Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - Thursday, March 19, 2015

Funding support for participating companies:

  • $2,000 toward the cost of exhibiting in the U.S. Pavilion (Total cost $3,000)

  • Up to $945 for the three days conference fee.

  • Gold Key Service (Approx $1,000). from the U.S. Commercial Service.

Conferences include:

  • Drinking Water

  • Wastewater

  • Energy

  • Waste

  • Soils & Underground Water

  • Sustainable Development

  • Air & Climate

Grant support 

Centerstate CEO and the Central New York International Business Alliance (CNYIBA) work to encourage regional companies and members to take advantage of global sales opportunities and increase exports of products and services from the region.
Here is a great export opportunity through the AMERICANA 2015, International Environmental Technology Trade Show and Conference which takes place in Montreal from March 17 through to 19, 2015

The Exhibition includes three days of technical, scientific and commercial exchanges with over 350 companies expected to exhibit.
If you are a firm that offers products and services that are used in the following fields or suppliers to these industries and want to attend please contact us.

Environmental Remediation
Environmental Engineering,
Energy Efficiency
Thermal & Environmental Control Systems

More details of the Trade show and Conferences at
Details of the Conferences Agenda: Click here

To encourage the AmTecs firms to participate, CenterState CEO through grant support from AmTecs, the U.S. Economic Development Administration and National Grid will provide the following funding support for participating companies:

  1. We will pay $2,000 toward the cost of exhibiting in the U.S. Pavilion (Total cost $3,000)
  2. We will pay for one conference fee for your company, up to $945 for the three days.
  3. We will cover the cost of a gold key service (generally around $1,000).  Gold Key is a service of the United States Department of Commerce, U.S. Commercial Service which provides your company with pre-qualified sales leads. The U.S. Commercial Service can help you find potential overseas agents, distributors, sales representatives and business partners. 

The Gold Key Matching Service will provide you with:

  • Customized market and industry briefings with our trade specialists
  • Timely and relevant market research
  • Appointments with prospective trade partners in key industry sectors
  • Post-meeting debriefing with our trade specialists and assistance in developing appropriate follow-up strategies
  • Help with travel, accommodations, interpreter service, and clerical support

4. If your business is new to export or new to the market, an opportunity to meet with mentor companies who will advise you on sales in this market, and experienced sales professionals through the CNYIBA.
5. If there is sufficient interest, we will book a block of hotel rooms for the event and arrange a bus to take companies to the event and back (you can make your own arrangements if you want).

If you are interested in the trade mission, or would like more information, please contact:

Steven King at 315-470-1925 or at or
Dave Mankiewicz at 315-470-1942 or

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