Auto/Smart Mobility Newsletter for Exporters - Spring 2018

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Quarterly Newsletter - Spring 2018

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Upcoming Events

Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) China Business Development Conference: August 15-19, 2018, Shanghai, China

Learn about the Chinese vehicle customization market and meet potential Chinese distributors while exhibiting at the China Auto Salon. In addition, participants will visit vehicle customization shops in the Shanghai area, as well as, receive a market briefing from U.S. Commercial Service staff based in China. U.S. companies may be eligible for funding to put towards the trip’s costs through a U.S. Department of Commerce award. Contact for cost and more information. Register here 

PAACE Automechanika Mexico City: June 11-13, 2018, Mexico City, Mexico

This is a U.S. Department of Commerce-certified event considered to be one of the most important international trade shows for the automotive aftermarket industry in Latin America. With more than 500 exhibitors from across the globe and over 26,000 key decision makers, it is THE meeting point for industry professionals seeking new suppliers, information about the latest technology and analyzing product options.  Download the flyer for more information here

Aftermarket Trade Mission to Chile for light and heavy-duty vehicles!
August 21-22, 2018, Santiago, Chile

The International Trade Administration's U.S. Commercial Service is partnering with the Auto Care Association to present this cost-effective opportunity to gain firsthand market information, meet one-on-one with local aftermarket industry partners and distributors pre-screened to match your specific business objectives.  A portion of mission costs are offset through a U.S. Department of Commerce award making this a worthwhile, efficient business development investment. Expand your sales in Chile! Benefit from customized B2B matchmaking and events! Turn-key package includes all activities, B2B matchmaking, meals, hotel, local transport.  Full details at

ITS World Congress 2018: September 17-21, 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark

ITS World Congress offers delegates the opportunity to find out more about recent developments within ITS, attain the most current information, see the future of mobility and experience a variety of cutting-edge technologies. With the theme “ITS - Quality of Life”, the 25th ITS World Congress will look at how the industry as a whole can contribute to a higher quality of life by improving livability, making the surrounding environment greener and lowering congestion. Register today and secure your spot at the most important intelligent transport systems event in the industry. Early bird prices are only available for a limited time!  For more information, visit

Automotive Manufacturing Meetings Detroit:  October 16-18, 2018, Detroit, Michigan

Automotive Manufacturing Meetings Detroit offers a unique B2B platform based on pre-arranged meetings between buyers and sellers. This is the 2nd edition of this unique event is highly relevant to companies seeking new automotive supply chain sales in the US and globally. Learn more.

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Smart City Showcase

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U.S.-V4 Smart City Forum in Central Europe

Reaching Hungary, SlovakiaCzech Republic and Poland

Hosted in Budapest, Hungary, September 2018, and in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the U.S. Embassy’s U.S.-V4 SMART CITIES FORUM will focus on local government needs, market access, financing resources and challenges faced in implementing specific smart city initiatives.

U.S. solution providers for smart city developments have the opportunity to showcase their technology and approach as part of the program, and as panel presenters. The event will feature smart mobility, smart living and lifestyle, and smart buildings and construction. It will bring these technologies directly to local decision makers and users.  Expressions of interest must be received by June 15.

For more information, contact Éva Bősze U.S. Embassy Commercial Service at

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