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06.06.2019  

Business delegation of woodworkers in the USA

On Sunday, June 9, 2019, in Chicago, United States of America, under the auspices of the public agency SPIRIT Slovenia, a delegation of representatives of furniture companies is taking part. It is about building and consolidating business contacts in the US after delegations in 2017 (New York) and 2018 (New York, Cleveland, Pittsburgh). During the visit, the delegation will also visit NeoCon, the commercial design industry fair in Chicago.

Representatives of companies MURALES, DONAR, C.E.T.A., L.ASK, Mizarstvo FLORJANČIČ, NOKI-A and Wood Industry Cluster will attend this delegation. These are profiled providers, most of them having experience in exporting to the US market, which addressed the US market with niche, high-end and contract products and services. To this end, they will visit the specialized NeoCon fair in Chicago and meet with potential US partners. In addition, several business meetings and presentations of the business environment in Chicago and trends in furniture will be organized. A meeting with representatives of the Slovenian business community in Chicago and their local partners and representatives of the Slovenian Consulate of the Republic of Slovenia will also be organized.

The business delegation to Chicago, which will be held between 9 and 13 June 2018, is organized by SPIRIT Slovenia with the financial support of the Directorate of Woodworking at the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology of the Republic of Slovenia and partners – the Wood Industry Cluster of Slovenia and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia. The Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Washington and the Slovene-American Business Club from Cleveland are actively participating in the event.

More information here.