Buyers Missions

2024 Summer in the Cities Buyers Mission – Grand Rapids Stop

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Event Date
July 29—30, 2024
Grand Rapids, MI
Registration Deadline
Jun 28, 2024
Registration Price

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

Food Export-Midwest and Food Export-Northeast will be conducting the first Summer in the Cities Buyers Mission in Grand Rapids, Michigan! Position yourself and your products in front of pre-qualified, experienced international buyers who continue to seek the latest food trends and products from the United States.

This mission is a chance to meet with export professionals who can provide information about exporting and particular markets. Registration includes a networking opportunity.

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

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Inside Look at Summer in the Cities Buyers Mission
First Glimpse at Summer in the Cities Buyers Mission

Buyer Profiles

  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • China
  • Guatemala
  • Hong Kong
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Mexico
  • Morocco
  • Panama
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Spain
  • Taiwan
  • Vietnam

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Products of Interest

  • Breakfast Foods
  • Beverages (Alcoholic & Non-Alcoholic)
  • Savory & Sweet Snacks
  • Ready Meals
  • Oils & Fats
  • Nuts
  • Desserts & Confectionary
  • Dairy Products
  • Meat Products
  • Seafood
  • Condiments & Sauces,
  • Spices & Seasonings
  • Pasta, Grains, Rice Products
  • Pet Food & Care

Mission Itinerary

Only one session remaining! Register now to secure your spot.

Session 1: July 29 – Full Day of One-on-One Meetings – SOLD OUT!

Session 2: July 30 – Half Day of One-on-One Meetings (morning)

Health and Safety Information

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

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.

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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.

View Available Webinars

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.

Read about their latest successes

Export Success

Participants in 2019 Buyers Missions Reported:


1st Time Export Sales


New Distributorships Established


New Foreign Buyer Introductions

$164 Million

Projected Sales

$162 Million

Actual Sales