INTERNATIONAL BUYER PROGRAM

The Plastics Show in partnership with the International Buyer Program* is offering complimentary services to help U.S. exhibitors at NPE2018 enter or increase their presence in international markets.
 
B2B MATCHMAKING PROGRAM: Want to meet international buyers?  Let us help you connect with international buyers before, during, and after NPE2018, with our business-to-business matchmaking program. To participate, opt in to the International Buyer Program’s Export Interest Directory by completing the Export Interest Survey through your NPE2018 Exhibitor Dashboard to receive updates about the program and services. 
 
SHOWTIME PROGRAM: Meet with our Commercial Specialists and delegation leaders from U.S. Embassies and Consulates recruiting buyers to NPE2018. Sign up for one-on-one meetings with any of our delegation leaders to receive country-specific market information and to discuss the export potential of your product(s).  
 
 
The U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Department of Commerce and the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) hosted a free webinar. The program featured experts on the plastics industry from: PLASTICS, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration industry specialists from Washington, D.C. and the U.S. Embassies in Mexico, Germany and Brazil
 
During the webinar, participants discovered how to use free services at NPE2018 provided by the U.S. Department of Commerce, you can schedule meetings with pre-qualified international buyers, industry experts and U.S. Embassy delegation leaders from key markets. Also, find out about finance and insurance programs to increase your foreign sales. 
 
 
U.S. exhibitors are welcome to visit the International Trade Center at the show for export counseling or to connect with overseas buyers. 
* The U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Buyer Program (IBP) is a joint government-industry effort, bringing thousands of international buyers to the United States for business-to-business matchmaking with U.S. firms exhibiting at major industry trade shows. NPE2018 is a proud participant.
** Check back as the list of markets recruiting buyers to attend the show is subject to change.