Mission Overview

The Caribbean Region as a whole represents a market of about 43 million people who collectively imported over $20.9 billion of U.S. goods in 2016. The Trade Americas program offers U.S. companies the opportunity to explore six markets in the Caribbean region. Hosted in Miami, FL, the U.S. Commercial Service‘s Trade Americas Business Opportunities in the Caribbean Region Conference will focus on regional specific sessions, market access, trade financing resources, and pre-arranged one-one-one consultations with U.S. Diplomats with expertise in markets throughout the region. 

Conference: May 6 – 7, 2018 | Mission: May 8 – 11, 2018


What You Can Expect

The combination of participation in the Trade Americas conference and business-to-business matchmaking appointments in ONE or TWO Caribbean countries will provide participants with access to strategies for expanding their business across the Caribbean region. By attending this conference, U.S. companies will be able to:

• Gain market insights,

• Make industry contacts

• Solidify business strategies

• Advance specific projects and

• Identify potential partners

Target Audience

The mission is open to U.S. companies from a cross section of industries with growing potential in the Caribbean region, but is focused on sectors such as: Automotive Parts and Services; Construction Equipment/Road Building Machinery/Building Products/Infrastructure projects; Medical Equipment and Devices/Pharmaceuticals; ICT; Energy Equipment and Services; Safety and Security Equipment; Hotel and Restaurant Equipment; Franchise; Manufacturing Equipment; Yachting industry/Maritime services/Sailing Equipment.

Conference & Mission Dates: 

Conference: May 6 – 7, 2018; Mission: May 8 – 11, 2018


Miami, FL (Business Conference); Dominican Republic; Bahamas; Barbados; Haiti; Jamaica; Trinidad and Tobago


Conference Only

• $400 per participant

Conference plus B2B Meetings in One Country

• $2,100 for small and medium sized enterprises*(<500 employees)

• $3,100 for large firms*

Conference plus B2B Meetings in Two Countries

• $2,800 for small and medium sized enterprises*(<500 employees)

• $3,800 for large firms*

*Expenses for travel, transportation, lodging, most meals, and incidentals will be the responsibility of each mission participant. 




If you have questions regarding the webinar series, upcoming trade mission, or need assistance with registration, please contact Delia Valdivia at Delia.Valdivia@trade.gov.