Monthly News

August 2014 EDI News

Mississippi Trade Mission Scheduled for September

EDI is handling the arrangements and business meetings for a trade delegation from Mississippi going to Israel in mid-September.  At present, there are seven companies registered for the week long mission, which will encompass two days of one-on-one business meetings, followed by a third day of in-depth meetings and a day or two of touring as well.  The US companies represent a wide spectrum of sectors with most seeking importers and distributors for their products in Israel.  EDI will do this work under contract to the Mississippi Development Authority.

Japanese University Rectors to Visit Israel


From September 7-11, Israeli’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs will host a visit of university rectors from Japan.  The group will meet with their Israeli counterparts, learn more about the higher education system in Israel and explore possibilities for cooperation and academic interchange.  EDI will be coordinating the visit and accompanying the group in its role as a certified supplier of such services to the Ministry.

Michigan Business Mission Planned for November

The Michigan Israel Business Bridge (MIBB) is recruiting for a business mission to Israel in mid-November.  MIBB operates under a partial grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation to increase the level of business activity between Israel and Michigan.  EDI will be coordinating the mission on the Israeli side in its role as the local representative of MIBB.

Pennsylvania Business Mission to Jordan and Turkey

In mid-November, a group of Pennsylvania companies interested in increasing business ties between the state and the Middle East will travel to Jordan and Turkey for a one week business mission.  During their time in the region, they will meet with potential business partners as arranged by EDI in its role as the Middle East Representative of the state’s Center for International Trade.