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Illinois Agriculture Marketing Perspectives

September 2020

Upcoming Events & Deadlines   

Virtual Caribbean/Latin America Buyers' Mission

Registration Deadline:  September 25
November 2-5

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Webinar: Trade Transformations in 2020

October 21


February 21-25, 2021
Dubai, UAE

 2021 Food Export Programs Are Now Open!

Food Export-Midwest and Food Export-Northeast can help no matter where you are on your exporting path. Select the programs and services that are right for you. Let them help you take the difficulty out of exporting and seize opportunities in the right markets to build your brand and accelerate your sales.

View the 2021 Activity Calendar. Start Planning Today.

•Choose From 20+ Buyers Missions Including 2 New Buyers Missions.

•More Back-to-Back Focused Trade Missions

Booth Packages Available at Multiple International Tradeshows

•Submit Your Branded Program Pre-qualification & Application Now to Secure Funding. New for 2021 - Removal of the "Graduation" limit of five years!

Illinois Products Farmers' Market

"The Shed" / Illinois State Fairgrounds
Springfield, Illinois

4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Every Thursday from June 18 – October 8, 2020

Updated vendor packets/requirements are now available online. You will find the complete list of forms you will need to submit as well.  If you need a vendor packet mailed to you or have further questions on the market, please e-mail Nicole Moore:

2020 Food Export Midwest Programs and Activities

Register Here   

Virtual Buyers' Mission:  Private Label, November 16-18-Early Registration Deadline:  October 5

Specialty Food Buyers' Mission at the 2021 Winter Fancy Food Show, January 16-18, San Francisco-Early Registration Deadline:  November 6

Value-Added Feed Ingredient Buyers' Mission at IPPE Show, January 27, Atlanta-Early Registration Deadline:  November 18

Northeast Buyers' Mission, February 1-4, Boston/New York/Philadelphia-Early Registration Deadline:  November 23

Virtual Trade Mission to Korea for Emerging Trends, Healthy, & Convenience Foods, November 9-13-Registration Deadline:  September 25

Virtual Trade Mission to the Middle East, November 16-19-Registration Deadline:  October 2

Virtual Showcase:  Specialty & Gourmet Japan, November 17-19-Registration Deadline:  September 25

Focused Trade Mission to Costa Rica, February 10-11, San Jose-Early Registration Deadline:  October 7

NEW-2021 Food & Agribusiness Calendar of Events for Illinois Companies 

Food Company Calendar

Agribusiness Company Calendar 
Company Success Stories