Event: ***EVENT CANCELLED***


Location: China: Hainan Island, Hong Kong (including Macau), and Singapore

Date of Event: 03/18/2009-03/26/2009

Products: Bed and Bath Linen, Carpets and Rugs, Contract Hospitality, Contract Upholstery, Decorative Accessories, Decorative Fabrics, Floor Coverings, Technical Fabrics, Wall Coverings

Project Officer: Larry Brill 202-482-1856

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TRADE MISSION TO HONG KONG, CHINA, AND SINGAPORE
MARCH 18-26, 2009

HOSPITALITY, CONTRACT, AND RELATED TECHNICAL TEXTILES



MISSION DESCRIPTION:

The U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Office of Textiles and Apparel (OTEXA) is organizing trade mission to China and Singapore from March 18-26, 2009. The mission will include representatives from U.S. companies interested in selling hospitality, contract, technical textiles, fabrics, and furnishings, and related products and services; and establishing export representatives for such products. US contract and hospitality companies with high quality products and unique designs can succeed in China and Singapore.

Three mission stops are planned for Hong Kong (including Macau), Hainan Island, and Singapore.

TIMETABLE:

March 18th: Arrive in Hong Kong/Mission Briefing and Set-up
March19-20th: Appointments in Hong Kong and site visits to Macau
March 21st- Travel to Hainan Island – the “Hawaii of China”. Tour of new hotel developments
March 22nd- Additional familiarization and hotel tours and meetings with local hotel managers and designers to discuss current and planned projects. Depart for Singapore
March 23rd: Singapore Briefings/set-up and individual appointments

COST:

The cost of the mission is $3,500.00 per company and includes: hotel space rental, set-up, market promotion, interpreters, market briefings, ground transportation, and appointment scheduling and follow-up.

The Trade Mission Statement provides marketing and economic data to support our assessment on the importance of these markets to your export business. If you would like to participate in the mission, please call or email Larry Brill at 202-482-1856, or email: Lawrence_Brill@ita.doc.gov. Payment is due by February 9, 2009. If you need additional information, please call (202) 482-1856.

For more information, please see also the Trade Mission Statement: tmstatementchinahosp309.pdf

OTEXA webinar "Global Opportunities in the Hospitality Industry -- Asia" available in Adobe Acrobat format. Full audio/visual file presentation available for download here.


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