TradeWinds ASEAN Forum & Trade Mission
Bangkok, Thailand | March 13-15, 2023
Join us in Bangkok, Thailand for the largest U.S. government-led trade mission and business development forum. Organized by the U.S. Commercial Service, Trade Winds will feature meetings with U.S. commercial diplomats from over 20 countries in Asia, exciting conference programming, and plenty of networking. The registration fee for the forum is $750 per attendee.
Qualified U.S. businesses may customize their experience with optional business-to-business matchmaking meetings with pre-screened buyers, agents, distributors, or joint-venture partners in Thailand (March 14) as well as Philippines, Vietnam and Singapore (March 9-10) and Indonesia and Malaysia (March 15-16). The registration fee for this option, which includes the business development forum and one mission stop, is $2,200 for the first company representative ($4,200 for companies with over 500 employees) and $500 for each additional company representative. The registration fee for each additional mission stop is $1,200.
About Trade Winds
Trade Winds is a multifaceted program designed to help companies achieve growth and exposure in specific markets or regions around the world. All companies participate in the Trade Winds Forum which includes a business conference, meetings with U.S. commercial diplomats from the region, networking opportunities, two receptions, and a sponsor exhibition. The average Trade Winds Forum attracts over 300 attendees and is the main gathering for all registered individuals.
U.S. Exporting businesses may customize their experience with optional business-to-business matchmaking meetings with pre-screened buyers, agents, distributors or joint-venture partners in the host country as well as additional mission stop markets.
Why Attend Trade Winds?
Trade Winds participants have extraordinary access to experienced industry professionals and government experts. When your company joins a Trade Winds Mission, you’ll have the opportunity to:
Meet One on One with In-Country U.S. Commercial Diplomats
The U.S. Commercial Service has senior diplomats posted in more than 80 U.S. embassies and consulates around the world. Trade Winds offers the opportunity for attending companies and organizations to meet with these diplomats to understand market-specific trends and opportunities. These diplomats work on the ground every day in your target markets, so their personalized advice can be crucial as you finalize your export strategy.
Explore Best Industry Prospects
Our Commercial Specialists will identify the best industry prospects for each Trade Winds market to help you decide if a specific market is right for your product or service.
Make New Connections
Learn how to increase profits and overcome barriers in regions around the world. Network with the region’s leading industry and government officials and experienced U.S. and global companies.