InFocus - Industry Spotlight on the Energy Sector
July 2014

DISCOVER GLOBAL MARKETS: The Americas offers your business the unique opportunity to build a personalized conference agenda. You may choose from a variety of industry-specific sessions, panel-led discussions, and private consultations that will turn your business interests into market potential.


In This Issue
Energy Market Insight
Mexican Energy Delegation at Discover
One-On-One with US Commercial Officers
Marketing Partners
Energy Market Insight: The Americas
Throughout the Americas, countries are taking innovative steps to redefine and evaluate their energy potential.
At DISCOVER GLOBAL MARKETS: The Americas, you will:  
  • Learn how energy sectors across the Americas are performing today
  • Understand the growth opportunities in specific countries
  • Realize the impact of recent changes to energy standards 
Delegation from Mexico Searches for Energy Opportunities at Discover 2014
Mexico's 2013 Energy Reform aims to deregulate the energy sector, encouraging more private sector involvement. To better connect your business, DISCOVER GLOBAL MARKETS: The Americas offers you the chance to meet with a buying delegation from Mexico to discuss your market opportunities.

Register by September 19, 2014 to request one-on-one appointments with the Mexican energy delegation.


One-On-One with U.S. Commercial Officers


DISCOVER GLOBAL MARKETS: The Americas is the only opportunity this year to sit face-to-face with all of our Senior Commercial Officers from the Western Hemisphere in one location. Your company will have the opportunity to request meetings with the Officers of your choice, and you will receive 20 minute pre-scheduled appointments during the conference program.


Meet in one place with U.S. Commercial diplomats from 14 countries to learn about the opportunities and challenges in these markets:


NORTH AMERICACanada and Mexico



Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Panama 

SOUTH AMERICA Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru
Thank You to Our Marketing Partners

Thrive in NC

Allocca    Greer Walker     john s    hannover messeSBTDC    Western Union 

Thank you to the following District Export Councils 
for their support:

Mid-Atlantic DEC
North Carolina DEC 
South Carolina DEC

Interested in Becoming a Marketing Partner? 
Visit our Marketing Partner page or contact Greg Sizemore at 
704-333-4886 or  
For more information on how the U.S. Commercial Service can help your business expand internationally, please contact your local Trade Specialist at any time.

Greg Sizemore

Director, U.S. Commercial Service of North Carolina 


Whether your interest is Asia, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, or U.S. Free Trade Agreement countries, there is a DISCOVER GLOBAL MARKETS conference designed to meet your needs. Visit the series website to see which seven cities we're visiting in 2014!




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Deadline to Register for B2B Appointments with Mexico Delegation:
September 19, 2014 
Register Now

Event Details
The Americas 
October 29 - 31, 2014

Westin Charlotte Hotel
602 South College St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
(704) 375-2600 

Participation Fee:
Further Information
For more information on DISCOVER GLOBAL MARKETS: The Americas and the energy sector, please contact:
Ree Russell
(704) 333-4886 ext. 230
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Greg Sizemore 


Stephanie Heckel