Buyers Missions

Beer, Wine and Spirits Buyers Mission at National Restaurant Association Show

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Food Export Buyers Missions are Unique, Curated Experiences that Maximize Your Time and Investment

Food Export-Midwest in partnership with the National Restaurant Association (NRA) will be hosting a Beer, Wine, and Spirits Buyers Mission at National Restaurant Association Show 2023.

You’ll meet with pre-qualified buyers from around the world in pre-arranged, one-on-one meetings right here in the U.S., generate new sales leads, and build relationships with key industry players! It’s the perfect low-cost opportunity to meet qualified buyers from around the world in one place!

Register early as meeting slots are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

Note: You must have a National Restaurant Association Show badge to participate in this Buyers Mission.

 

Health and Safety Information

For information about health and safety at this event, please refer to our Health and Safety FAQ page.

Inside Look at a Food Export Buyers Mission

Buyer Profiles

Meet buyers from the following countries

  • CHILE
  • CHINA
  • COLOMBIA
  • COSTA RICA
  • DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
  • EL SALVADOR
  • HONG KONG
  • TURKEY

Download Buyer Profiles

Products of Interest

This is your opportunity to develop and expand your business with international buyers who have expressed interest in a variety of U.S. products.

  • Beer
  • Wine
  • Spirits

Preparation Assistance

Export Essentials Online

Whether you’re new to exporting or need to refresh your skills, this free online training course provides a comprehensive, flexible approach to learning the fundamentals and logistics of exporting.

Complimentary Webinars

Our educational webinars provide up-to-date exporter intelligence regarding specific markets, logistics, trade financing, documentation, how to meet and follow-up with international buyers, and much more.

Success Stories

Every year, hundreds of U.S. suppliers participate in Food Export-Midwest and Food Export-Northeast Buyers Missions to generate new export sales and establish new distributorships.

Export Success

Participants in 2019 Buyers Missions Reported:

Market Access Program (MAP) Funding

487

1st Time Export Sales

New Distributorships Established

2,670

New Distributorships Established

New Foreign Buyer Contacts

5,265

New Foreign Buyer Introductions

Agricultural Trade Promotion Program (ATP) Fund

$164 Million

Projected Sales

Over $100k in New Export Sales

$162 Million

Actual Sales

Branded Program

Double Your International Marketing Budget

With the Branded Program, you may be eligible for up to 50% reimbursement on:

  • Promotions and product demonstrations
  • Advertising
  • Foreign market compliant packaging/labeling
  • Marketing and point-of-sale materials
  • And much more!