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Delegation Trip to Germany

Occurring every two years, WindEnergy Hamburg is one of the largest wind conferences in the world, bringing in nearly 40,000 people across the globe. As part of the Global Gateway Hamburg delegation, participants will be connected to key players in the global onshore and offshore wind industry. Delegates will exhibit with the Business Network as part of the U.S. Offshore Wind Pavilion. This event is one of the largest and most important business opportunities for building connections and sharing news and advancements in the industry. The deadline for registration is August 9.


Sunday, September 22

  • Arrival in Hamburg, Germany
  • Welcome Dinner

Monday, September 23

  • U.S. Offshore Wind Pavilion set up
    Official Welcome
  • Reception hosted by WindEnergy Hamburg

Tuesday, September 24

  • Attend and exhibit at WindEnergy Hamburg
  • B2B Meetings
  • Receptions

Wednesday, September 25

  • Attend and exhibit at WindEnergy Hamburg
  • B2B Meetings
  • Receptions & Pavilion Happy Hour

Thursday, September 26

  • Attend and exhibit at WindEnergy Hamburg
  • B2B Meetings
  • Receptions

Friday, September 27

  • Attend and exhibit at WindEnergy Hamburg
  • B2B Meetings
  • Receptions
  • Closing Dinner

Delegation Benefits:

  • B2B Matchmaking: through our wide international network, the Business Network will organize introductions for each delegate.
  • Side Events: the Business Network will host a happy hour for delegates to meet with offshore wind stakeholders and potential partners and clients. The Network will also provide delegates access to various invite-only events and receptions during the trip.
  • U.S. Offshore Wind Pavilion: to ensure our delegates have high visibility at the conference, we are organizing a pavilion booth where delegates can showcase their companies. All delegate logos will be on booth graphics and member companies have the option to book a branded counter (first-come, first-serve).
  • Conference Registration: the Network will organize all conference registrations for delegates at a discounted rate.
  • Speaking Opportunities: the Network works directly with conference organizers to include Global Gateway delegates into the program.

Hotel Accommodation:

  • The Business Network is organizing a room block at a centrally located hotel in Hamburg. Delegates will receive discounted rates. Once registered, we will provide you with the booking link for the hotel.

Trip and Pricing Details:

  • Member Fee: $3,250
  • Non-Member Fee: $3,775
  • Fees include trip organization, conference registration, curated meetings, introductions, hotel discount, local transport, conference exhibit booth costs and meeting room space, graphics promoting all delegates, pre-departure marketing support, and the potential for a speaking opportunity
  • NOTE: Participants are responsible for international airfare and lodging expenses

Financial Support for Global Gateway

Did you know that you can fund your Global Gateway delegation trip through a grant from the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP)? This program from the U.S. Small Business Association assists small U.S. businesses with the large up-front costs associated with expansion into international markets. STEP offers grants that may help fund your participation in the Global Gateway delegation trips. For a full list of states that participate in this program and what is included, click here. Interested in learning more? Contact Bettina Geissbuehler, Director of Business Development and Global Outreach.