What's New at EDI - March 2017

What’s New at EDI – March 2017

March 2, 2017

Mississippi to Take Trade Mission to the UAE and Jordan

At the end of March, the Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) will bring a trade mission to the Middle East, with stops planned in Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the UAE and Amman, Jordan.  Participating companies will have the opportunity to meet potential business partners arranged by EDI in its role as the Middle East Consultant to the MDA.  EDI will accompany the group to both locations and administer the visit.

Ontario to Exhibit at MIXii Biomed Israel in May

Ontario will bring a trade delegation to Israel in May to exhibit in the province’s booth at MIXii Biomed Israel 2017, the country’s premier international annual life science conference and exhibition.  The event will be held at the David Intercontinental Hotel in Tel Aviv.  EDI represents the trade and investment interests of the province in Israel.

SelectUSA Event Held in Tel Aviv on February 22nd

The American State Offices Association in cooperation with SelectUSA, US Embassy in Israel, the Israel-America Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM), the Manufacturers’ Association of Israel and the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce, hosted a day-long event in Tel Aviv on Wednesday, February 22nd.  Totally devoted to one-on-one meetings between Israeli companies seeking to expand to the US and the state and regional representatives based in Israel, the event was organized and administered by EDI in its role as Chair of the Association.  Over 40 Israeli companies participated and the event was hosted by the Manufacturers’ Association of Israel.

Illinois Featured 8 Companies at Arab Health 2017 in Dubai

Illinois brought eight local exporters to Dubai in early February to exhibit at the state’s booth at Arab Health 2017 in Dubai.  The show is the second largest life sciences exhibition in the world after MEDICA in Germany.  This is the sixth year that Illinois had a state pavilion at the show.  EDI represents the trade and investment interests of the state in the Middle East.