JOIN A DELEGATION

NPE2018 is a proud participant of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Buyer Program (IBP).  Through the U.S. Commercial Service’s network of offices in U.S. Embassies and Consulates worldwide, the IBP recruits pre-screened foreign buyer delegations and brings them to selected trade shows in the United States, connecting U.S. companies with international buyers.  Commercial Service trade specialists located in your local Embassy or Consulate can assist you with show registration, help you locate the products you are looking to purchase at the show, and assist in setting up meetings with you and U.S. businesses.
 

Traveling to the show with an official International Buyer Program delegation, allows you to take advantage of the following benefits:

  • Complimentary Exhibit Hall registration and access, an up to $200 value. 
  • IBP delegates and delegation leaders receive a 10% discount on the following NPE2018 programs:
    • Plastics Leadership Summit, produced by Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS)
    • Re|focus Sustainability & Recycling Summit, produced by Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS)
    • 3-D Printing Workshop; presented by Additive Manufacturing Media & Plastics Technology
    • Seminarios Latinoamericanos Presentados en Español, hosted by B2B Portales
    • Plastics Industry Insight - IHS Markit
  • Pre-arranged and facilitated briefings and meetings with U.S. exhibitors, customized according to your delegates buying interests.  Meetings organized in collaboration with the delegation leaders.
  • List of exhibitors who export or indicate an interest in exporting to the group’s country and/or region of the world.
  • Complimentary access to the International Trade Center for B2B meetings with U.S. exhibitors, private meeting rooms, refreshments, free wifi-Internet access.
 

JOIN A DELEGATION

If you are an international attendee looking to purchase from U.S. suppliers, you may qualify as an IBP delegate to obtain these exclusive benefits!  Contact your local Embassy or Consulate delegation leader from the list below to join an International Buyer Program delegation to attend NPE2018.  If your market is not listed, contact your local Embassy or Consulate Commercial Specialist through this link: https://www.buyusa.gov/import/index.asp.