Historic U.S.-India Virtual Trade Mission Launches Today

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Opportunities for Participation Still Available Tradebuilders, a Washington, DC-based company, is launching a historic virtual trade mission linking firms in the United States and India that begins today, and will continue through Friday, May 18.

The virtual trade mission will help U.S. firms build valuable relationships with leading software companies in India, most of which are located in Bangalore, often called India's Silicon Valley. Companies interesting in participating should apply today to secure one of the few remaining openings in the mission.

The Web-based virtual trade mission will enable participating companies to build relationships through online meetings, and a videoconference on May 18. Tradebuilders' proprietary process includes expert business facilitation and online coaching. U.S. companies can use the virtual trade mission to build business relationships with Indian software developers, and identify partners for selling, outsourcing, joint venturing, investment, and/or acquisition.

This virtual trade mission has the backing of some industry heavyweights in both countries. In India, it is backed by the Indian Government's Ministry of Information Technology; India's largest B2B exchange,; and the Association of Women Entrepreneurs of Karnataka. In the Washington area, it has backing from prominent IT companies such as, LLC, Cvent, and Caucus Systems, Inc., and prominent Indian-American CEOs.

U.S. companies interested in participating in the virtual trade mission can apply online at or contact Elizabeth Vazquez at (202) 237-5703,

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