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U.S. International Trade Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce

Contact: Office of Travel and Tourism Industries
E-mail: otti@trade.gov
Web: http://tinet.ita.doc.gov
Phone: (202) 482-0140, Fax: (202) 482-2887

January 19, 2006

Promote Yourself to Brazil-- Meet Brazilís Finest Travel Representatives!

Make sure your destination/business is capturing your share of this significant market Ė Participate in the Visit USA Workshop in Brazil, March 2006 where you can meet face to face with Brazilís leading travel organizations and representatives.

The number of Brazilian visitors between January and June 2005 increased by 23 percent over 2004, more than double the growth in year-end 2004. To enter this lucrative market, the Visit USA Workshop offers you a direct and cost effective way to promote your destination and services in S„o Paulo on March 14 and in Rio de Janeiro on March 15, to over 500 of Brazilís top travel and tourism buyers, right in the heart of Brazilís economy.

If you are interested in participating in the Visit USA Workshops in Sao Paulo and/or Rio de Janeiro, please contact:

Frank Carrico Jussara A. Haddad
Principal Commercial Officer  Travel & Tourism Specialist
U.S. Commercial Service São Paulo U.S. Commercial Service São Paulo
Phone (+55 11) 5186-7346 Phone: (+55 11) 5186-7074 / 7254
E-mail: frank.carrico@mail.doc.gov Fax: (+55 11) 5186-7445
  E-mail: jussara.haddad@mail.doc.gov

U.S. Suppliers participation fees:

Registration and payment must be made to USCS from January 19 thru February 21, 2006.

São Paulo Rio de Janeiro
Seminars & Workshop (table top)
US$ 900
Seminars & Workshop (table top)
US$ 900
Full-day program complete with coffee breaks Full-day program complete with coffee breaks

Sponsorship package - US$ 1,500 - Sao Paulo
US$ 1,500 - Rio de Janeiro

In addition to Seminars & Workshops, sponsorship packages include:

  • Logo/Recognition on sponsor banner
  • Logo and link from USCS website
  • Name on official event catalog
  • Press/Tour Operator function participation
  • Notepad

A list of special individual sponsorship opportunities will be sent in January.

Event Location
São Paulo - Gran Melia Mofarrej Hotel (former Mofarrej Sheraton)
Alameda Santos, 1437
Ph   +(55-11) 3146-5900
Fax  +(55-11) 3146-5901

Rio de Janeiro - venue tba in January

Hotel Rates

São Paulo:  Gran Melia Mofarrej Hotel  (rates include breakfast)
Standard room (Sgl / Dbl w/queen bed) US$ 110 + 5% + $ 0.50 
Superior room  (Sgl / Dbl w/queen bed) US$ 120 + 5% + $ 0.50



Each participant /company will be allowed to send a maximum of four (4) boxes of material for each city through the APO system. General information on VISIT USA WORKSHOP in Brazil, including rules for APO shipment will be sent after we receive your Pre-Registration Form.

Commercial Service Brazil Website:
ServiÁo Comercial dos Estados Unidos no Brasil

The Travel Industry Association of Americaís Expo and SeeAmerica Media Day pages:

More Research: The Office of Travel and Tourism Industries invites you to visit our web site and explore our resources available on Brazil:
Brazil Page-

Brazil Market Profile-
TInet: Product Page for Market Profile: Brazil


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