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New Market Entry Activities Available for 2019!

by Sarah Larson | Sep 19, 2018


It’s time to start planning your export marketing strategy for 2019!  And we have a TON of great opportunities lined up for you all over the world, including new activities and markets that we’ve never visited before!

As usual we have a variety of Market Entry activities available for you to participate in including:


Food Show PLUS

Buyers Mission

Focused Trade Mission

Have you noticed that our Food Show PLUS™ pages have gotten an update recently? In an effort to keep improving our activities and resources we have made it easier than ever before to find the best Food Show PLUS!™ services to fit your needs

Food Show PLUS!™ can maximize your tradeshow success with a variety of services that you can mix and match to craft the best and most useful package for you and your business.  The standard services that our Food Show PLUS!™ package includes are:

  • Introductions to Qualified Buyers
  • Retail Tour
  • Targeted Invitations to Buyers
  • On-site Assistance from In-Market Representative
  • Market Briefing
  • Post-Show Lead Qualifications
  • Easy Online Registration
  • Activity Coordinator to Support the Event

In addition to our standard services we have some that are only available at specific tradeshows including:

  • Interpreter During Show Hours*
  • Marketing Material Translation to Local Language*
  • Store Checks*
  • Follow-Up Assistance*

*Note: Service available only at specific tradeshows, see tradeshow listing for details.  Additional fees apply. 

Below is a list of all the Food Show PLUS!™ we currently have available for registration on our website!  Several of our Food Show PLUS™ offerings come with Booth Space options! You can find those by looking for this icon in the main menu. 

Booth Icon

As in previous years we still have the World Map on the main page to allow you to search for activities by region.

Below is a list of all of the 2019 Food Show PLUS™ activities we currently have available for registration on our website!

Market IconBooth IconFood Show PLUS!™ at SMTS2019

Market IconBooth IconFood Show PLUS!™ at Gulfood2019

Market IconBooth IconFood Show PLUS!™ at CHFA West 2019

Market IconFood Show PLUS!™ at FOODEX JAPAN 2019

Market IconBooth IconFood Show PLUS!™ at ExpoANTAD & Alimentaria 2019

Market IconFood Show PLUS!™ at VIV Asia 2019

Market IconFood Show PLUS!™ at SIAL Canada 2019

Market IconFood Show PLUS!™ at SIAL China 2019

Market IconFood Show PLUS!™ at Seoul Food & Hotel 2019

Market IconFood Show PLUS!™ at Fine Food Australia 2019

Market IconFood Show PLUS!™ at Food Technology Summit & Expo 2019

Market IconFood Show PLUS!™ at Anuga 2019

Market IconFood Show PLUS!™ at 2019 China Fisheries Show

Market IconFood Show PLUS!™ at Food & Hotel China 2019

You can see a full list of ALL of our 2019 activities on our online 2019 Activity Calendar just used the colored dot system to find out which activities meet your industry and needs. 

In 2017 we had 1,220 Midwest and Northeast Companies that participated in our programs, resulting in:

  • Over 1.1 Billion in Actual Sales
  • Over 1.7 Billion in Projected Sales
  • Over 31,000 Connections with Foreign Buyers

We can’t wait to see what 2019 has in store!  Take a look at the NEW activities for 2019 we have available in markets and market segments that we have yet to explore below!

Focused Trade Mission to Philippines for Natural and Organic Products – Manila, Philippines – Jan 7 - 8

Focused Trade Mission to Thailand for Natural and Organic Products – Bangkok, Thailand – Jan 10 – 11

FTM - Philippines and Thailand

Food Show PLUS!™ at VIV Asia – Bangkok, Thailand – Mar 12 – 15

FSP - VIV Asia

Beer Ingredients Buyers Mission at Brew Expo 2019 – Denver, Colorado - April 9

BM - Beer

Food Show PLUS!™ at Fine Food Australia – Sydney, Australia – Sep 8 – 12

FSP - Fine Foods Australia

Focused Trade Mission to Peru – Lima, Peru – Sept 25 – 27
FTM - Peru

Focused Trade Mission to Mexico for Feed Ingredients – Guadalajara, Mexico – Oct 22 – 25
FTM - Mexico
Focused Trade Mission to Korea for New Lifestyle US Food Products – Seoul, South Korea – Nov 6 – 7

FTM - Korea

Have questions about an activity you are interested in?  Don’t hesitate to contact your Liaison today to discuss.

Food Export – Midwest

Enrique Rubio – IN, MN, ND, OH, OK
312.334.9229

Paul Sorenson – IL, KS, MI, SD
312-334-9217

Paul Weiss – IA, MO, NE, WI
312.334.9221

Food Export – Northeast

Bulat Hametov – CT, MA, ME RI, VT
215.599.9749

Deborah Ingravallo – NH, NJ, PA, NY, NJ
215.599.9747