenses for travel, transportation, lodging, most meals, and incidentals will be the responsibility of each mission participant.

**As a federal agency, the U.S. Department of Commerce must follow the Small Business Administration’s small business size standards per the Small Business Act of 2013.

 


Questions?

For questions regarding this program, please contact Delia.Valdivia@trade.gov.