Trade missions, whether real or virtual, can save companies valuable time and resources by maximizing contact with prospective distributors, sales representatives, or partners. Face-to-face meetings, in person or through Zoom for example, especially when facilitated by our IBG Global partners, can make a good impression with foreign buyers.
Each year, dozens of SMEs participate in trade missions organized by our IBG professionals worldwide. Whether for state and local governments whom we represent or under the aegis of independent export promotion groups, SMEs can leverage new trade leads, partnering opportunities, and international sales through these trade mission benefits
And during the current Covid crisis, when travel is a challenge, our associates have developed significant experience in conducting virtual trade missions as well, which save travel time and operational costs as well.