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Export Green Trade Mission II: Energy & Environment

Sunday, April 22, 2012 - 8:00am
Friday, April 27, 2012 - 6:00pm
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Export Green Trade Mission II: Energy & Environment

April 22 - 27, 2012
Sao Paulo, Recife, Rio de Janeiro
Brazil

  • Trade Mission details:

TRAVEL: Participants are responsible for making their own flight and hotel arrangements.
VISAS: Please note that visas are required for travel to Brazil. Requests for visas should be done through the Brazilian Consulate General. Visa support letters will be issued to the participating companies. 

  • Preliminary Agendas:

Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro

Sao Paulo and Recife

Solar Program

The Brazil-U.S. Business Council, in cooperation with the National Chamber Foundation, TradeRoots, and the International Trade Administration is pleased to invite U.S. companies to participate in this trade mission. This will be a great opportunity for companies in the energy and environment sectors interested in identifying new prospects and expand their business activities to the Brazilian market. This multi-faceted event will offer a combination of one-on-one matchmaking arranged by the Department of Commerce professionals in Brazil; networking opportunities with selected companies based on the profile of companies on the mission, and meetings with key industry associations in the cities visited.

Why Brazil? 

  • Brazil’s energy consumption grew by nearly 8% last year and will continue to grow with Brazil’s economy in the near future
  • Renewable resources power over 85% of Brazil’s electricity supply 
  • Renewable sources, such as biomass, small-scale hydropower and wind power will triple supply by 2020
  • Brazil has invested $204 million of federal stimulus grant money in smart grid development 

Two options for participation:

  •  OPTION 1:  Gold Key Package    Delegation fee: $1,300
                         São Paulo, April 22-25, 2012

                        *  Delegation fee - First company representative : $1,300
                        *  Delegation fee - Second company representative : $1,000

Package includes:

* Country briefing by U.S. Embassy official in São Paulo;
* Gold Key Service: pre-scheduled one-on-one appointments with pre-qualified Brazilian companies interested in your company’s products/services; 
* Meetings and networking opportunities with Brazilian business associations and the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) São Paulo; 
* Complete translation services provided, and 
* Ground transportation in country to all official mission events, originating at the official mission hotel.

  •  OPTION 2:  Gold Key Plus Package 
                        São Paulo & Recife/Rio de Janeiro*, April 22-27
                         * Company destination will be defined during application process

                         *  Delegation fee - First company representative: $1,800
                         *  Delegation fee - Second company representative : $1,500

Package includes:

* Country briefing by U.S. Embassy official in São Paulo; 
* Optional cities: Recife or Rio de Janeiro. Company destination will be defined during application process; 
* Gold Key Service in São Paulo with personalized matchmaking in Recife or Rio de Janeiro; 
* Business meetings and networking opportunities with Brazilian business associations and American Chambers of Commerce (AmChams); 
* Roundtable discussion on energy and environment in Brazil; 
* Complete translation services provided, and
* Ground transportation in country to all official mission events, originating at the official mission hotel.

Who should join? 

  • Energy: Companies involved with renewable energy; energy efficiency; hydroelectric; smart grid; products related to grid efficiency, energy consumption, or distribution; among others;
  • Environment: Brownfields; recycling; solid waste management; water and wastewater treatment; construction ;
  • Others: IT solutions; transportation; logistics.

Getting to know the state of Pernambuco:

  The state of Pernambuco is located in the Northeast region of Brazil. 

  Capital: Recife

  Area : Total 98,311.616 km2 (37,958.3 sq mi)

  Population: 8,796,032 million

  GDP: US $40 billion (2008)

  Site of major investments including petrochemical plant, nuclear power plant, and refinery.
 

  Learn more about  the Energy & Enviornment  sector and opportunities in Brazil: 

   Opportunties in the Northeast : Pernambuco

   The renewable energy sector in Brazil

   Brazil Soars in Clean Energy Rankings, by Robin Yapp, Renewable Energy World

If you have any questions or would like to Get Involved,  please contact Luciana Rocha-Goldman at (202) 463-5496.

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If you would like to become a partner on the Export Green Trade Mission II, please contact Luciana Rocha-Goldman at (202)463-5496 for details.