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Group Trade Missions 2015-2016

 

BIO World Congress 2015

Montreal, Canada
July 19 – 22, 2015
 
The 2015 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing is expected to draw more than 1,200 high profile scientists, executives, investors and government officials to discuss trends in bio based products, partnerships and financing opportunities. This trade show will allow Illinois participants to showcase their latest technologies, bio based products and research, as well as receive ongoing logistical assistance, market research and support. Click here for additional information on this Mission.
 
Contact: Tom Hagle
Phone: (312) 814-4959
Email: Tom.Hagle@illinois.gov
 
 

Medical Chennai 2015

Chennai, India
August 1 – 3, 2015
 
Medical Fair Chennai is India’s premier hospital equipment expo, bringing the latest under one roof for the benefit of hospitals and physicians. This trade show will provide Illinois companies with an opportunity to showcase their products and services to professionals from around the globe. Click here for additional information on this Mission.
 
Contact: Terry LaRocca
Phone: (312) 814-6035
Email: Terry.LaRocca@illinois.gov
 
 

Aquatech 2015

New Delhi, India
August 11 – 13, 2015
 
India’s leading water technology event, Aquatech 2015 will showcase the latest products and innovations. Because of the great potential the Indian market offers to water technology companies, this show will attract leaders in the water industry from all across India and the world. The 2015 show is expected to attract approx. 7,000 visitors and decision makers, rendering this a prime opportunity for Illinois companies to showcase their products to the industry leaders from around the world. Click here for additional information on this Mission.
 
Contact: Terry LaRocca
Phone: (312) 814-6035
Email: Terry.LaRocca@illinois.gov
 
 

Australian International Mining Exhibition (AIMEX) 2015

Sydney, Australia
September 1 – 4, 2015
 
The Australian International Mining Exhibition (AIMEX) is the most important mining exhibition in Australia and the Asia Pacific region. AIMEX 2013 attracted 178 international exhibitors from 19 countries and nearly 13,000 visitors attended. As Australia is Illinois’ fifth largest export market, this Australian Mining Exhibition offers an excellent environment for Illinois companies to develop potential partnerships and business opportunities with related entities in this region. Click here for additional information on this Mission.
 
Contact: Terry LaRocca
Phone: (312) 814-6035
Email: Terry.LaRocca@illinois.gov
 
 

WATEC 2015

Tel Aviv, Israel
October 13 – 15, 2015
 
The 2015 WATEC Trade show is expected to be one of the leading water and environmental trade exhibitions in the world. The show will emphasize technologies that are the key to more efficient use of natural resources. The WATEC Trade show gives participants the unique opportunity to find partners for projects and business ventures discover technologies to address most pressing issues, raise your public profile and build on your brand image, and meet colleagues, solution providers, and potential customers.
 
Contact: Sam Ntum
Phone: 312.814.8480
Email: sam.ntum@illinois.gov
 
 

Eco Expo Asia 2015

Hong Kong, China
October 28 – 31, 2015
 
Celebrating its 10th edition this year, Eco Expo Asia is a preeminent trading platform in Asia for green businesses specializing in the Business-to-Government (B2G) and Business-to-Business sectors.  The 10th edition of Eco Expo Asia will feature a collection of the latest environmental protection technologies, services and products follow with its theme of “Embracing a Green and Sustainable Future”.
 
Contact: Zhigang Ren
Phone: 312.814.2335
Email: zhigang.ren@illinois.gov
 
 

MEDICA 2015

Dusseldorf, Germany
November 16 – 19, 2015
 
MEDICA is the world’s largest event for the medical sector. For more than 40 years, it has been firmly established on every expert’s calendar. Topics and target groups include electromedicine, medical technology, information and communications technology, physiotherapy, orthopedic equipment, disposables, commodities and consumer goods, laboratory equipment, and diagnostics.
 
Contact: Iwona Bochenska
Phone: 312.814.6029
Email: iwona.bochenska@illinois.gov
 
 

The Tanzania International Trade Exhibition and Matchmaking in Kenya 2015

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Nairobi, Kenya
Nov 16 – 22, 2015
 
As the one of the most significant trade events in the region the State of Illinois’ Group Trade mission to the Tanzania International Trade Exhibition linked with matchmaking events in Kenya gives companies unique access to markets within Tanzania and Kenya. Kenya, boasting the largest economy in the region, is the ideal location to develop connections to assist in developing business in the region. While The Tanzania International Trade Exhibition is the main international event for all trades in Tanzania; in 2015 the exhibition attracted over 6,800 business delegates and visitors from over 32 countries.
 
Contact: Sam Ntum
Phone: 312.814.8480
Email: sam.ntum@illinois.gov
 
 

Arab Health 2016

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
January 25 – 28, 2016
 
The Arab Health Exhibition and Congress is the region’s largest and world’s second largest healthcare congress and exhibition. The expansive event welcomes over 4,000 exhibitors and boasts over 93,500 visitors from the healthcare industry each year. This premier regional medical and healthcare trade fair brings together medical practitioners and healthcare professionals with leading manufacturers, dealers, and distributors to network and exchange best practices.
 
Contact: Sam Ntum
Phone: 312.814.8480
Email: sam.ntum@illinois.gov
 
 

Mobile World Congress 2016

Barcelona, Spain
February 22 – 25, 2016
 
The Mobile World Congress meets annually to provide the planet’s best venue for mobile industry networking, new business opportunities and deal-making. As a truly global experience, in 2015 it attracted participants from over 200 countries and 25 international organizations, including 69 Ministers and 76 heads of National Regulatory Authorities. With a history of the being a launching site for companies to announce new major devices, it is highly predicted that the 2016 Mobile World Congress will be a platform for numerous anticipated unveilings.
 
Contact: Iwona Bochenska
Phone: 312.814.6029
Email: iwona.bochenska@illinois.gov
 
 

Medical Japan 2016

Osaka, Japan
February 24 – 26, 2016
 
MEDICAL JAPAN is Japan’s first trade show that covers all products, services, and technologies in the areas of healthcare, clinical testing, diagnostics, and medicine. Active negotiations and consultations will take place at all times throughout the event. Exhibiting at MEDICAL JAPAN is the best way to enter the Japan market and expand your business in Japan.
 
Contact: Terry LaRocca
Phone: 312.814.6035
Email: terry.larocca@illinois.gov
 
 

Restaurants Canada 2016

Toronto, Canada
February 28 – March 1, 2016
 
The Restaurants Canada Show brings together thousands of foodservice industry professionals to see, sample, and buy new products and services – from food and beverage to equipment and technology. With a strong line-up of seminars, stage demos, and special events, the show also offers plenty of educational and networking opportunities. Proceeds from this important event help fund Restaurant Canada’s ongoing work to create a better business climate for foodservice operators. This is the biggest event of the year for Canada’s restaurant and foodservice industry, and you do not want to miss it!
 
Contact: Tom Hagle
Phone: 312.814.4959
Email: tom.hagle@illinois.gov
 
 

Asia Water 2016

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
April 6 – 8, 2016
 
Asia Water Expo and Conference has gained a global reputation of being Asia’s number one international water, wastewater and purification technology show. Aimed at strengthening the developments that are required in the water and waste water industries, this event brings forth the best that that the industry needs in order to excel and offers Illinois companies the opportunity to increase their brand exposure and develop long lasting relationships with industry experts in a region .
 
Contact: Terry LaRocca
Phone: 312.814.6035
Email: terry.larocca@illinois.gov
 
 

EXPOMIN 2016 

Santiago, Chile
April 25 – 29, 2016
 
Held only every two years in Santiago, Chile, EXPOMIN is the world’s largest mining trade show outside of the U.S. Since 1990 the show has grown continuously and the 1,641 exhibitors and 84,000 visitors who participated in the last exhibition in 2014 cement the event’s status as the most important mining event for Latin America. Each year the event acts as a business platform for those working in the Latin American mining industry, as well as an educational experience for those studying in pursuit of a career in the sector.
 
Contact: Tom Hagle
Phone: 312.814.4959
Email: tom.hagle@illinois.gov
 
 

Africa Health 2016 and Matchmaking in Lusaka, Zambia

Johannesburg, South Africa
April 27 – May 7, 2016
 
Africa Health is the continent’s largest healthcare exhibition and is the leading platform for the industry to meet, learn, and do business. The exhibition will attract more than 7,000 healthcare professionals and host 500 of the world’s leading healthcare suppliers, manufacturers, and service providers. Thousands of new healthcare products, equipment, and services will be showcased by the main players in the industry. Africa Health will provide an opportunity for you to see the latest technologies on display and test them out all under one roof.
 
Contact: Sam Ntum
Phone: 312.814.8480
Email: sam.ntum@illinois.gov
 
 

FABTECH Mexico 2016​

Mexico City, Mexico
May 3 – 5, 2016
 
FABTECH Mexico, co-located with AWS Weldmex, METALFORM Mexico, and COATech, continues to be the leading metal manufacturing event in Mexico and will bring together more than 575 exhibitors and cover 140,000 net square feet of show floor. Over 13,000 attendees from Mexico and South America will converge on the Centro Banamex to network, learn, and experience the latest innovations in the metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing industries.
 
Contact: Tom Hagle
Phone: 312.814.4959
Email: tom.hagle@illinois.gov
 
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