The American-Turkish Council is thrilled to lead the Midwest Manufacturing Trade Mission to U.S. The mission will be led by ATC’s Vice Chairman, Tamer Saka, and the dates are set for September 5-8, 2017. The trade mission will include stops in St. Louis, Indianapolis, Detroit, and Chicago, and participants will benefit from networking opportunities, state level government engagements, featured site visits, and targeted meetings with government and project management officials.
Strong Investment Focus
The United States is the largest recipient of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the world. As the global economy has developed, the United States is actively competing to retain and attract new investment.
Introduction to Local Government Officials
ATC will arrange meetings with the Economic Development Offices in each state for the delegation to learn about their unique business climate and understand the incentives for Foreign Direct Investment.
B2B Meetings with Local Companies
The Vice Chairman’s Trip delegates will travel to 4 cities and attend pre-scheduled meetings, meet with potential trade partners, end users to understand the business environment in U.S.
Featured Sectors: Automotive, Chemicals, Construction Materials, and Energy
Featured Events: Site visits and networking receptions in each city.
Cities of the trip
CHICAGO, IL : Chicago is the #1 metro, Illinois the #3 state, for new expanded corporate facilities. The Chicago metropolitan area was ranked #1 in the U.S. in attracting projects through foreign direct investment. Illinois is the #5 U.S. State in exports.
St. Louis, MO: St. Louis region is a global leader in agtech, financial services, advanced manufacturing, defense and distribution. 2nd highest concentration of financial securities brokers in the nation. The State of Missouri has the 7th most diverse economy in the nation.
Detroit, MI: Top Industry Sectors in Michigan: Automotive Components, Industrial Machinery, Equipment and Tools.
Indianapolis, IN: Indiana is global logistic leader and offers companies a strong competitive advantage when it comes to reaching North American and world markets. National leader in pass-through interstates, home to the 2nd largest FedEx air hub worldwide, and 3rd in total freight railroads.