The International Trade Council (ITC) has been instrumental in organizing trade missions that have significantly benefited companies seeking to expand their global footprint. These missions have facilitated the meeting of potential partners in foreign markets, fostering connections and enabling collaborations across borders.

Through targeted market research, curated networking events, and one-on-one meetings, the ITC has successfully helped numerous companies establish relationships with foreign partners, leading to the growth of their international presence and the development of mutually beneficial trade partnerships.

Why Attend a Trade Mission?

  • Opportunity to explore new markets: Trade missions allow you to visit foreign markets and explore potential business opportunities that may not have been otherwise accessible to you - and you don't have to do it alone!
  • Networking opportunities: Trade missions involve a customized agenda for each attendee, alongside pre-scheduled meetings with local business leaders, government officials, and other professionals, providing you with a chance to make valuable connections that could lead to future partnerships or collaborations.
  • Exposure to local culture and customs: Attending a trade mission gives you the chance to immerse yourself in the local culture and learn about the customs and traditions of the countries you're visiting. This knowledge can be invaluable when conducting business in foreign markets.
  • Gain insight into local business practices: By meeting with local businesses and professionals, you can gain valuable insight into the local business practices and customs, which can help you tailor your approach to the market.
  • Access to trade experts: Trade missions feature experts in various industries, providing you with the opportunity to learn from experienced professionals and gain insights into the market.
  • Potential to showcase your products or services: Trade missions include opportunities to showcase your products or services to potential customers or partners, which can lead to new business opportunities.
  • Enhance your international profile: By attending a trade mission, you can enhance your international profile and reputation, which can be valuable when seeking new business opportunities in the future.