WEDC plans trade trip to Mexico

Special to The Freeman

Dec. 18, 2014

MADISON ó Companies looking to learn more about trade with Mexico are invited to participate in a trip to the country in March with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation.

The Global Trade Venture in Mexico is offered in partnership with the Council of Great Lakes Governors and will include visits to Mexico City, Monterrey and Guadalajara.

The registration deadline for the seven-day trip is Jan. 5. Mexico is Wisconsinís second-largest export destination, according to a news release. WEDC staff will schedule one-on-one meetings in each city for each participant, pairing participants with companies whose needs or capabilities align with their own companiesí export objectives, according to the release.

The fee for the program is $3,845, which covers market research and one-on-one appointments; pre-trip and in-country staff support; group transportation between airport and hotel in each city; a country business briefing; and a group networking dinner.

Companies with questions about this Global Trade Venture should contact Mark Rhoda-Reis at 608-210-6757 or, or visit