Upcoming Trade Events

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To see the complete list of FY ’18 International Trade events, click here.

+ DOMOTEX, January 12-15, 2018, Hannover, Germany
Exhibit with GDEcD and the American Floorcovering Alliance (AFA) at Domotex Hannover, a show dedicated exclusively to the architectural design and floor covering industry. (Alice Carson, acarson@georgia.org)
+ Arab Health, January 29 – February 1, 2018, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Exhibit with GDEcD at the largest gathering of healthcare and trade professionals in the Middle East/North Africa region. The show will feature products and services from the world’s leading manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors in medical and health-related products and technologies. (Kerry Barnett, International Trade Manager, kbarnett@georgia.org)
+ Gulfood, February 18-22, 2018, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Exhibit with SUSTA at the largest and most attended food and hospitality event in the Middle East. Target products include beverages and juices, breakfast cereal, canned and process seafood, certified Halal foods, condiments and sauces, processed fruit and vegetables, meat products, nuts, snack foods and sweets. (Priya Verma, International Trade Manager, pverma@georgia.org & Josh Jacob, International Trade Manager, jjacob@georgia.org)
+ Expo Antad & Alimentaria, March 6-8, 2018, Guadalajara, Mexico
Exhibit with SUSTA at the largest retail-focused show in Mexico with opportunities to meet leading buyers for the country’s largest retail channels. (Priya Verma, International Trade Manager, pverma@georgia.org & Josh Jacob, International Trade Manager, jjacob@georgia.org)
+ Money 20/20 Asia, March 13-15, 2018, Singapore, Singapore
Exhibit with GDEcD at the inaugural Money 20/20 Asia and network with the innovators and industry players driving the worldwide payments and financial services revolution. (Shehzin Tietjen, Senior International Trade Manager, stietjen@georgia.org)
+ Trade Mission to KIMES, March 15-18, 2018, Seoul, South Korea
Join GDEcD on a trade mission to one of the world’s premier events for medical technology. Participants will attend the show and benefit from matchmaking appointments set by GDEcD’s representative in Korea. (Kerry Barnett, International Trade Manager, kbarnett@georgia.org)
Go Global Reception & 5th Annual GLOBE Awards, March 20, 2018, Atlanta, Georgia
Georgia’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. (Rhea Jacob, rjacob@georgia.org)
Trade Mission to South America, April 16-27, 2018, Peru, Colombia and Chile
Join GDEcD on a trade mission to South America and benefit from one-to-one business meetings with pre-qualified buyers and partners in three key markets. Participants have the option to customize their trip experience choosing to visit one, two or all three countries and will also have the opportunity to attend ExpoMin 2018 in Santiago, Chile. This mission is co-organized with the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC). Participation is FREE for companies located in ARC counties; however, non-ARC companies are welcome to apply. For more details contact Senior International Trade Manager Alice Carson, acarson@georgia.org.
2nd Annual World Trade Day, May 4, 2018, Atlanta, Georgia (Partner Event)
Presented by World Trade Center Atlanta, this conference and networking event will convene CEOs, policy-makers, scholars and thought leaders to discuss today’s most pressing trade issues and opportunities.
Location: Renaissance Waverly Hotel, 2450 Galleria Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30339
Register: Click here.
Food and Hospitality Africa, May 8-10, 2018, Johannesburg, South Africa
Showcase your products with SUSTA at the largest Pan-African food, drink and hospitality trade show. Best prospects for the show include nuts (esp. almonds), dried foods and snacks, sauces and condiments and meat/meat products. (Josh Jacob, jjacob@georgia.org)
+ SIAL China, May 16-18, 2018, Shanghai, China
Exhibit with GDEcD in the USA Pavilion at the largest food and beverage innovation exhibition in Asia. Meet key decision-makers, identify new distributors, stay ahead of international competition and gain access to the global food market. (Priya Verma, pverma@georgia.org)
Eurosatory, June 11-15, 2018, Paris, France
Exhibit with GDEcD at one of the world’s largest defense and security events and benefit from matchmaking appointments set by GDEcD’s representatives in Europe. (Taube Ponce, tponce@georgia.org)
+ SEUS-CP 2018, June 3-5, 2018, Mobile, Alabama
Join the Georgia, USA delegation for the 11th annual SEUS-Canada Conference at the Battle House Renaissance in Mobile, Alabama. 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 promote trade, enhance business relationships and encourage technological and scientific exchanges between and among the states and provinces. The alliance expands opportunities in developing sectors and markets through new partnerships and focuses on establishing trade opportunities for businesses. (Abby Harrison, aharrison@georgia.org)


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Rhea Jacob

International Trade Coordinator


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