2012 Trade Shows, Trade Missions, Inbound Foreign Buyer Missions and Trade Events

February 19-23: Gulfood Food exhibition, Dubai, U.A.E.
This is the largest show for food and related products in the Middle East. This is the best trade event to introduce your products into the rapidly growing Middle East market where pricing and food safety is becoming very important. Grant funding is available to help offset part of the cost of participation in the trade mission.

March 25-26, Food Ingredient Trade Mission to Guangzhou, China.
Immediately before the FI-China trade show we will take exhibitors on a trade mission to Guangzhou. There we will meet buyers who are specifically interested in your products. Grant funding is available to help offset part of the cost of participation in the trade mission.

March 28-30: Food Ingredients-China trade show, Shanghai, China.
This is the largest food ingredient trade show in China and is good for every type of food ingredient product. This is the best trade event to introduce your ingredient products into the rapidly growing Chinese market where food safety is becoming very important. Grant funding is available to help offset part of the cost of participation in the trade mission.
April 5, ExporTech Part 3, Las Vegas, DRI campus.
This three-part workshop is put on by the Nevada Industry Excellence (formerly MAP) program to train companies to successfully enter the export market. Companies must apply and are screened for suitability.

April 17-20: Food and Hotel-Asia trade show, Singapore.
This is the largest trade show in Asia for food and drinks, hotel, restaurant, bakery and food service equipment, supplies and services. It is only held every other year. It eill attract over 40,000 buyers from 90 countries. There we will meet buyers who are specifically interested in your products. Grant funding is available to help offset part of the cost of participation in the trade show.

April 21-24, Food Trade Mission to Seoul, Korea
Immediately after the FHA trade show in Singapore we will take exhibitors and others on a trade mission to Seoul, Korea. There we will meet buyers who are specifically interested in your products. Grant funding is available to help offset part of the cost of participation in the trade mission.

May 22-24: Vitafoods Exhibition and Conference, Geneva, Switzerland.
This is the largest trade show in Europe specifically for the dietary supplement, nutraceutical and "healthy food" industry. In 2011 over 8,500 buyers from 60+ countries (85% from Europe) attended. In addition to the complete booth package our contractor will set up meetings for you with pre-qualified importer/distributors who are specifically interested in your products at no additional charge. Grant funding is available to help offset part of the cost of participation.

May 24-25, Dietary Supplement Trade Mission to Moscow, Russia
Immediately after the Vitafoods trade show in Geneva we will take exhibitors and others on a trade mission to Moscow, Russia. There we will meet buyers who are specifically interested in your products. Grant funding is available to help offset part of the cost of participation in the trade mission.

June 9-16: Governor’s Renewable Trade Mission to Spain and Germany.
This will be the first trade mission to Europe from Nevada specifically for companies who make products for, or have services for, the renewable energy sector (solar, wind, geothermal, Energy efficiency, biomass). There we will meet buyers who are specifically interested in your products or potential investors,  joint-venture partners or licensees. Grant funding is available to help offset part of the cost of participation in the trade mission.

June 26-28: Health Ingredients/Nutraceutical Ingredients trade show, Shanghai, China
This is the largest trade show in China specifically for the dietary supplement, nutraceutical and "healthy food" industry. In 2011 over 46,000 buyers from 108 countries attended. In addition to the complete booth package our contractor will set up meetings for you with pre-qualified importer/distributors who are specifically interested in your products at no additional charge. Grant funding is available to help offset part of the cost of participation.

October 3-5: Food Ingredients-Asia (FI-A) trade show, Jakarta, Indonesia
This is the largest food ingredient trade show in Asia and is good for every type of food ingredient product. This is the best trade event to introduce your ingredient products into the rapidly growing Southeast Asian market. Grant funding is available to help offset part of the cost of participation.

October 7-8: Trade Mission to Bangkok, Thailand
Immediately after the FI-Asia trade show we will take exhibitors and other interested exporters on a trade mission to the Bangkok, Thailand. There we will meet buyers who are specifically interested in your products. Grant funding is available to help offset part of the cost of participation in the trade mission.

October 21-25; SIAL trade show, Paris, France
This is one of the two largest food industry trade shows in the world and is held only every other year. In 2010 136,000+ buyers from 200 countries attended. There we will meet buyers who are specifically interested in your products. Grant funding is available to help offset part of the cost of participation in the trade mission.

For more information please contact Alan Di Stefano at: (775) 687-9912 or by e-mail at: adistefano@diversifynevada.com