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Member Services

Member Services
Benefits of Membership
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The following services will help USMEF members identify new market opportunities:

  • Trade leads published online as they are received
  • Daily news stories sent by e-mail to members wishing to be on the USMEF notification list. E-mail: Michael Igoe for inclusion.
  • The Export Newsline, USMEF’s weekly news and information newsletter
  • Online technical notes designed to provide urgent information for specific export markets
  • Online USMEF event calendar to keep members informed of USMEF promotional activities and events
  • Updated lists of importers
  • International trade team visits to members’ facilities
  • Participation in international product shows
  • Experience and assistance available from USMEF’s international offices
  • USMEF’s international offices can help members arrange appointments with buyers, retailers and translation services
  • International market studies and consumer research
  • Assistance with product claims
  • Seminars on technical, financial, market analysis and trends or trade issues
  • Access to USMEF’s Export Services Department which includes assistance with labeling, health/sanitary and certification issues, tariffs and EU and Halal pre-plant inspections at reduced rates

Market access – removing trade and technical barriers:

  • Reducing unfair tariffs and other nontariff trade barriers such as health and sanitation issues
  • Updates on tariffs, quotas, and health issues

USMEF international offices conduct product promotions that stimulate demand for U.S. products:

  • Trade seminars and joint promotions
  • Branded product promotions
  • Publicity campaigns and advertising
  • Newsletters and educational materials for international buyers
  • Promotions in retail outlets, hotels, and restaurants
  • USMEF international offices can provide one-on-one assistance on specific programs for U.S. exporters


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