October 8–11, 2019    McCormick Place    Chicago, IL USA    Pure Processing. Proven Results.


International Buyer Program

PROCESS EXPO 2017 has been selected to be a participant of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Buyer Program (IBP).

Exhibitor Information and Interest Form
Attendee Information and Interest Form

Through the Department’s network of offices in U.S. Embassies and Consulates worldwide, the IBP recruits pre-screened foreign buyer delegations and brings them to PROCESS EXPO, connecting U.S. companies with international buyers. International trade specialists from the Department will be at the International Trade Center onsite to provide export counseling, matchmaking services, market analysis and more!

Exhibitors—Exporting Companies

IBP Interest Form

Are you a U.S. company interesting in exporting your products and equipment overseas or do you want to expand your sales to new markets? You can indicate your interest by completing this form on behalf of your company.

All qualified companies will be listed in the Export Interest Directory, which is distributed to all international buyers to make their search for products easier. By having your company listed in the directory, you are gaining more visibility in the international market and increasing opportunities to expand your growth markets and export your goods. All interested exhibitors have until June 1 to submit their information and be included in this Directory.

Through IBP Select, the Department of Commerce will recruit buyers from the target markets of Mexico, Colombia, Egypt, Russia and the Southern Cone (Argentina and Chile) to attend PROCESS EXPO. Companies listed in the Export Interest Directory will have the opportunity to request meetings with these delegations. The international buyers will also request meetings with your company.

Processors—International Attendees

Please fill out the form to express interest in joining an IBP Delegation to PROCESS EXPO.

IBP Delegation Form

If you are in the target markets of Mexico, Colombia, Egypt, Russia and the Southern Cone (Argentina and Chile), contact your local Embassy or Consulate to join an International Buyer Program delegation to attend PROCESS EXPO.

Commercial Service trade specialists located in target market embassies/consulates (Mexico, Colombia, Egypt, Russia and the Southern Cone (Argentina and Chile), can assist you with registration, locate the equipment and products you are looking for to purchase at PROCESS EXPO, and assist in setting up meetings with you and U.S. exhibitors. Traveling to PROCESS EXPO with an official International Buyer Program Select delegation allows you to take advantage of the following benefits:

  • Free registration passes for all delegates including show floor exhibits and educational program.
    Access to the International Trade Center  a casual business lounge for IBP delegates to meet U.S. suppliers.
  • Free matchmaking services with exhibitors.
  • Executive level Food and Beverage Industry and logistics briefing.
  • VIP reception exclusive networking event for high-level executives.
  • Dedicated time and space allotted for private Business-to-Business meetings.
  • Premier education program top industry experts share their knowledge of timely issues and topics including a special Food Safety program.
  • Free interpretation services at the International Trade Center.