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Phaff Export Marketing organizes trade missions to successfully introduce food and agricultural products all over the world. Within these missions, you will learn all about the new market, get the chance to pitch your product and expand your network with valuable new contacts.

The goals of a trade mission

Each trade mission starts with a kick-off meeting to inform you about the challenges, opportunities, and logistics in these markets. Occasionally, trade missions are combined with a trade fair or company visit.

A trade mission is often combined with our matchmaking service. During these matchmaking sessions, you will be matched with specific buyers that suit your profile. By the end of the week, participants will have gained an informed perspective of the market and interesting new contacts.

We make sure that you are ready to take your export strategy a step further for the future. We will assist you to get into the market and meet new contacts, but following up on your contacts afterward is just as important!

How do Trade missions work?

At Phaff Export Marketing we organize two types of missions; incoming and outgoing missions. Incoming missions consist of delegations that visit a specific country. With outgoing missions, we organize delegations from one country to visit another country. Both types of missions are group activities.

Usual trade missions consist of about fifteen participating companies. The level of exporting experience varies from fresh businesses to veterans of the trade.

We highly value this combination of mixed experiences, as it provides a fruitful networking environment for participants to learn from each other or even start collaborations.

Trade mission activities

  • Kick-off meeting on the evening of arrival
  • Store checks
  • Matchmaking sessions
  • Network reception
  • Company visits (optional)
  • Visit a tradeshow (optional)

Why Phaff Export Marketing?

A trade mission is a perfect opportunity to enter a new market, with the extra benefit of making new contacts among members of the delegation. Phaff Export Marketing is working internationally for more than 25 years and has contacts all over the world.

Naturally, each trade mission is supported by a Phaff Export Marketing staff member. We always make sure our staff member is accustomed to the targeted sector and available for assistance or sector-specific questions.

Trade missions are a successful tool to enter a new market!

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