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 State Trade and Export Promotion Program and 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
Jul 10, 2022 – Jul 11, 2022 Food Ingredients Buyers Mission at IFT Chicago, IL

Food Export-Midwest in partnership with the Institute of Food Technologies will host a Food Ingredients Buyers Mission at upcoming IFT show.  This is an opportunity to develop and expand your business with international buyers from around the world. 

Jul 21, 2022 "Show Me" Missouri Healthcare Technology & Medical Equipment Exports Virtual

Presenters from the International Trade Administration's Industry & Analysis will give high level overview. CS-Brazil and Missouri's International Trade Offices in Canada & Japan will provide briefing on trends and opportunities. 

Jul 22, 2022 Missouri River Terminal Project is a Game Changer for Kansas City Kansas City, MO

The International Trade Council of Greater Kansas City invites you to learn more about the advantages of Port KC's forthcoming Missouri River Terminal from guest speaker Mr. Richard Grenville, Vice President of Multimodal Logistics. 

Jul 27, 2022 – Jul 29, 2022 FIME Miami, FL

The Florida International Medical Exposition (FIME) is the largest medical trade fair in the Americas focused on bringing together medical device and equipment manufacturers and the distributors they are looking for to help them enter or expand into markets in the United States and Latin America. 

Aug 4, 2022 "Show Me" Missouri Advanced Manufacturing Exports: Featuring Aerospace & Automotive Industries Virtual

Presenters from the International Trade Administration's Industry & Analysis will give high level overview. CS-Mexico and Missouri's International Trade Offices in Germany and Singapore will provide briefing on trends and opportunities. 

Aug 9, 2022 – Aug 11, 2022 Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) Training Columbia, MO

The NASBITE CGBP credential confirms knowledge in international trade and assures that individuals who are certified are able to practice global business at the professional level required for today's competitive environment. 

Aug 21, 2022 – Aug 26, 2022 Central America Trade Mission Guatemala City, Guatemala

The 2022 Trade Americas, Central America Trade Mission and Business Conference program offers U.S. companies the opportunity to explore six markets in the Central America Region: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Panama.

Aug 22, 2022 – Aug 25, 2022 Super Zoo Las Vegas, NV

Super Zoo is North America's largest pet retail event.  

Sep 5, 2022 – Sep 8, 2022 Food Show PLUS - Fine Food Australia Melbourne, Australia

Fine Food Australia is the country's leading trade exhibition, and has been connecting buyers and sellers within the food service, hospitality and retail industries for 36 years.   Join Food Export at the show and take advantage of their Food Show PLUS services. 

Sep 7, 2022 – Sep 8, 2022 Trade Mission to Toronto for Specialty & Natural Products Toronto, Canada

Join Food Export on trade mission to Canada with one-on-one meetings with qualified buyers and market briefing by local USDA, Foreign Agricultural Service.   Products of Interest:  Food preparations & ingredients; snack foods; non-alcoholic beverages; chocolate & confectionery; dog & cat food; pasta & processed cereals; prepared/preserved meats; and condiments & sauces, jams & jellies. 

Sep 12, 2022 – Sep 17, 2022 IMTS Chicago, IL

IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show, is where the creators, the builders, the sellers, and the drivers of manufacturing technology come to connect and be inspired. Industry professionals from around the globe will visit IMTS to discover the latest innovations in digital and traditional manufacturing, experience more than 15,000 new machining technologies, and find processes that will help solve their manufacturing challenges and improve efficiency.

Sep 18, 2022 Bakery Ingredients Buyers Mission at IBIE Las Vegas, NV

Food Export-Midwest will host a Bakery Ingredients Buyers Mission at the IBIE show.  This is an opportunity to develop and expand your business with international buyers from around the world. 

Sep 19, 2022 – Sep 23, 2022 India Aerospace Trade Mission New Delhi and Hyderabad, India

The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA), is organizing an Aerospace Trade Mission to New Delhi and Hyderabad, India, September 19-23, 2022, along with optional stops in Bangalore or Mumbai, India.  The purpose of the mission is to introduce U.S. companies to India’s aerospace ecosystem and assist delegate companies with finding business partners and exporting their products and services to the region. 

Sep 19, 2022 – Sep 23, 2022 Healthcare Trade Mission to Southeast Asia Thailand, Vietnam and Malaysia

This senior government official-led mission will assist U.S. health sector exporters to build opportunities to build industry contacts and increase export sales to Southeast Asia. 

Sep 20, 2022 – Sep 22, 2022 Discover Global Markets: The Blue Economy Providence, RI

Join Discover Global Markets business development forum focusing on the highly integrated marine economy that encompasses manufacturing and research.  Gain market insights from industry experts based at US Embassies and participate in matchmaking meetings with buyers, distributors, government officials and potential partners. 

Sep 28, 2022 – Sep 29, 2022 Food Show PLUS - Food Tech Summit & Expo Mexico City, Mexico

Food Tech Summit & Expo is the leading expo of the food & beverage industry in LATAM, with a global scope.  Join Food Export at the show and take advantage of their Food Show PLUS services.  

Sep 28, 2022 – Sep 29, 2022 Natural Products Buyers Mission at Natural Products Expo East Philadelphia, PA

Food Export-Northeast will host a Natural Products Buyers Mission at Natural Products Expo East.  This is your opportunity to develop and expand your business with international buyers from around the world. 

Oct 17, 2022 – Oct 21, 2022 Advanced Manufacturing Trade Mission Indonesia, Singapore & Japan

This mission will assist US producers of advanced manufacturing products and systems to identify export opportunities in Indonesia, Singapore & Japan. The mission will visit Jakarta, Indonesia; Batam, Indonesia; and Singapore, along with an optional stop in Tokyo, Japan. 

Oct 19, 2022 – Oct 21, 2022 Food Show PLUS - FIGAP Guadalajara, Mexico

FIGAP is one of the most important International Agricultural Fairs in Latin America with visitors and exhibitors from more than 40 different countries. Join Food Export at the show and take advantage of their Food Show PLUS services. 

Oct 23, 2022 – Oct 28, 2022 Caribbean Trade Mission and Business Conference Miami, FL

The 2022 Trade Americas, Caribbean Region Trade Mission and Business Conference program offers U.S. companies the opportunity to explore fourteen markets in the Caribbean Region: The Bahamas, Barbados and Eastern Caribbean, Dominican Republic, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago.

Oct 30, 2022 – Nov 5, 2022 Women in Tech Trade Mission to Europe France, Netherlands and Portugal

This Trade Mission will provide potential opportunities for participants to access European regional markets and increase U.S. exports to the European Union by connecting them to pre-screened business prospects.  The focus of the Trade Mission is on the tech industry, specifically the information and communication technology (ICT) sector and related subsectors. 

Nov 1, 2022 – Nov 2, 2022 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 1, 2022 – Nov 2, 2022 Food Ingredients Buyers Mission at SupplySide West Las Vegas, NV

Food Export-Midwest will host a Food Ingredients Buyers Mission at SupplySide West.  This is your opportunity to develop and expand your business with international buyers from around the world. 

Nov 13, 2022 – Nov 14, 2022 Private Label Buyers Mission at PLMA Show Rosemont, IL

Food Export-Midwest in partnership with the Private Label Manufacturers Association will host a Private Label Buyers Mission at the PLMA Show. This is your opportunity to develop and expand your business with international buyers from around the world. 

Nov 23, 2022 – Nov 26, 2022 Food Show PLUS - Seoul International Cafe Show Seoul, South Korea

The Seoul International Cafe Show is considered to be Asia's #1 coffee event.  Join Food Export at the show and take advantage of their Food Show PLUS services.