US Commercial Service: European Roadshow 2015

US Commercial Service Presents

European Roadshow 2015

April 30, Troy, MI

Registration Link:

The East Michigan Office of the U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Department of Commerce is pleased to offer a 1-day seminar on selling into the 28 countries of the European Union (EU), collectively the largest export market for U.S. products in the world. 


One-Day Program:

8:30am    Registration & breakfast

9am-12    Market presentations by US Embassy industry specialists

12-1pm    Lunch with specialists

1-4:30       One-on-one meetings with specialists


Who Should Participate?

Michigan companies interested in initiating or expanding sales to the 28 European Union member countries. Learn about these markets, get questions answered, and meet one-on-one with Embassy specialists to determine next steps in your export growth strategy.


Why These Countries?

The United States and the European Union, with its 28 member states, enjoy an economic relationship that is characterized by nearly $4 trillion in two-way investment as well as a massive merchandise trade of $787 billion in 2013 - double the level from 2000. It is estimated that transatlantic commerce generates more than 15 million jobs. The U.S.-EU economic relationship is already the world’s largest, accounting for one-third of total trade in goods and services and nearly half of global economic output.


Visiting Specialists from U.S Embassies in Europe:

Chrystal Denys  UK: Travel & Tourism, Education/Training, Franchising

Louis Fredericks Belgium: EU Regulations, CE Mark, REACH, etc.

Felix Happe  Germany: Automotive, Trucks, Buses, Rail, eMobility

Aleksander Moos  Denmark: Aerospace, Defense, Safety/Security, IT, Auto

Kristina Schaferova  UK:  Construction, Safety/ Security, Advanced Manufacturing


Team Leader Visiting from U.S. Embassy in Berlin:

Dale Tasharski Regional Senior Commercial Officer and Minister-Counselor for Commercial Affairs, U.S. Embassy Berlin


Michigan Offices:

U.S. Commercial Service staff from East Michigan, Detroit and Grand Rapids offices will be available to provide ongoing support for your projects.


Thanks to Our Event Supporters!!

·         Automation Alley

·         Ann Arbor SPARK

·         East Michigan District Export Council

·         Michigan Economic Development Corporation

·         World Trade Center Detroit Windsor



Eve Lerman | Senior International Trade Specialist | Global Automotive Team

U.S. Commercial Service | U.S. Department of Commerce


One-on-One Meetings Opportunities are Limited!

Register early!! We will contact you to schedule upon registration.


Date, Time, Cost, Deadline:

April 30, 2015

8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

$50 per person

Deadline: April 28, 2015


Seminar Location:

Automation Alley, 2675 Bellingham Drive, Troy, MI 48083


Countries Represented:


United Kingdom

Belgium (EU Regulations)



Industries Covered Include:

Advanced Manufacturing

Aerospace & Defense

Automotive & Trucks


Education & Training

Europe Regionalization

Food & Wine


Safety & Security

Travel & Tourism



EU Regulations:

CE Marking

EU Regulations (CE Marking, REACH, ROHS and WEE)



Call 248-975-9600 or email Senior International Trade Specialist Eve Lerman at