As a public service, the ITA/GC publishes a listing of international
business events. The calendar is distributed to over 5,000 ITA/GC members
and non-members. The Calendar is a collaborative effort among the
International Trade Association of Greater Chicago (ITA/GC), the Illinois
Trade Office (ITO) of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic
Opportunity (DCEO), and the Illinois District Export Council (IDEC) on
behalf of The U.S. Export Assistance Center/Chicago (USEAC). Inclusion of an
event does not imply endorsement by any of the sponsoring organizations.
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Mar. 8 SECRETARIAL INFRASTRUCTURE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MISSION TO THE UAE, SAUDI ARABIA AND QATAR
United States Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will lead this business development mission (March 8-13) to promote U.S. exports to the Gulf region by helping U.S. companies launch or increase their business in the infrastructure sector. The mission will include government and business-to-business meetings, market briefings and networking events. The mission will focus on export-ready U.S. firms with product and services in a broad range of leading U.S. infrastructure sectors with an emphasis on: project management and engineering (including construction, architecture and design); renewable energy (solar, wind, waste-to-energy); smart grid and energy efficiency; and environmental technologies (including water/wastewater; air pollution control; and waste management). For information & an application, please see: http://export.gov/eac/show_detail_trade_events.asp?EventID=34826&InputType=EVENT.
Mar. 9 TRAVEL AND TOURISM TRADE MISSION TO TAIWAN, JAPAN AND KOREA
The U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service, is organizing an Executive-led Trade Mission (March 9-14) to Taiwan, Japan, and Korea to help U.S. firms in the travel and tourism industry find business partners and sell services in Taipei, Taiwan; Seoul, Korea; and Tokyo, Japan. The targeted sector for participation in this mission is travel and tourism, including U.S.-based travel and tourism suppliers, destination marketing organizations (i.e., convention and visitors bureaus), travel promotion organizations and other travel and tourism entities promoting and selling travel to the United States including trade associations. For information & to pre-apply, please see: http://export.gov/eac/show_detail_trade_events.asp?EventID=34656&InputType=EVENT.
Mar. 9 TRADE AND INVESTMENT MISSION TO THE KINGDOM OF MOROCCO
(March 9 - 15) Organized by the National U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco in Washington, D.C. and the Embassy of the United States in Rabat, participants will receive: senior-level government meetings; executive-level business networking events; site visits to commercial facilities; in-country transportation; interpretation services. NUSACC Members - $2,500; Non-members - $3,000. Registration deadline: February 28. For information & registration, please see: http://nusacc.org/assets/14MOROCCOtm.pdf.