Map showing locations of Guadalajara and Mexico City.

Washington State Trade Mission

May 14-19: Guadalajara & Mexico City

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.

The Washington State Trade Mission to Mexico will focus on B2B export opportunities for small businesses and market access export activities for agricultural producers. The mission will run in conjunction and be coordinated with the Trade Development Alliance and Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce's International Leadership Mission. Both missions will travel together to Jalisco, the sister state of Washington, and visit the city of Guadalajara, Mexico's tech hub, then continue on to Mexico City. The Washington State Trade Mission will work closely with the International Leadership Mission to collaborate and coordinate on key group meetings for both delegations in Guadalajara and Mexico City.

Key target markets

Clean tech, advanced manufacturing, aerospace, information and communication technology and mobile communications technology, food and wine, environmental technology, plastics and resins, security and safety equipment, transportation infrastructure, university partnerships, international education.

Benefits of joining the Washington State delegation

  • Business networking opportunities and client hospitality at hosted gala receptions
  • In-country briefings providing market information and advice on how to do business in Mexico
  • International trade experts from the Washington State Department of Commerce providing a range of technical and consulting services
  • Export vouchers available for qualified small businesses to help offset mission fees

    Washington State Delegation Leaders

    Brian Bonlender
    Director, Washington State Department of Commerce

    Derek Sandison
    Director, Washington State Department of Agriculture

    Export Vouchers Available

    The Washington State Department of Commerce offers eligible small businesses export vouchers up to $5,000 to help offset the costs of export-related activities such as trade mission fees and international airfare. Contact Adam Kephart to learn more and apply.

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    Online contact and registration forms from Wufoo.

    Washington State Trade Mission at a Glance

    Guadalajara (May 14-17)
    Mexico City (May 17-19)


    $1,000 for first company registration, $500 for each additional attendee from the same company

    • Cost is per individual traveler

    • Fee does not include hotel, flights, in-country transportation or meals.

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    For questions, please contact:

    Julie Monahan
    Washington State Department of Commerce
    Tel: +206 256 6147


    Refund Policy:

    Registration fees are non-refundable. We regret that we cannot offer refunds if you cancel your participation in this event.