|Posted on 12/19/2006|
|The US Department of Commerce granted Trade Fair Certification for IFP’s Rebuild Iraq 2007, the 4th International Rebuild Iraq Exhibition and conference to be held from 7 – 10 May 2007 in Amman, Jordan.
Last year’s event, Rebuild Iraq 2006, which was also certified by U.S. Department of Commerce, attracted over 1,000 exhibitors from 48 countries and more than 13,000 professional visitors, including 4,000 Iraqis. Leading national pavilions included Turkey, Italy, Jordan, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and the USA. The leading industry sectors highlighted at the event were Building/Construction, Electricity, Water Resources, Oil/Gas, Health, and ICT. The U.S. Department of Commerce hosted several well-attended matchmaking events during REBUILD IRAQ 2006, where hosted Iraqi company representatives benefited from the chance to meet hundreds of leading companies from the U.S. and other parts of the world. U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad visited the event and encouraged private sector companies to seek business opportunities in the New Iraq.