EBPA Members have access to a wide array of international trade promotion programs and activities to aid in the marketing of building materials products and construction services to strategic export markets.  Trade missions, trade shows and foreign language directories and newspapers are just a few of the opportunities available to US building products manufacturers and exporters through EBPA.

For more information about upcoming events see the web links below or contact EBPA at (253) 396-0131, or e-mail evgreen@ep.org.

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EBPA Programs & Activities

Fall 2018 US-China Build Lumber Mission to China
11/12/2018 - 11/16/2018 - Cities TBA
Registration Deadline : 09/07/2018

US lumber exporters are invited to join this results-oriented trade mission that connects US suppliers with Chinese buyers. Companies will participate in small group meetings, roundtable discussions with buyers, wholesale yard visits, and receptions with importers and manufacturers.

Participants will come away from this mission with pre-qualified business contacts and an improved understanding about the current market for US softwood lumber.

Fall 2018 Japan Building Materials Trade Mission
10/01/2018 - 10/05/2018

Join EBPA, the US Department of Commerce, and the Foreign Agricultural Service for this proven sales tool. During this week of seminars, receptions, site visits, and meetings with importers and builders, US companies will be featured in seminars and table top display shows.  

EBPA has organized this trade mission and seminar series for over 16 years.

EBPA Annual Meeting & Luncheon
05/29/2018 - 05/29/2018 - Anthony's Home Port, Des Moines, WA
Registration Deadline : 05/23/2018

Join the EBPA for this timely discussion about the status of U.S. government negotiations and direction of trade policies that affect raw material supply, international competition, and access to international markets for U.S. building materials suppliers. These include the U.S.-Canada Softwood Lumber Agreement, “Section 232” steel and aluminum tariffs, China tariffs, NAFTA, and bilateral agreements with Japan, the U.K., and other key trade partners.

Spring 2018 Japan Building Materials Mission
05/14/2018 - 05/18/2018 - Tokyo, Shizuoka, Kyoto & Fukuoka
Registration Deadline : 03/08/2018

EBPA has organized successful trade missions and seminars in Japan for over 16 years. Over 278 seminars featuring US suppliers have been held across Japan and have resulted in over $220 million in reported sales.

Join EBPA for another successful mission and a proven sales tool.

US-China Build Chinese Softwood Lumber Buyers' Inbound Mission
03/06/2018 - 03/11/2018 - Savannah, GA and Portland, OR
Registration Deadline : 01/05/2018

Lumber importers and remanufacturers from China are invited to join the Evergreen Building Products Association and the Southern Forest Products Association for a one week tour that will provide a greater level of understanding about U.S softwood lumber, grades and grading, treating processes and environmentally friendly treating chemicals, and interior, structural, and outdoor applications.