Register Now to Reserve LIMITED One-on-One Consultations with Senior Trade Officers

APBO is the longest running, most successful conference of its kind focusing specifically on Asian markets. This event makes a difference for U.S. exporters by helping companies expand their international reach.
Register early to ensure your appointment scheduling.

In one convenient place, you can hold private one-on-one meetings with Senior Commercial Officers from American embassies, consulates and institutes in the following economies: Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.

During the one-on-one meetings you will have the opportunity to get specific answers pertaining to your business. You will be able to:

  • Learn about your company's sales potential around the Asia/Pacific region including India and Mexico.
  • Assess challenges in the marketplace.
  • Understand how to capitalize on the latest free trade agreements.
  • Hone in on the best market opportunities.
  • Find out how the U.S. Commercial Service can help you identify new business partners.

To date, the following Commercial Officers and experts will be in attendance.

Australia & New Zealand David Murphy Senior Commercial Officer
China Barry Friedman Senior Commercial Officer
Hong Kong Stewart Ballard Senior Commercial Officer
India Carmine D'Aloisio Senior Commercial Officer
Indonesia Richard Rothman Senior Commercial Officer
Japan John Peters Senior Commercial Officer
Malaysia Joseph Kaesshaefer Senior Commercial Officer
Mexico Michael A. Lally Commercial Counselor
Philippines Judy Reinke Senior Commercial Officer
Singapore Daniel Thompson Senior Commercial Officer
South Korea John Fogarasi Senior Commercial Officer
Taiwan Gregory Wong Senior Commercial Officer
Thailand Ann Bacher Senior Commercial Officer
Vietnam Donald Nay Senior Commercial Officer

*Click on a Commercial Officer's name to view their biographies.

After you register for APBO, you will be sent an email registration confirmation with a link to the U.S. Commercial Service’s APBO appointment webpage. To begin scheduling your one on one meetings, complete the online appointment request form. (Please provide your company’s questions and topics to optimize discussions with the Senior Commercial Officers.)

* Each meeting will last approximately 20 minutes in duration.