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Buyers Mission

Food Ingredients Buyers Mission at IFT First Annual Event and Expo

Event Date
Jul 10, 2022 – Jul 11, 2022
Location
Chicago, IL
Registration Deadline
Jun 01, 2022
Registration Price
$225.00
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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 Institute of Food Technologists will be hosting a Food Ingredients Buyers Mission at the upcoming 2022 IFT show. 

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 buyer from around the world in one place!

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

 

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

  • AUSTRALIA
  • COLOMBIA
  • DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
  • HONDURAS
  • JAPAN
  • MEXICO
  • NEW ZEALAND
  • SINGAPORE
  • SOUTH KOREA
  • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (3)
  • VIETNAM

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.

  • Food Ingredients


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) Fund Utilization
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 Utilization
$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!

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