BATON ROUGE – The LSU Louisiana Business & Technology Center, an integral part of the E. J. Ourso College of Business, along with Louisiana Economic Development, the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Committee of 100 for Economic Development will sponsor two Louisiana Trade Missions to Mexico.
The first mission, titled FABTECH/ AWS Weldmex/ METALFORM Mexico, will take place May 2-4, 2012, in Mexico City. The second mission, the Petroleum Exhibition and Conference of Mexico, will take place June 12-14, 2012, in Villahermosa.
During both trade missions, small and medium sized businesses will be offered translation services, discounted booth space and will be eligible for reimbursement of the following trade mission/trade show expenses:
- U.S. Commercial Service Gold Key Matchmaking Services
- Website Translation
- Translation and Design of International Marketing Media
- Participation in Training Workshops
According to LBTC, the trade mission to Mexico City will feature a variety of technologies, including:
- Coil Processing
- Safety Equipment
- Industrial Gases
- Laser and Plasma Cutting
- Saws and Cut-Off Machines
- Metalworking Equipment
- Welding Consumables/Equipment
Industries that will be represented during the trade mission are:
- Heavy Equipment
- Commercial/Industrial Equipment
For more information regarding either trade mission, contact either Bill Fousch by calling 225-342-6443 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or Shannon McCormick by calling 225-578-3333 or emailing email@example.com.
The Louisiana Business & Technology Center, an integral part of LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business’ Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute, endeavors to enhance economic development in Louisiana through the support of existing small businesses and the development of new businesses. Established in 1988, the LBTC’s highly successful business incubator program has been honored as the National Business Incubator Association’s Incubator of the Year. For more information, visit www.bus.lsu.edu/lbtc or call 225-578-7555.
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