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Trade Mission Registration Opens Friday

Registration for VEDP’s 2016/17 Trade Missions opens Friday, April 1st! Check out the full list of trade missions on the International Events page. New destinations on the schedule for 2016/17 include: Trade Mission to Southern Africa (South Africa and surrounding countries) MINExpo 2016 in Las Vegas: an exclusive event for mining technology companies located in… Read more

Delegation of Virginia Companies Travels to Saudi Arabia

The U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council (USSABC), in collaboration the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP), is leading a delegation of 6 companies on a business development mission to Saudi Arabia. This will be the 12th mission organized by the USSABC with the VEDP to bring Virginia companies to Saudi Arabia to explore the market. The companies… Read more

Virginia Defense Company Wins 3rd Major Contract with Saudi Arabia

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) today announced that Trident Systems Incorporated has signed a new contract valued at $3.2 million with Saudi Arabia for unattended ground sensors. Trident Systems is a participant in Virginia’s Going Global Defense Initiative (GGDI), the Commonwealth’s only program that secures new revenue streams for Virginia’s defense companies in face… Read more

Meet with Virginia’s Trade Representatives from Around the World: May 4 – 8, 2015

Meet in person with VEDP’s trade representatives from the United Kingdom, South Korea, Southeast Asia, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Colombia, and China in Tyson’s Corner, Roanoke, or Norfolk! These experts provide valuable in-country market research specific to your product or service. Our trade representatives can help you: Gain local knowledge fast Realize competitive… Read more

Five ‘P’s of Success To Compete in Saudi Arabia

The recently completed Virginia Trade Mission to Saudi Arabia revealed the following ‘P’s that Virginia companies should keep in mind should they consider exporting to the Kingdom: Patience: The typical sales cycle is protracted in comparison to the business culture in the US as well as the rest of the GCC. Companies should plan on… Read more

U.S.-Saudi Business Opportunities Forum in Los Angeles

In partnership with the Committee for International Trade of the Council of Saudi Chambers of Commerce and the Saudi-US Trade Group, the U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council is working closely with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry on the Third US-Saudi Business Opportunities Forum. The Forum, featuring high level government… Read more