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We specialize in working with the following industry subsectors:
Meet One-on-One with U.S. Commercial Diplomats
Whether for market opportunities, help in overcoming challenges, or general questions, meet with U.S. commercial diplomats from 22 countries:
§ Argentina, Bahama, Barbados, Belize, Brazil
§ Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic
§ Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras
§ Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua,
§ Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago
Exploring the Markets of the Americas
§ How are the markets of the Americas performing today?
§ How will the markets be performing in five years?
§ What are today’s and tomorrow’s opportunities?
§ What challenges do these dynamic markets present to U.S. companies?
Panels featuring economists, industry professionals, trade experts, and U.S. commercial diplomats will explore
these questions and others to help you define your competitive strategy for the Americas.
|METS 2013 (Marine Equipment Trade Show 2013) (TFC Event) -- Apparel, Construction Eq., Computer Software, Electrical Power Systems, Pleasure Boats/Accessories, Port/Shipbuilding Eq., Pumps/Valves/Compressors, Security/Safety Eq., Telecommunications Eq.|
METS 2013, the world's largest exhibition of equipment, materials and systems for the international marine leisure industry, will take place November 19-21, 2013 at the Amsterdam RAI Exhibition Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Organized by Amsterdam RAI in association with the International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA), METS 2013 is the place to exhibit for U.S. companies interested in accessing the European and global marine leisure industry market. Exhibiting at METS 2013 provides U.S. companies with an excellent opportunity to sell to a truly global market.
Integrated in METS is The SuperYacht Pavilion, the central platform for the worldwide super yacht industry and a 'show within a show' at METS. The SuperYacht Pavilion (SYP) is the only truly international business-to-business exhibition for companies providing products and services for the large luxury yacht industry, set within the environment of METS - the world's number one marine equipment trade show. Additional specialist pavilions are the Marina and Yard Pavilion (MYP), dedicated to the global network of marinas and associated boatyards, and the Construction Material Pavilion (CMP) which is the comprehensive materials showcase and information resource.
METS 2013 also offers a technical program consisting of:
• Global SuperYacht Forum 2013;
• HISWA Symposium on Yacht Design and Yacht Construction;
• NMEA ConnectFest 2013 with its educational seminars; and
• Technology Forum.
METS 2013 trade visitors will include yacht builders, naval architects, repair yards, distributors, dealers, wholesalers, captains, marina operators, and equipment manufacturers from around the world. Product categories at METS 2013 will include: propulsion, anchors, boat trailers accessories, communications systems, construction materials, deck fittings, electrical engines, interiors, yacht harbor equipment, clothing & apparel, engines, navigation equipment, pumps & accessories, software, steering mechanisms, technical accessories, safety & lifesaving equipment, painting & maintenance, and heating and masts.
METS 2012 hosted more than 13,380 trade visitors from 104 countries -- 555 trade visitors from the United States, and 1,318 exhibitors from 42 countries – 148 exhibitors hailed from the United States. METS 2013, the 26th anniversary of this remarkable show, is expected to surpass these impressive statistics.
|Alan Ras, The Hague|
Head of Section
|Deborah Semb, Trade Event Programs|
Senior International Trade Specialist
|Jan Van der Molen, RAI Group|
|Philip Hammerstein, The Hague|
Phone: 0031 70 310 2416