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Techtextil and Texprocess chosen for International Buyer Program

Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas that will be held from 13 -15 May at the Georgia World Congress Center, are proud participants of the US Department of Commerce’s International Buyer Program Select (IBP). The IBP is a joint government-industry effort that brings thousands of international buyers to the United States for business-to-business matchmaking with US firms exhibiting at major industry trade shows. It is designed to recruit and pre-screen buyer delegations to attend selected trade shows in the United States, connecting US companies with international buyers.

21st February 2014

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Atlanta, GA

Industrial, Sustainable, Transport/​Aerospace, Medical/Hygiene, Protective, Sports/​Outdoor, Construction, Packaging, Agriculture

Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas that will be held from 13 -15 May at the Georgia World Congress Center, are proud participants of the US Department of Commerce’s International Buyer Program Select (IBP).

The IBP is a joint government-industry effort that brings thousands of international buyers to the United States for business-to-business matchmaking with US firms exhibiting at major industry trade shows. It is designed to recruit and pre-screen buyer delegations to attend selected trade shows in the United States, connecting US companies with international buyers.

Targeted markets

 “We are pleased that our events have been selected by the US Department of Commerce for this programme,” said Dennis Smith, President, Messe Frankfurt. He went further to add: “Qualified buyers from our targeted foreign markets will have access to more than 800 exhibitors in Techtextil North America, Texprocess Americas and the co-located JEC Americas event.”

The US Department of Commerce with Messe Frankfurt has selected Mexico, Colombia, India, Brazil and the Dominican Republic as the top five countries to bring buyer delegations to Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas via the International Buyer Program Select.

Finding international partners

“The IBP Select team looks forward to working with Messe Frankfurt to bring international buyer delegations to Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas to meet with US exporters attending or exhibiting,” said Antwaun Griffin, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Domestic Operations, US Commercial Service. “IBP also offers US companies expert trade counselling, potential international partner identification, and market briefings at shows.”

Exhibitors and attendees will also be able to meet with the International Trade Specialists from the Department of Commerce, who will be available to provide export counselling, matchmaking services, market analysis and more in the International Business Center located on the show floor.

Messe Frankfurt North America

Messe Frankfurt is a leading trade show organiser with about 543 million Euros in sales and more than 2,000 employees worldwide.

The Messe Frankfurt Group has a global network of 28 subsidiaries and approximately 50 international sales partners, giving it a presence for its customers in more than 150 countries.

Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Messe Frankfurt North America produces nine shows within the United States, Canada and Mexico. The portfolio of events includes Canadian Waste & Recycling, Home Textiles Sourcing Expo, International Apparel Sourcing Show, PAACE Automechanika Mexico City, Techtextil North America, Texprocess Americas and Texworld USA.

www.texprocessamericas.com

www.techtextilna.com

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