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March 13, 2023 @ 09:00 - 17:00

USA4Explorers: Fashion, Furniture, Interior & Design

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Are you active in the fashion, design, interior or furniture sector and curious about the possibilities for your company in the US? Discover them with our guidance program including group business trip to Los Angeles and San Francisco!

What: Group business trip

Target sector: Design and interior, distribution, clothing and accessories, furniture and textiles

Target market: United States

When: From Sunday 12 March 2023 to Saturday 18 March 2023

Where: Los Angeles, San Francisco, United States of America

Organization: Flanders Investment & Trade, together with Unizo, Mode Unie and Fedustria.

Together with our partners Unizo, Mode Unie and Fedustria, Flanders Investment & Trade organizes an exclusive guidance program for entrepreneurs in the fashion, design, interior and furniture sector:

  • Lifestyle & Design: furniture, interior, lighting, accessories, décor, textiles
  • Fashion and fashion: clothing, footwear, fashion accessories (glasses, watches, bags, belts, jewelry, etc.)

For this process, we focus specifically on entrepreneurs with no or only very limited export experience on the American market… and who would like to change that.

The guidance process consists of several parts

  • A kick-off seminar where we outline the opportunities in the fashion, design, interior and furniture market in the US, and present the guidance process;
  • An intake interview with our market expert in the US in which your needs and wishes are extensively weighed and weighed;
  • A group business trip. The trip will be linked to a visit to the WestEdge design fair, which will take place in March 2023.
  • A follow-up session in which you inform us about the preliminary results of your efforts and we look at how we can be of further service to you.

What do we offer you?

  • Make use of the expertise of our market and export specialists including IMS President, Antoine Guillaud
  • The possibility to have an Export Meter purchased that maps all aspects of your business operations in connection with export in detail, followed by concrete recommendations;
  • Our on-site offices prepare a tailor-made appointment programme for your company with new prospects;
  • Networking moments with fellow entrepreneurs and interesting American contacts;
  • We arrange the practical matters for you (choice of hotel, group relocations, …)


San Francisco
CA United States
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