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Upcoming Events

Jan. - June: Export Training Seminars

In the last four years, the Export Finance Assistance Center of Washington (EFACW) provided training seminars as part of the State Trade Export and Promotion (STEP) Grant on introductory government guaranteed export finance programs, export compliance and commercial letters of credit training seminars around Washington State. In 2017, EFACW will continue on providing more introductory export related training seminars around the state on the following topics: International Banking and Incoterms, Export Compliance, NAFTA and the 3 Free Trade Agreements, Harmonized Tariff System/ Schedule B Classification, and International Documentation (all trainings are eligible for NASBITE-CGBP re-certification CEU’s). All trainings are facilitated by Mike Allocca, a nationally recognized speaker on such topics. For registration and more information visit

Jan. 30 - Feb. 2: Arab Health

Over 100,000 participants from 160+ countries attend Arab Health in Dubai. The show focuses on medical and pharmaceutical industry products. Learn more...

Feb. 27 - Mar. 2: Mobile World Congress

Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry, is held in Barcelona. Washington ICT companies have the opportunity to co-exhibit with the state, saving exhibiting costs while putting your business in front of tens of thousands of potential partners and companies. Learn more...

Mar. 14 - 16: JEC World Composite Show

Washington and its composite businesses will be at this show, the largest composite industry show in the world to meet with prospective customers, companies and investors. Learn more...

Apr. 4 - 6: Aircraft Interiors Expo - Hamburg

Aircraft Interiors Expo is the world’s leading event for airlines and the supply chain looking to source the latest innovations, technologies and products for the cabin interiors, in-flight entertainment and passenger comfort industries. Learn more...

Apr. 4 - 6: Aeromart Montreal

Aeromart Montreal is the most prominent aerospace supply chain event in Canada, designed specifically for OEMs and Tier 1s to connect with manufacturers and other potential business partners. Learn more...

Apr. 6 - 8: Medical Fair India

This is India’s #1 trade fair for the medical industry. More than 10,700 industry professionals attend this annual show, which has more than 500 exhibitors from 16 countries. Learn more...

Apr. 24 - 28: Hannover Messe

The world’s largest and most comprehensive industrial technology event. Hannover Messe focuses on all the core themes of the industrial value-adding chain at a single location – from individual components to the complete smart factory. Learn more...

May 14 - 19: Washington State Trade Mission to Mexico

The Washington State Trade Mission to Mexico will focus on B2B export opportunities for small businesses and market access export activities for agricultural producers. As a member of the delegation, you can Identify new sales opportunities in Mexico, gain market intelligence that helps your business grow, meet key decision-makers and leverage the special relationship between the U.S. and the second largest economy in Latin America. Learn more...

June 19 - 22: BIO International

The BIO International Convention is the largest worldwide gathering of the bioscience industry that attracts more than 15,000 attendees from 60 countries. BIO attendees include thousands of leading biotech companies across the globe, top pharma companies, CROs and CMOs, key academic institutions including the major research labs and government agencies and the leading consultants and service companies. The convention features speakers, thousands of exhibitors AND one of the greatest opportunities to make connections quickly and efficiently. Exhibitor information.

Jun 19 - 25: Paris Air Show

Featuring 2,303 exhibitor companies from 48 countries and attended by 296 official delegations from 91 countries and 149,947 trade visitors, the Paris Air Show is an excellent opportunity for Washington businesses to court new orders from customers around the world. Learn more...

Want to become an exhibitor or delegate for a particular show?

  • Aerospace Sector: More information on exhibiting.
  • Life Science/Global Health: More information on upcoming shows.
  • Hannover Messe: More information on exhibiting.
  • Mobile World Congress: More information on exhibiting.
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