Upcoming Trade Events

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To see the complete list of FY ’17 International Trade events, click here.

+ Go Global Reception, March 14, 2017, Atlanta, Georgia
intl-reps-visit-save-the-dateGeorgia’s international representatives from 11 strategic global markets will travel to Georgia for internal training, business meetings with Georgia exporters and to gain insight on local communities throughout the state. The visit will culminate with the Go Global Reception at the Atlanta History Center. (Taube Ponce, tponce@georgia.org)

Register at: Georgia.org/GoGlobal

+ China International Furniture Fair 2017, March 18-21, 2017, Pazhou, Guangzhou, China
chinafurniturefairExhibit with the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) in the Appalachian Pavilion at the China International Furniture Fair 2017 Event March 18-21, 2017. CIFF is Asia’s furniture sourcing center, and the top platform for the world class. This event provides furniture and design professionals with immeasurable opportunities for networking with a quality pool of local Chinese and overseas sellers and buyers. (Alice Carson, acarson@georgia.org)


+ DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR 2017, March 21-23, 2017, Pudong, China
China Enhance your international business development in the Asia Pacific región at the floor coverings` benchmark trade show, DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR. The event welcomes over 47,000 visitors from over 114 countries and offers exhibitors the opportunity to introduce new products prior to the show electronically through the InnovAction Flooring Campaign. Connect with industry leaders and equip your business with the tools to grow your global presence. (Alice Carson, acarson@georgia.org)
+ LAAD Defence & Security Show, April 4-7, 2-17, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
laadJoin the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) at the LAAD Defence & Security show. South America’s largest defense and security show brings together Brazilian and international companies specialized in supplying equipment, services and technology to the armed forces, police, special forces, private security and government agencies. (Taube Ponce, tponce@georgia.org)
+ Food & Hotel Vietnam, April 25-27, 2017, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
food-hotel-vietnamExhibit with the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) and the Southern United States Trade Association (SUSTA) at the 9th edition of Food & Hotel Vietnam where more than 10,000 attendees are expected to attend in 2017. Target value added foods include but are not limited to tree nuts, dairy, poultry, fresh and processed fruits and vegetables, non-alcoholic beverages, prepared foods, condiments and sauces, snack foods. (Priya Verma, pverma@georgia.org)
Food & Hospitality Africa 2017, May 3-5, 2017, Johannesburg, South Africa
food-hotel-africaExhibit with the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) and the Southern United States Trade Association (SUSTA) at the largest Pan-African food, drink, and hospitality trade show. Target industries include meat products, dairy products, snack foods, beverages, certified Halal foods, condiments and sauces, nuts, dried fruits and snacks, food service products, natural/health and organic products. (Shehzin Jafar, sjafar@georgia.org)
+ ICT Spring Europe, May 9-10, 2017, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
GDEcD will be hosting companies at ICT Spring Europe! With over 6000+ attendees from 72+ countries, ICT Spring is a Global Tech Conference that hosts a wide network of technologies companies and professionals. This two-day annual event offers the participants a opportunities to deepen their digital knowledge, capture the value of the fast-growing FinTech industry, and explore the impact of space technologies, through exhibitions and demonstrations of the latest tech Trends and Innovations (Priya Verma, pverma@georgia.org)
+ SIAL China 2017, May 17-19, 2017, Shanghai, China
sial-chinaAccelerate your business at the largest food and beverage innovation exhibition in Asia, SIAL China. The Georgia booth is organized by the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) and is located in the prestigious USA Pavilion. Participation in this show sells out quickly so register early. Don’t miss the opportunity to meet key decision-makers, identify new distributors, stay ahead of international competition and access the global food market. (Shehzin Jafar, sjafar@georgia.org)
+ SEUS CP 2017, June 4-6, 2017, Toronto, Ontario
intl-reps-visit-save-the-dateIn 2007 six Southeastern U.S. states (Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Mississippi and Alabama) and six Canadian provinces (Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Quebec, and Ontario) formed an alliance to present the opportunity for businesses to enhance commercial ties, promote two-way investment, and encourage technological and scientific exchanges between and among the States and Provinces. The alliance brings focus to these relationships and expands opportunities in developing sectors and markets through new partnerships. While states and regions compete in attracting foreign direct investment, they collaborate in international trade; therefore, the Alliance focuses on establishing trade opportunities for businesses. (Abby Harrison, aharrison@georgia.org)
+ DSEI, September 12-15, 2017, London, England
Exhibit with the Georgia Department of Economic Development at the DSEI show, the world’s leading defense and security event. The show will be held in London, England from September 12-15, 2017. The 2015 edition had 34,000 attendees from 108 countries, 1,683 exhibitors from 54 countries, and 255 official delegations from 121 countries. (Taube Ponce, tponce@georgia.org)
+ Anuga, October 7-11, 2017, Cologne, Germany
Join GDEcD in the USA Fine Food Pavilion at the world´s leading food fair for the retail trade and the food service and catering market. Around 160,000 trade visitors from 192 countries attended Anuga at this biennial event in October 2015. Products include, but are not limited to meat and poultry, sauces and condiments, snacks/convenience foods, packaged health foods. (Shehzin Jafar, sjafar@georgia.org)
+ SEUS- Japan 2017, October 20-24, 2017, Greenville, South Carolina
Join the Georgia delegation for the 40th Annual Joint Meeting in Greenville, South Carolina. Created in 1976 by former Georgia Governor George Busbee, the Southeast U.S. – Japan Association (SEUS-Japan) was established to promote trade, investment, understanding and friendship between Japan and the southeastern United States. Member states include Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee, and SEUS-Japan has a Japanese counterpart, the Japan-U.S. Southeast Association. Both memberships include top business leaders and government officials. An annual conference between the two associations is held on a rotational basis in Japan and the southeastern U.S. (Abby Harrison, aharrison@georgia.org)


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Rhea Jacob

International Trade Coordinator


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