North America Smart Energy Week


October 21-22, 2020
Las Vegas Convention Center Bronze Lot Las Vegas, NV

USDOC Global Partnership Program

International Buyer Program returns as the USDOC Global Partnership Program

SPI, ESI, and North America Smart Energy Week is once again partnering with the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Agency to offer this key program for a fifth year in a row.

In 2020, the U.S. Department of Commerce Global Partnership Program (formerly the IBP), will continue to help U.S.-based companies by bringing overseas delegations to North America Smart Energy Week for them to connect with. A great opportunity to build export partnerships and increase export sales. This complimentary export program draws hundreds of international attendees from dozens of countries.


For more information about the program, please contact:

Crystal Mills
Senior International Trade Specialist
U.S. Commercial Service


B2B Matchmaking

Maximize visibility with one-on-one introductions via ITA’s global network of potential foreign buyers, partners, and/or government decision makers in selected markets. U.S. suppliers can connect with these buyers before, during, and after the show, with this exclusive business-to-business matchmaking program. Register for this service and your company profile will be shared with pre-screened international buyers attending SPI, ESI, and North America Smart Energy Week in 2020.

International Market Consulting

Participate in a formalized government-to-business (G2B) export business development program by appointment and access in-country experts on-site.

  • Custom matchmaking and scheduling for U.S. companies
  • Briefing on potential market opportunities and sales prospects for your product or service
  • Connection point to other networking and foreign buyer opportunities
  • Analyze in-country business trends, best prospects, and market intelligence
  • Develop follow up plan to pursue new or additional partners in the market using the program's global network

U.S. Export Interest Directory

calloutU.S. companies can be listed in the U.S. Export Interest Directory, distributed to all 700+ program delegates and hard copies of the Directory will be available to all international attendees at SPI, ESI, and North America Smart Energy Week.

Participation in the three USDOC export programs are available only to U.S. exhibitors whose products represent U.S. content of at least 51%.