Discover Global Markets: The Blue Economy, Sept 20-22

Discover Global Markets: The Blue Economy will highlight global opportunities in ocean science technologies, commercial marine, port technology and services, marine renewables, and maritime security and defense sectors, among others.

U.S. Commercial Service Presents Discover Global Markets: The Blue Economy

A New Age in Ocean Technology, Sustainability, and Logistics

September 20-22, 2022 | Providence, RI

  • Gain market insights from industry experts based at U.S. Embassies around the world, including Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Nigeria, Portugal, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom. (Additional market resources).
  • Participate in matchmaking meetings with foreign buyers, distributors, government officials, and potential partners. (List is updated daily).
  • Hear from OEMs/primes about overseas projects and their supplier pipeline needs. Invited large primes include General Dynamics Electric Boat, Equinor, KVH Industries, Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems, Teledyne Marine, and Orsted.
  • Learn how your minority/woman-owned business can leverage diversity certification as a tool to increase visibility to global companies looking to broaden their supply chains.
  • Understand how to do business with relevant U.S. government agencies (NOAA, BOEM, Coast Guard)

Keynote Speaker: U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Gina Raimondo

Secretary Raimondo will address attendees at the 21st edition of Discover Global Markets, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s flagship business networking forum for U.S. exporters – where she will provide the latest information on the Department’s priorities to the U.S. business community.

Participating U.S. companies will also hear from industry leaders such as Orsted North America and Teledyne Marine, and meet with U.S. commercial diplomats and buyers from more than 20 countries.

Why Attend Discover Global Markets?

Meet with Foreign Buyers and Government Officials

Discover Global Markets programs provide a great opportunity to make deals and meet with decision-makers from around the world looking for U.S. suppliers and partners in your industry sector.

Meet U.S. Commercial Diplomats based in Key Markets around the World

Leverage new U.S. Government trade contacts based in key markets around the world to support your international sales growth. Receive guidance on trade barriers and market access issues. Gain market insight on geopolitical and economic issues.

Participate in Forum Sessions and Learn from Expert Speakers

Conference sessions and expert presenters will allow you to dive deeper into markets of interest to learn about sales channels and the project pipeline; learn how economic reforms and demographics impact your sector; to operationalize your company’s strategy via sessions on topics such as IPR, standards, project financing, and advocacy.

Network with Industry Leaders and Fellow Exporters

DGM business development forums are designed to provide participants with formal and informal networking opportunities with fellow exporters and industry and market experts.

Register now to be first in line to request your one-on-one meetings when the networking portal opens in two weeks!


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