PA Department of Community and Economic Development
The mission of the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) is to foster opportunities for businesses to grow and for communities to succeed and thrive in a global economy. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for Pennsylvania citizens while assuring transparency and accountability in the expenditure of public funds.
400 North Street Harrisburg Pennsylvania 17120 United States
Pennsylvania’s Office of International Business Development invites you to join us on a virtual business development mission to Korea.
Meeting with prospective customers and partners is crucial to establishing business relationships in Korea. We can help you meet your business objectives by designing a virtual meeting itinerary tailored to your company’s specific needs.
As a mission participant you will receive:
Prearranged one-on-one online business appointments with prequalified business partners based on your criteria.
Detailed background information about each company provided in advance
Services of the Commonwealth’s trade representative in Seoul
Follow-up assistance after the mission
Deadline: March 19, 2021
Registration fee: $3,500 per company*†
*FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE of up to $10,000 may be available to qualifying companies to offset mission-related costs. Visit our Global Access Program webpage for more information about grant funding for eligible expenses related to export promotion activities.
†Registration fee will be paid directly to the commonwealth’s Trade Representative Office in Seoul via wire transfer.
Why This Market?
Korea is a global leader in a wide range of industrial sectors. As Korea’s long-established strength in the shipbuilding, steel, and petrochemical industries has begun to wane in recent years, the country’s business leaders are looking toward technology-intensive industries to drive growth. Such industries include biotechnology (medical devices, pharmaceuticals and healthcare), industrial chemicals, ICT, semi-conductor manufacturing, aerospace & defense, renewable energy and advanced manufacturing.
For the Pennsylvania Virtual Mission to Korea, recruitment efforts will be focused on, but not limited to: