Export Advisory Services
AWEA WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition supplies wind energy companies and professionals with unrivaled networking, top-tier education, and direct access to products, services, and solutions that drive this industry forward, strengthen professional relationships, and foster lasting bonds. Each year, the event refocuses to address attendees’ specific needs, and to become the ultimate source to find business solutions.
As a benefit to our AWEA Business Members who are currently doing business, or who are planning to do business internationally, AWEA has developed Export Advisory Services, a comprehensive program to 1) assist businesses with foreign opportunities, 2) enlighten them to developments occurring in new and emerging markets, and 3) provide them with access to federal agencies that will help successfully venture into new markets.
The Export Advisory Services program consists of five elements:
1. WINDPOWER Educational Program’s International Track -- On Monday, May 6, the WINDPOWER educational program will include an International Track consisting of two internationally-focused sessions:
International Wind Energy Update: Join leading wind energy authorities from around the world as they provide valuable information regarding wind energy growth and market expansion in Asia, Latin America, Canada, and Europe. This multidimensional session offers insight on wind energy development and drivers, current statistics for major markets, and international policy updates that can prepare companies for business expansion outside the U.S. (Monday, May 6 from 10:15am – 11:45am)
Emerging Markets: Finding New Opportunities for Your Business: Expanding wind energy business into additional markets offers both opportunities and challenges. Explore several new markets with high wind energy growth potential, including Latin America (Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, etc.), North America (specifically Mexico), South and East Asia (China, Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, etc.), and specific markets in the Middle East and Africa. Obtain a comprehensive review of these markets then dive deeper into what success factors are need to establish a firm market share. (Monday, May 6 from 2:25pm – 4:15pm)
2. International Spotlight Sessions -- As part of the WINDPOWER 2013 educational program, these International Spotlight Sessions will enlighten you to specific countries within the Asian and Latin American markets that have exporting opportunities for your products and services. Sessions will be held inside the International Solutions Center located in Exhibit Hall A on Tuesday, May 7 (see times below):
* Exporting to Asia-Pacific Markets: 2:30pm – 3:15pm -- Learn about the opportunities that currently exist for wind power in the Asia-Pacific Markets including the policies that are fostering growth in this region.
* Exporting to Latin American Markets: 3:30pm – 4:15pm -- Learn about the opportunities that currently exist for wind power in the Latin American Markets including the policies that are fostering growth in this region.
Export Advisory Services Session -- AWEA has partnered with U.S. Department of Commerce, Export-Import Bank of the United States, and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation to help your businesses successfully venture into markets outside the U.S. These valuable and informative sessions will be held in the International Solutions Center located in Exhibit Hall A on Tuesday, May 7 (see times below):
* Learn to Navigate the U.S. Wind Energy market Effectively 10:30am – 11:30am
* Export Advisory Services: 1:00pm – 2:00pm (and again on Wednesday, May 8, 10:30am – 11:30am) -- If you are interested in expanding your business beyond the United States, come hear about various government services from the Export-Inport Bank, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, the U.S. Department of Commerce, and the International Finance Corporation that can help your company gain a larger market share globally.
3. Export Advisory Services -- Meetings One-to-One Meetings! Let us help you set meetings with representatives from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Export-Import Bank of the United States, and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation to determine what assistance you need and what is available to you. If you would like to schedule a meeting with one or more of these agencies, please contact Ms. Amna Khan by phone at 202-383-2523 or via email at email@example.com.
4. International Buyers Program -- AWEA is working with the U.S. Department of Commerce to bring delegations of international buyers interested in U.S. products and services into the country. If your company/organization is interested in meeting with these delegates, please contact Mike Swinburne by phone at 202-383-2502 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
5. International Business Reception -- Monday, May 6 from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm in the International Solutions Center. Join global players in the wind industry, international trade and investment groups, and members of the AWEA Board and Senior Management team at this exclusive reception. Organized by multiple foreign trade commissions and World Business Chicago, the International Business Reception is the premier place to network with the show's internationally-focused audience. For more information and registration, please visit gaccom.org/en/windpower.or contact Ms. Amna Khan at email@example.com.