Illinois International Business Calendar
Aug. 18 TRADE MISSION TO CENTRAL AMERICA
Organized by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, this mission (August 18-23) will include the Trade Americas – Business Opportunities in Central America Conference in Washington D.C. on August 18-19. Following the morning session of the conference on August 19, trade mission participants will participate in one-on-one consultations with U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service (US&FCS) Commercial Officers and/or Department of State Economic/Commercial Officers from the following U.S. Embassies in the region: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Belize, Nicaragua, and Panama. The following day, August 20, trade mission participants will travel to engage in business-to-business appointments, each of which will be with a pre-screened potential buyer, agent, distributor or joint-venture partner, in up-to two markets in the Central America Region. 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. For information & an application, please see: https://2016.export.gov/eac/show_detail_trade_events.asp?EventID=38661&InputType=EVENT.