U.S. Commercial Service – Virtual Information Session: Get ready to do business in Chile (August 10, 2021)

Information Session Details:

August 10th

12:00 PM EST    11:00 AM CST 10:00 AM MST   9:00 AM PST


Registration required by August 9th, 2021

Cost: USD 25

Virtual Connections: Chile is a unique B2B matchmaking program designed to introduce U.S. agribusiness and water technology companies to business opportunities in the Latin American country of Chile. Eligible U.S. companies are water solution providers and companies involved in irrigation, water conservation, filtration, purification, de-salination, software, sensors, localized energy sources to run irrigation, and related sectors. This two-part program is designed to give you the information and introductions to decision makers and buyers to start doing business in the region.

Information Session: 

This session will provide market overviews on water solution and irrigation opportunities for U.S. firms in Chile:

  • Chile is fast becoming a top global agricultural producer and exporter due to favorable growing conditions, its ability to grow crops during the Northern Hemisphere’s winter, and its network of free trade agreements.
  • However, private Chilean farmers face high energy costs, small land plots, and a long drought. They seek to invest in equipment and services to improve production efficiency and mitigate the effects of climate change. 
  • Chile imports most of its agriculture/agribusiness machinery and equipment. The United States is the top supplier, and U.S. companies have a reputation for reliability, quality, and innovation.
  • Agricultural technologies in high demand include: water management and irrigation systems such as equipment and supplies for efficient irrigation and water distribution; micro-water reservoirs and dams; rainfall harvesters; and water-related measuring devices.

Virtual Introductions:

Connect with buying opportunities in the global marketplace

Companies interested in connecting directly can sign up for additional curated matchmaking sessions to meet buyers and government officials.

The link to apply for virtual introductions will be sent out immediately following the information session. The application is free, and companies will be vetted for market suitability.  After vetting, the first five to sign up will meet virtually with our in-country specialists to discuss their specific products/services and the opportunities for such.  Once both sides agree to move forward, they will receive a participation agreement (PA) for the virtual connection, which will take place 2-3 weeks following the signing of the PA. 

Between one and three virtual introductions will be organized by local U.S. trade specialists who will guide you through the next steps so you can make the sale.

Virtual Introductions Details:

Webinar attendees will receive a link to register following the event. 

Interested companies must apply by  August 12th, 2021

Matchmaking sessions will take place starting August 30th on a first-come, first-serve basis for up to 5 US companies.

Matchmaking participation:

Small companies USD 75

Medium companies USD 175

Large companies USD 225

Questions? Contact: Catherine Muth at  Catherine.Muth@trade.gov  or Laurie Kelleher at Laurie.Kelleher@trade.gov