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2017 Midwest Buyers Mission: Minneapolis, MN

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Jul 31, 2017 - Jul 31, 2017

Location: Minneapolis, MN

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Connect and Drive Sales
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. Register early as meeting slots are scheduled on a first come, first served basis. It’s the perfect low-cost opportunity to meet buyers from established and emerging markets in one place!

Exporter Education & Market Insights From On-the-Ground Experts
Additionally, Food Export In-Market Representatives from China, Europe, Hong Kong, South America and Southeast Asia will be on hand to meet one-on-one to answer questions and assist with market specific insight. Food Export Helpline™ Counselor Dennis Lynch will be available for one-on-one meetings as well. These local marketing experts provide on-the-ground help and can help you:

  • Learn how to be competitive when entering and remaining in a market
  • Gain insights into emerging market trends
  • Find the right buyer for your product in specific market segments
  • Get your product and promotion plans market ready
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Registration Deadline:
Early Registration Deadline: June 2, 2017 - $250
Registration Deadline: June 23, 2017 - $300

This low cost includes up to 10 one-on-one meetings with buyers, the option to meet with all In-Market Representatives and the Food Export Helpline™ Counselor for two company representatives and a networking lunch session for one company representative. Additional lunch tickets can be purchased for $75 each. View event location information.

Choose from Three Dates and Locations
July 31, 2017 - Minneapolis, MN 
August 2, 2017 - Madison, WI
August 3, 2017 - Chicago, IL

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

  • Retail and food service products
  • Private label
  • Fresh/organic/healthy
  • Sweet & savory snacks
  • Frozen/chilled products
  • Specialty/gourmet

Be Prepared. Take Advantage of our Complimentary Webinars
We offer a series of educational webinars. Webinars provide up to date exporter intelligence for companies regarding specific markets, logistics, trade financing, documentation, how to meet and follow-up with foreign buyers and much more. View available webinars.

Food Export Helpline™
Even the most experienced exporters have questions from time to time. Whether you are new or a seasoned exporter take advantage of 1-1 support through the Food Export Helpline™. Learn more.

Export Success!
Participants in the 2016 Activity Reported:

Actual
Export Sales
$11.3 Million
Projected
Export Sales
$16.4 Million
First-Time Export
Sales to a New Market
231
Buyer/Seller
Introductions
842
Distributorships
Established
773
Companies with >20%
Sales Increase
115

Branded Programs

Double your international marketing dollars with the Branded Program. You may be eligible for up to 50% reimbursement on exhibition fees, advertising and much more. Learn more

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