Secretary Pritzker Announces Look South Initiative

The Look South initiative will help businesses across the country explore eleven countries that all have a rapidly growing base of middle-class consumers and diversifying industries. Read more about these exciting markets and the Look South initiative.
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Market Research Library

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Secretary's West Africa Energy Mission

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will lead an Energy Business Development Mission to West Africa with stops in Ghana and Nigeria from May 18-23, 2014. Register now to join this mission!
West Africa Energy Mission
Apply before March 14th to join the Trade Mission to West Africa!
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  • Offshore Technology Conference 2014
    Founded in 1969, the Offshore Technology Conference is the world's foremost event for the development of offshore resources in the fields of drilling, exploration, production, and environmental protection. Register now and join us May 5 - 8 in Houston, TX.

  • Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas - IBP SELECT
    Techtextil North America is the only dedicated show for technical textiles and nonwovens and assembles all vertical aspects of the technical textile industry. From research and development, through raw materials and production processes and finally ending in conversion, further treatment and recycling. Join us in Chicago from May 13 - 15.

  • The National Restaurant Association, Hotel-Motel Show (NRA) 2014
    The National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show is the Western Hemisphere's largest food service and hospitality event. The NRA Show draws over 58,000 industry professionals from 50 states and over 100 countries to this Chicago event. Join us in Chicago from May 17 - 20.

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  • Visit USA 2014
    Visit USA 2014 is designed to promote U.S. Travel & Tourism services, products, destinations, and attractions to the Brazilian market. The event will be held in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo between May 19-23.

  • Special Operations Forces Exhibition & Conference (SOFEX) 2014
    SOFEX 2014 is an excellent venue to demonstrate capabilities for land and air assault presentations as well as the latest technologies that address the concerns and needs of special- and security forces. Held in Amman, Jordan from May 5-8.

  • Nampo Harvest Day 2014
    Nampo Harvest Day is the largest agricultural exhibition on the African continent. Nampo is important for its access to the South African agricultural equipment market. Join this show in Johannesburg, South Africa from May 13-16.

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