Bringing the World to PA!

World Trade Center Harrisburg

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 03/19/2024
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location
Keystone Building

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Mark Your Calendars!

“Bringing the World to Pennsylvania”

March 19, 2024
Commonwealth Keystone Building
Harrisburg, PA

 

Together with the Office of International Business Development, we are hosting the representatives from Pennsylvania’s 13 overseas trade offices for our annual “Bringing the World to PA” event.

Companies from the southcentral region will have the opportunity to schedule individual appointments with the trade office representatives and discuss international business expansion.

Additional networking opportunities are available during the luncheon program.

Meeting with the Reps


Meetings with the Authorized Trade Representatives will take place in the morning (beginning at 9:00 AM with a light breakfast and meetings starting at 9:30, ending at 11:30 AM) and in the afternoon (beginning at 1:30 PM, ending at 5:00 PM). Each appointment is 30 minutes long.  A luncheon program is scheduled from 11:45 AM to 1:15 PM.

Please know that meetings are arranged on a first come, first serve basis and that you can always arrange to schedule a virtual meeting for another time.

Participating Overseas Trade Offices:

Australia & New ZealandTrade Rep Meetings

Canada 

Central & Eastern Europe
(includes Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine)

• China

Germany
(includes Germany, Italy, Austria, Switzerland)

 India 

Korea

Mexico 

Middle East Regional Office
(includes Egypt, Greece, Israetrade rep meetingsl, Jordan, Turkey)

Netherlands and Belgium 

• Singapore
(includes Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam)

Taiwan 

United Kingdom
(includes Ireland, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom)

 

Free Services Provided by the PA Overseas Trade Offices Include:

• Market and competitive intelligence
• Identification of overseas partners, agents or distributors; pre-screened per company’s criteria.
• Regulatory information on products, tariffs, and duty rates
• Foreign company background checks to ensure legitimacy
• Logistical issues such as in-country transportation and arrangement of appointments with potential customers or distributors
• Trade show support
• And more!

Agenda

9:00 AM: Morning Registration & Meetings with Trade Representatives               

11:45 PM: Luncheon Presentation & Buffet Lunch with Trade Representatives

1:30 PM: Afternoon Registration & Meetings with Trade Representatives

 

Luncheon Program

Enjoy a buffet style lunch from 11:45 am to 1:15 pm and network with
the overseas trade office representatives, local companies and our event sponsors and exhibitors

Luncheon Presentation
To Be Determined

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Sponsors

“Bringing the World to PA!” is funded in part by DCED’s Office of International Business Development

DCED-Hori-Preferred


Sponsor opportunities are available: 
BTW2PA – 2024 – Sponsor and Exhibitor Form


 

Registration Information:

Please read this carefully…

  • Early registration is recommended since the limited one-on-one meetings are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is required.
  • Manufacturers and service firms from the following counties are invited to attend: Adams, Berks, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, and York.
  • Please complete the meeting request form and list the offices you wish to meet with in order of importance, and note if you have a morning or afternoon appointment preference.

Meeting Request Form – BTW2PA 2024

Bookings

Tickets

Ticket Type Price Spaces
Appointments Only
Cost per person includes unlimited appointments and light refreshments
$0.00
Full Day - WTC Member Rate
Cost per person includes unlimited appointments, refreshments, buffet luncheon program with trade representatives and keynote presentation
$35.00
Full Day WTC Non-Member Rate
Cost per person includes unlimited appointments, refreshments, buffet luncheon program with trade representatives and keynote presentation
$50.00
Lunch Only - WTC Member Rate
Includes buffet luncheon program with trade representatives and keynote presentation
$35.00
Lunch Only - WTC Non-Member Rate
Includes 2 complimentary tickets, exhibit space, refreshements, buffet luncheon program with trade representatives and keynote presentation
$50.00
Exhibit Space
Includes 2 complimentary tickets, exhibit space and buffet luncheon program with trade representatives and keynote presentation
$250.00
Bronze Level Sponsor
Includes 2 complimentary tickets, exhibit space, company promotion (see exhibit form) buffet luncheon program with trade representatives and keynote presentation
$500.00
Silver Sponsor
Includes 4 complimentary tickets, exhibit space, company promotion (see exhibit form) buffet luncheon program with trade representatives and keynote presentation
$1,000.00
Gold Sponsor
cludes 8 complimentary tickets, exhibit space, company promotion (see exhibit form) buffet luncheon program with trade representatives and keynote presentation
$2,000.00

Registration Information