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Event Types for Trade Events

For ITA events, the API returns the following terms for event_type:

event_type Region
Catalog Event Official ITA Event
Certified Trade Mission Official ITA Event
International Buyer Program Official ITA Event
Trade Fair Official ITA Event
Trade Mission Official ITA Event
Trade Promotion Event Official ITA Event
Seminar-Webinar Official ITA Event
Domestic Initiated Ev. < 5K Local Event
Post Initiated Event-Under 5k Local Event
Training Local Event


Region refers to the office that has initiated the event. These are not returned by the method. They only help clarify how the event_type can be used:

  • Official ITA Event - sponsored by the International Trade Administration
  • Local Event - sponsored by your local US Export Assistance Center or similar office