UPDATED: The application deadline for the India Trade Mission has been extended to Friday, December 3, 2010.
Earlier this month in Mumbai, Commerce Secretary Gary Locke announced  that he will lead a high-technology trade mission to India next February. The India High Technology Business Development Mission is focused on U.S. companies that offer products or services in the civil nuclear, defense and security, civil aviation, and information communications technology industries and are looking to either expand their current business in India or are interested in entering the market for the first time.
If you’re interested in participating in the upcoming trade mission, time is running out to apply. If your company meets the participation requirements , complete a mission application  by Nov. 30 to join Secretary Locke in New Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai  this February. Submitted applications will be reviewed by industry and market experts, and final participants will be selected from the most qualified candidates. Application status notifications will be sent out Dec. 13.
This business development mission will give U.S. companies access to market information and high-level business and government contacts, helping them to solidify international business strategies and advance their projects. They will meet with prescreened potential business partners, agents, distributors, representatives and licensees, as well as high-level national and local government officials. The agenda will also include networking opportunities, country briefings and seminars.
Learn more about the India High Technology Business Development Mission on the India Mission 2011 homepage  or by contacting the Office of Business Liaison at IndiaMission2011[at]doc[dot]gov  or 202-482.1360.