Welcome to the Export Exchange 2014™ meeting information website.
More than 180 international buyers and end-users are expected Oct. 20-22, 2014, in Seattle, Washington – eager to meet and build relationships with more than 300 domestic suppliers in attendance – over two days of educational sessions and networking opportunities at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel.
Held every two years by USGC and RFA, Export Exchange is the nation's premier international trade conference focused on the export of U.S. coarse grains and co-products. Last year's record-breaking event attracted buying teams from 33 countries, including all of the top U.S. international markets.
As the voice of U.S. farmers and agribusinesses, and a trusted ambassador for free and fair trade between U.S. agriculture and customers around the world, the U.S. Grains Council and Renewable Fuels Association believe that expansion of established export markets and development of new markets will drive the success of American agriculture for years to come.
International Buying Teams Headed from Export Exchange to U.S. Site Tours, Harvest Assessment
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2014 – Export Exchange 2014 wrapped up Wednesday in Seattle, Washington, with eight teams of overseas grains buyers heading to the United States’ Midwest to see the U.S. coarse grains production and export systems first hand. An additional 10 teams toured the system before attending the conference.
Held every other year by the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) and the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), Export Exchange brings together more than 200 international buyers with U.S. sellers of corn, sorghum, barley, distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS), corn gluten meal and corn gluten feed. Over the course of three days of events and the pre- and post-tours, these individuals not only do business directly but also make connections to facilitate future sales.