Welcome International Visitors! World of Concrete Show Management and the U.S. Commercial Service will work closely in the global promotion of the 2019 show to bring international buyers and exhibitors together to expand business both domestically and overseas.The World of Concrete show is the perfect place to view the newest construction machinery and construction equipment for the industry.

The World of Concrete show is the perfect place to view the newest construction machinery and construction equipment for the industry.

VIEW 2019 INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE WOC FACT SHEETS: 

Arabic    Chinese    Farsi    French    German    Italian    Korean    Portuguese    Russian    Spanish    Turkish

IMPORTANT: If you are an international visitor to World of Concrete 2019, please be reminded that the United States government has instituted new, tighter visa requirements for non-immigrant applicants. This may lengthen the time it takes to process your visa application. Make sure you begin your visa application early and well in advance of your travel dates. EXHIBITORS: To request a Visa Letter of Invitation, please email Betsy Speer at betsy.speer@informa.com.

 

International Delegations

Delegations are organized by country through the U.S. Commercial Service International Posts. World of Concrete welcomes international delegations to the show and wants to make every effort to assist those interested in recruiting and organizing a group of 15 or more to attend the industry’s largest, annual international event.  Special incentives are available to official World of Concrete delegation leaders.

Delegation Member Benefits:

  • Friendly, local language support
  • FREE Exhibits-Only admission and discount seminar pricing
  • FREE assistance with travel & housing arrangements
  • Visa application assistance

Click to views current official delegation leaders.

If you are interested in becoming an official delegation leader, you can apply when registration opens in October. If you would like to join a delegation, email contactus@worldofconcrete.com today.

Note: Companies qualified for delegation participation include individual companies that do business outside of the U.S. and who plan to attend in order to source U.S. suppliers of goods or services. Join an IBP delegation today!

If you are interested in joining a delegation and receive discounted pricing, you may click here to see a list of countries where leaders are currently recruiting delegations.

If you would like to travel WOC as part of the Brazilian Delegation, contact:
Cyntia Szachnowicz | Corporate Director
TRANSLINE VIAGENS E TURISMO
R. Peixoto Gomide, 996 – 3º. Andar – Cj. 340 Cep 01409-000
Cerqueira Cesar – São Paulo – SP
Fone: (55 011) 3264-0077   Celular: 11 99686-47836  Fax:   (55 011) 3264-0067
cyntia@transline.com.br or www.transline.com.br  

For non-Department of Commerce travel from Brazil, email Ana Carolina de Matos at carol@brazilusa.com or call (55)11 5087 4480

To locate an International U.S. Commercial Service Office, CLICK HERE

International Business Center

Network with colleagues, relax and enjoy complimentary refreshments, check email or obtain information from the multilingual staff.

Multilingual Staff
The International Business Center is staffed with interpreters fluent in many languages.

Export Counseling
Meet with a Trade Specialist from a Commercial Service Office and an Industry Specialist who will be available during the show to answer questions and provide export counseling. Assistance is also available to international buyers to help meet purchasing and representation objectives during the show. 

Export Interest Directory
Obtain a copy of the Export Interest Directory featuring information on export interests of U.S. exhibitors including company information, products and geographical areas of interest.

Export Finance Solutions
Learn about financing options that give you the competitive edge in sales negotiations. Find out how EXIM’s trade credit insuranceworking capital guarantees and foreign buyer financing support U.S. exporters.

Download the following free Guides; Express InsuranceExport ExpertiseThe Keys to Cash FlowNegotiating with Foreign Buyers, and Foreign Buyer Credit Reports
 

INTERNATIONAL BUYER PROGRAM

We are partnering with the U.S. Commercial Service to support U.S. exhibitors interested in expanding their international sales and to recruit international attendees to the show.

The International Buyer Program at World of Concrete will feature Market and Industry Specialists from the U.S. Commercial Service, Export-Import Bank, and Small Business Administration that will be available to help U.S. exhibitors make the most of international sales opportunities.

Business-to-Business Appointments with International Buyer
Delegations
– Available to U.S. Exhibitors at World of Concrete who are in the Export Interest Directory and want to meet the pre-screened international buyers attending World of Concrete as part of
delegations recruited by the International Buyer Program.

Showtime – One-on-One Appointments for U.S. Exhibitors at World of Concrete with U.S. Embassy Commercial Specialists from select overseas markets. These experts are eager to discuss export opportunities in their markets, current market situations, and export issues important to your company.

Qualify for Financing - Learn about financing available from the Export-Import Bank and whether you qualify.

Please contact Jasmine Braswell at Jasmine.Braswell@trade.gov to RSVP or request more information.

EXIM Bank

Meet EXIM Bank to find out how you can decrease the risks of exporting all while increasing your company’s competitiveness and revenues:

  • Mitigate the risk of foreign buyer non-payment, empowering you to safely offer competitive credit terms to your international clients, terms which often make the difference between winning new international business and not. Find out more about export-credit insurance here. Missouri-based Western Forms Inc. are a prime example of a company who have
    benefited from this product. Read more about their story here.
  • Unlock working capital, enabling you to increase production and obtain the financing you need to grow and prosper. Find out more about our working capital loan guarantees here.

Interested in learning more or want to speak to an EXIM Trade Finance Specialist? Request a FREE consultation with a member of our team today here.