Benefits Available to Delegations
Through the U.S. Commercial Service’s network of offices in U.S. Embassies and Consulates worldwide, the IBP recruits pre-screened foreign buyer delegations and brings them to selected trade shows in the United States, connecting U.S. companies with international buyers. Commercial Service trade specialist located in your local Embassy or Consulate can assist you with show registration, help you locate the products you are looking to purchase at the show, and assist in setting up meetings with you and U.S. businesses. Traveling to the show with an official International Buyer Program delegation, allows you to take advantage of the following benefits:
- Friendly, local language support
- Free show admission
- Free assistance with travel and hotel bookings
- Free assistance arranging and scheduling appointments with U.S. exhibitors and companies before and during the show
- Free assistance with logistics at the show
- Free Matchmaking
- Free assistance with your visa application where available
To learn more about joining an official embassy/consulate delegation, or how the U.S. Commercial Service in your country can help you, contact the U.S. Commercial Service in your country or contact
Cathy Moose by or calling 704-676-1190.
If you choose NOT to take advantage of the benefits available to official embassy/consulate delegations, go to the show registration page.
Free Business Support for International Buyers
The U.S. Commercial Service wants to help you, the International Buyer, find American suppliers of quality products and services at ProMat 2013. Located in most American embassies and consulates, your local U.S. Commercial Service office can help you get the most out of ProMat 2013. If you are planning to visit ProMat 2013 as a representative of a qualified company*, you are automatically eligible to attend under the auspices of the U.S. Commercial Service as part of an official Embassy/Consulate Delegation - even if you prefer to travel alone.
* Qualified companies are firms that do business outside the United States and whose purpose in attending this trade show is to find U.S. suppliers of goods or services.