Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Jet Edge Sponsoring Gateway to Europe Trade Conference June 4,5 Minneapolis

Jet Edge Inc., a St. Michael, Minnesota-based manufacturer of ultra high pressure water jet technology, announced today that it will be one of the corporate sponsors of the upcoming  “Gateway to Europe International Trade Conference,” June 4-5 at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Minneapolis.  The conference is hosted by the Minnesota District Export Council (MN DEC) in cooperation with the U.S. Commercial Service.

With over 300 companies expected to participate, this international trade conference offers U.S. businesses unique opportunities to develop networks, devise strategies, and expand knowledge of current economic and political trends across the region.  Conference attendees will have the opportunity to pre-schedule one-on-one meetings with more than 25 senior commercial diplomats from markets in Western, Central, and Eastern Europe, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan.  They also will have the opportunity to identify the best business opportunities in multiple markets and attend keynote addresses by leaders from private industry and government. Markets covered during the conference include Austria, Baltics, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, U.S. Mission to the EU, and U.S. Mission to IAEA.

“There are tremendous opportunities for export growth in Europe, particularly in the former Soviet Union block countries,” said David Anderson, Jet Edge international sales manager and recent MN DEC member. “If you want to grow your export sales in Europe, this conference provides a rare opportunity to meet and speak with trade experts from almost every country in Europe about the best strategies for your export business with a single travel itinerary. How easy is that?”

To register for the conference and view the latest conference agenda, visit  Early bird registration is $299 by May 10; standard registration is $349.  Those attending the “Access the Western Hemisphere  International Trade Conference April 23-24 will receive discounted registration of $279 for each conference if they register for both conferences by March 22.  For more information, contact the U.S. Commercial Service at

About Jet Edge
Established in 1984, Jet Edge is a global designer and manufacturer of waterjet systems for precision cutting, surface preparation and coating removal. Jet Edge systems are used around the world in a broad range of industries, from the world's leading airlines to automotive, aerospace, industrial manufacturers, machine and job shops. Jet Edge waterjets are proudly made in U.S.A.

About the U.S. Commercial Service
The U.S. Commercial Service, located across the U.S. and in American Embassies and consulates in over 70 countries, is your global network of trade professionals to help your business succeed in markets around the world.

About the DEC
The Minnesota DEC is a private, nonprofit organization of experienced international business people providing export expertise to expand U.S. exporting.

For more information about Jet Edge, visit, e-mail or call 1-800-JET-EDGE or 763-497-8700. Follow us on Twitter @jetedge.