Trade Events

International trade shows, trade missions, and state sponsored sales trips provide Missouri businesses opportunities to showcase their products and develop relationships with potential customers. You will benefit from the expertise of our trade consultants who will help you select the right events to attend and prepare you to get good results.

Missouri’s Global Market Access Program can provide reimbursement to qualified businesses for a portion of the costs associated with these events.

Dates Name of Event Venue Description
Sep 16, 2021 – Sep 24, 2021 Asia EDGE Business Development Mission to Southeast Asia Trade Mission

ITA is organizing an executive-led Business Development Mission to Southeast Asia, with stops in Indonesia (Jakarta) and Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi) and an optional program in Thailand (Bangkok). This trade mission will be the first organized under the Asia Enhancing Development and Economic Growth through Energy (Asia EDGE) initiative. 

Sep 21, 2021 – Sep 23, 2021 EXIM 2021 Virtual Annual Conference Virtual

The EXIM Annual Conference is the premier opportunity to hear from talented speakers, network with peers, EXIM staff, and potential buyers, and learn about EXIM’s product enhancements and new tools to help your business export “Made-in-the-USA” around the world. 

Sep 23, 2021 Go Global KC 2021 Lee's Summit, MO

Go Global KC is the World Trade Center - Kansas City's premier annual event promoting Kansas City's vibrant international trade economy. This year’s theme will focus on global supply chain disruptions, lessons learned, and outlooks for the future. 

Sep 24, 2021 Growing Global 2021 Virtual

Global leadership during a pandemic is unchartered territory for any CEO of our time. However, with St. Louis’s own Arnold Donald at the helm, Carnival, the largest cruise line in the world, appears to have set sail for calmer waters. Demonstrating remarkable resilience and financial fortitude, the company has emerged from the COVID-19 crisis perhaps, stronger than ever. 

Sep 29, 2021 Doing Business in Hong Kong Virtual

Hong Kong serves as the perfect launching platform into Mainland China and Asia.   Join this webinar to learn more about Hong Kong market opportunities and entry strategies, key economic indicators and best practices for doing business in Hong Kong. 

Oct 12, 2021 – Oct 14, 2021 ASPSS 2021 St. Charles, Missouri

Aerospace Special Processes Suppliers Summit (ASPSS) is a matchmaking event dedicated to surface treatment and finishing capabilities for aerospace manufacturing. The event focuses on chemical processes, heat treatment, materials testing, surface enhancement and related services.

Oct 21, 2021 – Oct 29, 2021 Environmental Technologies Trade Mission to Latin America Virtual Trade Mission

The Environmental Technologies Virtual Summit centered in Mexico City for all participants, complemented by optional spin-off visits to Ecuador (focused on the Solid Waste and Recycling subsector) and Peru (focused on the Water/Wastewater Technologies and Solid Waste and Recycling subsectors). 

Oct 24, 2021 – Oct 28, 2021 Digital Transformation Trade Mission to the Gulf Region Trade Mission

ITA is leading a Digital Transformation Business Development Mission to the GCC countries of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Qatar, with an optional stop in the UAE on October 21, 2021.

Oct 24, 2021 – Oct 29, 2021 Caribbean Region Trade Mission and Business Conference Bridgetown, Barbados

Hosted in Bridgetown, Barbados, the conference will offer region-specific sessions for fourteen markets in the Caribbean: The Bahamas, Barbados and Eastern Caribbean, Dominican Republic, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago.

Nov 2, 2021 – Nov 4, 2021 Mid-America Trade Summit Virtual

The Summit provides a unique opportunity to bring together top exporters, global trade leaders and trade assistance providers from across Mid-America.

Nov 8, 2021 – Nov 12, 2021 Cyber Security Business Development Mission to India Trade Mission

ITA is organizing a Cyber Security Business Development Mission to New Delhi and Mumbai, India, along with optional stops in Bangalore or Hyderabad, India. 

Dec 5, 2021 – Dec 10, 2021 South America Trade Mission and Business Conference Sao Paulo, Brazil

Hosted in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the conference will offer region-specific sessions in eleven South America markets: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname and Uruguay.

Apr 4, 2022 – Apr 8, 2022 Cybersecurity Business Development Mission to South America Trade Mission

ITA is organizing a Cybersecurity Business Development Mission to Santiago, Chile; Montevideo, Uruguay; and Lima, Peru, April 4-8, 2022, along with an optional stop in Buenos Aires, Argentina on April 11, 2022. 

Jun 20, 2022 – Jun 23, 2022 Financial Innovation Partnership Trade Mission to the United Kingdom Trade Mission

ITA is organizing a financial services trade mission to the United Kingdom in conjunction with the United States - United Kingdom Financial Innovation Partnership Initiative.