Department of Commerce Organized Trade Missions

Department of Commerce trade missions are overseas programs for U.S. firms that wish to explore and pursue export opportunities by meeting directly with potential clients in their markets.

Upcoming Missions

    June 2019
    July 2019 August 2019 September 2019 November 2019
    • November 17-22 – Clean Energy and Zero Emission Vehicle Technologies Business Development Mission to Mexico - Contact Braeden Young at +55-5080-2182 or Braeden.Young@trade.gov or Claudia Salgado at +55-5080-2000 x 5224 or claudia.salgado@trade.gov. Application deadline is August 9, 2019.

    Benefits of Trade Missions

    • One-to-one meetings with foreign industry executives and government officials, pre-screened to match your specific business objectives whether for representation, direct sales or joint ventures in the local market.
    • Networking events with guests from local industry multipliers including Chambers of Commerce, associations and business councils that are influential in the business community.
    • Briefings and roundtables with the legal and business community on local business practices and opportunities.
    • Site visits to local facilities where your technologies/services may be applied.
    • Potential for media coverage to expand the reach of your brand.

    Past Trade Missions

    March 2019

    • March 24-29 – Trade Mission to the Americas Southern Cone Region in Conjunction with Trade Americas – Business Opportunities in the Southern Cone Region Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Contact Dakshina Voetsch at (202) 482-470 or Dakshina.Voetsch@trade.gov. Application deadline is January 18, 2019.

    April 2019

    • April 6-11 – Healthcare Technology & Health Services Trade Mission to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar. Contact Sonia Hatfield at (860) 638-6955 or Sonia.Hatfield@trade.gov. Application deadline is February 15, 2019.

    May 2019

    • May 6-9 – Trade Winds Indo Pacific Forum & Mission. Contact TradeWinds@trade.gov or call Leslie Drake at (304) 347-5123 or Leandro Solorzano at (954) 356-6647. Application deadline is February 15, 2019.
    • May 21-31 – Safety and Security Trade Mission to Nigeria and Kenya - Contact Mathew Woodlee at 612-348-1640 or Mathew.Woodlee@trade.gov or Tatyana Aguirre at 949-660-1410 or Tatyana.Aguirre@trade.gov. Application deadline is April 15, 2019.

    February 2018

    March 2018

    May 2018