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The 29th U.S. Trade Show Set for May 9-11, 2024

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AgriNews24: The American Chamber of Commerce in Bangladesh (AmCham) and the United States Embassy, Dhaka are cosponsoring the 29th Annual US Trade Show at the InterContinental Hotel, Dhaka from May 9-11, 2024. AmCham President, Mr. Syed Ershad Ahmed, and Commercial Counselor of the U.S. Embassy Mr. John Fay lead a press conference on the eve of the show at the InterContinental Hotel, Dhaka. This year’s

Trade Show will be taking place during World Trade Month (May) which has been recognized in the U.S. since 1938 and promotes the importance of International Trade to the U.S. Economy.

Since 1992, this three-day-long exhibition has emerged as Bangladesh’s premier annual business event, drawing thousands of visitors each time. The show will be inaugurated by Mr. Salman Fazlur Rahman, MP, Private Industry and Investment Adviser to the Honorable Prime Minister, Govt. of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh as CHIEF GUEST; and Mr. Zunaid Ahmed Palak, MP, State Minister, Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology, as the SPECIAL GUEST along with AmCham President Mr. Syed Ershad Ahmed and US Ambassador Peter D. Haas on May 9, 2024 at 10:30 a.m. at the venue.

This year, over hundreds of U.S. products represented by 44 Exhibitors from home and abroad (occupying 79 booths) will be on display. In addition to the exhibition of American products and services, there will also be five seminars during the event. On Day 1 (Thursday, May 9th), the seminars will include “Inclusive Innovation: Empowering Women in the AI Era” at 3:00 p.m. and “U.S. Export Licensing for Importers” at 4:30 p.m. On Day 2 (Friday, May 10th), the seminars will include “Studying in the U.S. and Student Visas” at 10:30 a.m., “USAID Development Work with the Private Sector” at 3:00 p.m. and “Doing Business with the U.S. and Business Visas” at 4:30 p.m.

The show will remain open for visitors all three days (May 9, 10, & 11) from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The entry fee for this year’s show is Tk. 30 (Taka thirty) per person. Students in uniform or with identity cards will be allowed free entry. There will be attractive prizes for a few lucky visitors, based on a raffle drawing of entry ticket coupons after the Trade Show.

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