Volume 84 | April 18 th , 2018
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) and the Ministry of Civil Aviation – Government of India (GOI), in partnership with the U.S.-India Aviation Cooperation Program, will host the 6th biennial U.S.-India Aviation Summit, May 9-11, 2018 , at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai, India .

The Summit will bring together senior representatives from the public and private sectors of India and the U.S. to bolster long-term strategic and commercial aviation cooperation, led by activities under the USTDA-sponsored U.S.-India Aviation Cooperation Program (ACP). As the world’s ninth largest aviation market, valued at $16 billion per year, India’s civil aviation sector maintains a high growth trajectory, poised to be the third largest market globally by 2020 and, potentially, the largest by 2030. 

The Summit will offer a technical, policy, and commercial forum to assist India civil aviation agencies and aviation industry representatives, including private sector airlines and airport operators, to identify advanced U.S. technologies and practices that can support their expansion and modernization efforts.

The event will also outline new project opportunities for U.S. companies. For more information, read the event flyer, here , or visit www.US-IndiaAviationSummit.com .
May 4th, 2018
Location: San Mateo, CA

As part of the  South Africa Smart Cities Technologies Reverse Trade Mission , USTDA is hosting a business briefing to connect U.S. companies to telecommunications project opportunities with South Africa. The event will inform U.S. businesses on South Africa’s development plans for its information and communications technology infrastructure. One-on-one meetings between the delegates and U.S. companies will be arranged.

This event is being organized by the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU). For more information about how your company can participate, please contact Nina Kundra at  nkundra@bciu.org

Click  here  to view the event flyer.
May 8th, 2018
Location: Washington, D.C.

As part of the  Brazil Airport Security Technologies Reverse Trade Mission , USTDA is hosting a business roundtable. This event will allow U.S. companies to gain market intelligence on Brazil’s plans and upcoming procurements in the aviation sector. U.S. companies will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with key decision-makers from Brazil’s aviation sector. 

This event is being organized by Futron Aviation. For more information about how your company can participate, please contact Ken Neubauer at (757) 269-9909  kneubauer@futronaviation.com .

Click  here  to view the event flyer.
May 17th, 2018
Location: Pittsburgh, PA.

As part of the  Coal-Fired Power Emissions Control Technologies Reverse Trade Mission for India, Indonesia and Vietnam , USTDA is hosting a Business Briefing focused on opportunities related to emissions monitoring and control technologies for coal-fired power plants. The event will allow U.S. businesses to learn about India, Indonesia and Vietnam’s plans for implementing emissions technology at coal-fired power plants.

This event is being organized by Eastern Research Group (ERG). For more information on how your company or organization can participate, please contact David Sellers at  david.sellers@erg.com  or 434-979-0218.
April 19th - 20th, 2018

Join USTDA at EXIM's 2018 Annual Conference. The event presents a unique opportunity for American small business exporters to grow their international sales. 

Featuring a combination of keynote remarks, plenary sessions, and interactive breakout sessions, attendees will hear from the brightest minds in business, economic policy, media, and government as they discuss their thoughts on the U.S. and world economies and the changing landscape of the global marketplace. They will also be able to meet and converse with experts in trade, government and banking. 

On Thursday April 19th, USTDA's Regional Director for Sub Saharan Africa, Lida Fitts, will be speaking on a panel detailing the Government Resources to Grow Your Small Business Exports along with representatives from the Department of Commerce, the Small Business Administration, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency and EXIM Bank.

Learn more and remember to register,  here .
World Trade Center Delaware helps companies, especially small, medium sized, or emerging, to grow their international business. We provide trade leads, training programs, job leads, and, networking and matchmaking opportunities for Delaware companies.

The World Trade Center Delaware serve all types of companies, in sectors as varied as agriculture, environmental remediation, IT, medical equipment manufacturing and bio-pharmaceuticals, and, financial, legal and real estate services.  
Making Global Local (MGL)
Making Global Local  is an initiative designed to connect cities and states across the country with USTDA's export-promoting programs by forming strategic partnerships with key state and local trade promotion organizations. 

Given its unique role, USTDA is perfectly positioned to support U.S. businesses interested in entering or expanding their presence in developing and middle-income countries. If your organization is interested in partnering with USTDA, please send us an email at  mgl@ustda.gov
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency helps companies create U.S. jobs through the export of U.S. goods and services for priority development projects in emerging economies. USTDA links U.S. businesses to export opportunities by funding project preparation and partnership building activities that develop sustainable infrastructure and foster economic growth in partner countries.
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