trade mission

Usually, a trade mission is made up of a group of chosen individuals that are taken to meet with prospective clients  overseas. Missions visit certain places only going to the places of the companies they are visiting no show is presented.  Appointments are made with government and  or commercial customers, or with clients who may be a bridge to potential customers.

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International Trade Administration (ITA) trade missions are scheduled in select countries to help clients find local agents, representatives, and distributors, to make direct sales, or to perform market assessments. Some missions include technical seminars to support sales of more complicated products and technology in certain markets.  ITA missions include coordinating and publicity, meetings with qualified contacts and with government officials market briefings and background intel on contacts, as well as logistical support and translator services. Trade missions also are frequently coordinated by other Federal, State, or local agencies.

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