Trade Representation & Opportunities



EDI currently serves as the regional trade and investment office of seven American states. The region encompasses largely Israel, Turkey, Jordan, Egypt, Greece, Cyprus and the Persian Gulf States.

EDI provides states, chambers of commerce and their affiliated companies and organizations with a customized, comprehensive range of services in Israel and the Eastern Mediterranean including:

  • Market research and assessment
  • Identifying potential distributors for specific products and services
  • Sourcing of products
  • Providing information on public tenders
  • Seeking and evaluating local joint venture partners
  • Locating U.S. sites for branch offices of Israeli and Eastern Mediterranean companies
  • Promoting tourism as well as cultural and educational exchanges
  • Structuring special-interest business missions for individuals and groups

“I am glad to take the time to make you aware of the outstanding level of service that Epitek is continuing to receive from Mr. Seth Vogelman of your Middle East office. Directly as a result of the Seth’s efforts, Epitek has signed confidentiality agreements with companies in Israel, Jordan and Egypt and these companies are evaluating doing business with Epitek. Also, Seth continues to provide invaluable regional insight and advice to Epitek by phone and Skype.”

Mr. Steve Baranowitz, President, Epitek, Inc.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA



EDI President Sherwin Pomerantz (third from left) meets with Mr. Ed Herrera (far left) from the State of New Mexico Economic Development Department and other local officials regarding business opportunities in the Middle East.


turkeybuild 2011


EDI’s Jonathan Sternberg visits TurkeyBuild Istanbul 2011 to explore trade opportunities in Turkey on behalf of client states.


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