Trade Shows/Missions & Educational Events

SAP&DC provides access to trade shows, trade missions, educational seminars and partner events through the partnership with the Pennsylvania Center for Trade Development, the PA Regional Export Network and local partners.

Each year, the Pennsylvania Center for Trade Development organizes international trade missions and trade shows around the world.  Participating in an international event allows companies to meet face-to-face with international business prospects. During the events, businesses may schedule individual appointments to discuss specific company’s needs and receive in-country assistance.

SAP&DC and export partners also host a variety of educational seminars throughout the year to offer local businesses the opportunity to enhance export knowledge and receive current information about export regulations.  

Trade Show Documents

  • Southern Alleghenies Bringing the World to Pennsylvania September 17, 2018
    Last updated: July 03 2018

    Don’t miss this opportunity, Bringing the World to PA presents an opportunity for Pennsylvania companies to meet one‐on‐one with Pennsylvania’s international Authorized Trade Representatives (ATRs) at a series of events held in 10 different locations across the state. Southern Alleghenies region event will take place on Monday, September 17, 2018 at the Omni Bedford Springs Resort, Bedford County. Bringing the World to PA will host 14 Authorized Trade Representatives covering over 46 countries and will provide companies the opportunity to meet individually and confidentially to discuss international business development. These Representatives can help PA companies with in-country trade assistance, provide market intelligence, identify overseas partners, and support in-country trade initiatives and much more!

  • Bauma 2019 Recruitment Flyer
    Last updated: May 22 2018

    Bauma 2019 - The 32nd edition of the World's Leading Trade Fair for Construction, Machinery, Building Material and Mining Machines, Construction Vehicles and Construction Equipment. Bauma gives exhibitors global market presence, allowing you to meet trade visitors and decision-makers from around the world. Bauma is the perfect place to prepare your business transactions and close deals, generate new business and tap international markets for your company. Pennsylvania is offering companies a cost effective way to participate in Bauma. Exhibiting with Pennsylvania's Office of International Business Development enables small- to medium-sized companies to make an impact at this prominent trade show without the high cost.

  • Gearing Up for Business Abroad
    Last updated: May 22 2018

    Learn what it takes to do business abroad including: • Understanding the Five Basic International Business Transactions • Financial Considerations for Overseas Operations • Negotiating & Drafting International Agency and Distribution Agreements • Drafting an Arbitration Clause for International Contracts: Do’s & Don’ts • The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods • Overview of the FCPA and International Anticorruption Laws • What You Need to Know About U.S. Antiboycott Laws

  • Appalachia USA MINExpo 2016 Exhibitors Guide
    Last updated: September 27 2016