Last Days to Register for IE Expo 2012

Green LAVA member Kerry Bonner, GEEP Project Manager for the Center for International Trade Development (CITD) at El Camino College Business Training Center sent a reminder that the deadline for registering for the IE Expo 2012 in Shanghai is fast approaching.  Green companies wanting to establish relationships in China should consider setting up a display in the US Pavillion. 

Here is the flyer:  GEEP IE Expo 2012_12-13-11

Here are the details:

Go to IE Expo 2012 with the Green Export Enabler Program (GEEP)!

 Space is still available in the U.S. Pavilion at IE Expo 2012 and GEEP is recruiting U.S. cleantech firms to exhibit at this March 7−9, 2012 show.

Registration deadline: February 1st, 2012!

 What:            IE expo is one of China’s largest environmental trade shows (IE expo was formerly known as IFAT China)

 Where:          SNIEC (Shanghai New International Expo Centre, in the New Pudong Area).

 Cost:               $2,825 for a 12m² booth (includes already the GEEP offset of $1,500 per client).

 We are also going to have an Environmental Technical Seminar on Tuesday, March 8th to be held at the newly and beautifully built Kerry Hotel adjacent to the IE expo fair grounds. All presentations will be conducted in Mandarin. To participate in this opportunity or for more information, please contact Scott Yao ( +86.21.6279.8727. Scott is located in Shanghai. Participating in this seminar is a fantastic opportunity for a company to present its environmental technology/service before Chinese governmental and environmental decision makers. These officials will be invited by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Shanghai office and by their Chinese governmental and environmental association partners.  If a California firm exhibits at IE expo in the U.S. Pavilion, California STEP grant money will be applied.

Green Export Enabler Program (GEEP) is a Market Development Cooperator  Program (MDCP) that was awarded to El Camino College’s Center for International Trade Development by the U.S. Department of Commerce in October 2009. The program is supported additionally with matching funds from the State of California. GEEP is in its third of a 3-year program and has the full participation of U.S. based and U.S. China based Commercial Services’ offices dedicated to assisting U.S. cleantech companies in exporting their cleantech, renewable energy and green building products and/or services to China. To participate in GEEP, a cleantech product or service must be at least 51% U.S. content.