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The Wallonia Export-Investment Agency (AWEX) has five offices in the United States: Chicago, Houston, New York, San Franicsco and Washington.

Wallonia Export-Investment Agency in Chicago

Our office in Chicago is the office for the wole Us market in the following sectors: automotive industry, multimodal logistics, agricultural machines, food service appliances, publishing, tool manufacturing/machines, veterinary equipment, chemicals/plastics (general), packaging, iron and steel industry, advanced materials.

In addition this office represents Wallonia in the Central states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin for all local contacts and actions.

Gilles PHILIPPART de FOY | Trade and Investment Commissioner

Muriel LIBERT | Trade Assistant

 

Wallonia Export-Investment Agency in Houston

Our office in Houston is the pilot office for the whole US market in the following sectors: energy (oil, gas, electric), petrochemicals, aerospace and aviation, port management and equipment, engineering projects, and livestock and animal husbandry, agricultural raw materials, home construction (home improvement, kitchen, bathroom), home furnishings, sports equipment and clothing, printing, building construction, textile machines and materials, naval construction and water sports/sailing.

In addition this office represents Wallonia in the Southwestern states of Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas for all local contacts and actions. And the Southern states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee for all local contacts and actions.

Yves DUBUS | Trade and Investment Commissioner

Djazia FILOSO | Senior Trade Officer

 

Wallonia Export-Investment Agency in New York

Our office in New York is the pilot office for the whole US market in the following sectors: life sciences (including drugs, medical equipment & devices and biotechnology), food products including beverages & confectionery, tableware, toys and games, logistics, financial & banking services, introduction to the United Nations programs and in particular, the UNDP.

In addition this office represents Wallonia in the Northeastern states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont for all local contacts and actions.

Edith MAYEUX | Trade and Investment Commissioner

Taner ORHAN | Investment Project Manager

Patrizia VENDITTI | Trade Assistant

 

Wallonia Export-Investment Agency in San Francisco

Our office in San Francisco is the pilot office for the whole US market in the following sectors: ICT, Cleantech, Cinema/Trans media, Advanced materials.

In addition this office represents Wallonia in the Western states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaï, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming for all local contacts and actions.

Baudouin de HEMPTINNE |Trade and Investment Commissioner

Audra MARTYN SPALL | Program Coordinator

 

Wallonia Export-Investment Agency in Washington

Our office in Washington is the pilot office for the whole US market in the following sectors: urban and rail transportation, security, mining equipment, regulatory affairs (for all sectors), federal government contracts, professional associations, World Bank Group/Interamerican Bank of Development and the International Monetary Fund.

In addition this office represents Wallonia in the states of Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia for all local contacts and actions in addition to the District of Columbia. And the following countries and territories: Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, Turks and Caicos Islands, US Virgin Islands, Jamaica, Haiti and Dominican Republic.

Bernard GEENEN | Trade and Investment Commissioner