The Korea International Trade Association (KITA) will be hosting the ongoing event series—U.S. Korea Business & Trade Partnership Forum 2012 in Atlanta and New Orleans. These events are designed to promote partnership opportunities between U.S. and South Korean companies by offering exclusive one-on-one meetings with top international manufacturers. The Atlanta event will take place on Tuesday June 19th, 2012, while the New Orleans event will happen on Thursday June 21st, 2012.
Buyers, importers, exporters, retailers, distributors, investors, and wholesalers are all invited to register for this complimentary event. Registrants will be matched with one-on-one meetings with South Korean companies that manufacture products of interest.
“With the recent effectuation of the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement, now is the perfect time for partnerships to develop between U.S. and South Korean companies,” said Mr. Jungseok Choi, President of KITA New York. “Our events in Atlanta and New Orleans will provide U.S. companies with the rare, golden opportunity to take part in one-on-one meetings with executives from top South Korean manufacturers.”
So far, many South Korean companies will be taking meetings at these events, including Seohan Antamine, EZRA Co., Ltd., CTG Inc., Daehan Bio Co., Ltd., Jae Woo Metal, and many others. These manufacturers come from a wide range of industries, such as home improvements, cosmetics, food, electrical parts, heavy machinery, sports entertainment and more.
“We are very proud to have a great lineup of elite South Korean companies taking part in both of these events,” Choi continued. “There are really great partnership opportunities available in just about every niche, so we encourage all interested parties to register immediately. Space is limited!”
Event details for the two dates are as follows:
Date/Time: Tuesday June 19th 2012 (10 AM ~ 4PM)
Location: The Ritz-Carlton Atlanta, 181 Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Date/Time: Thursday June 21st 2012 (10 AM ~ 4PM)
Location: Windsor Court Hotel, 300 Gravier Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Fee: Complimentary to those who register online in advance
Host: Korea International Trade Association (KITA)
About Korea International Trade Association (KITA)
The Korea International Trade Association (tradesouthkorea.org) is a representative economic organization with a membership of more than 71,000 Korean trading and manufacturing companies. KITA’s primary mission is to contribute to expanding multilateral trade between Korea and countries around the world. In keeping with this mission, KITA provides member companies with its convenient eTrade system, hosts internationally recognized conventions and exhibitions and trains experts in the trade and IT industries. KITA also supports its members by providing them with trade information and data from the Institute for International Trade. Every year, KITA sends various trade and investment missions overseas to promote trade with Korea.