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International Trade Shows

Representatives from the Maryland Department’s Office of International Investment and Trade regularly attend trade shows across the globe. Trade shows provide a great opportunity for global companies to get to know Maryland, its assets for business, and its companies.

International Trade Shows

Africa Aerospace and Defence - September 21-25, 2022 - Tshwane, South Africa

Africa Aerospace and Defence  (AAD) is Africa’s only aerospace and defense expo that combines both a trade exhibition and an air show. Held biennially in the City of Tshwane – South Africa’s administrative capital. Held biannually, the AAD Expo welcomes over 30,000 trade visitors attended by more than 112 countries and 450+ global exhibitors across 40 countries. For more information or to participate, contact Brian Castleberry at

European Water Technology Week - September 19-22, 2022 - Leeuwarden, Netherlands

During European Water Technology Week , business and innovation leaders from companies, universities and governments will meet and inspire each other in the innovative climate of WaterCampus Leeuwarden in the Netherlands. For more information or to participate, contact Andrew Kreinik at

BioJapan 2022 - October 12-14, 2022 - Yokohama, Japan

Are you interested in the Japanese market? The Japanese biotech market amounts to close to $40 billion annually. BioJapan , an ExportMD eligible show is Japan's premier partnering event for the global biotechnology industry, facilitating more than 11,000 business meetings for more than 1,500 participants. Contact Hui-Min Tzeng at

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