The News

January, 2002

Trade Logistics & Strategies will participate in the 2002 Maryland Bio Mission to Kanagawa, Japan February 3-7 in Kanagawa, Japan. TLS Receives State of Maryland Export MD grant to further its representation of Maryland firms seeking to export.

TLS will be a participant in the Maryland Bio Mission being held at the Yokohama Grand Inter-Continental Hotel from February 3-7, 2002. The Mission is sponsored by the Office of International Business of the Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development, the Kanagawa, Japan Prefecture Government and the Japan External Trade Relations Organization (JETRO).

The Mission will be attended by Maryland officials, a representative of the National Institutes of Health, representatives of the University of Maryland and representatives of a number of Maryland based biotech companies. TLS will have the honor of representing each of its Maryland based clients at the Mission. Presently, it is expected that the Mission will attract the attendance of between 150 and 200 Japanese companies active in all aspects of Japan's biotech industry. Given the level and quality of attendance and the excellent organizational efforts made by each of the sponsors TLS is looking forward to showcasing its Maryland based biotech clients at the show.

Trade Logistics & Strategies participation in the Mission is facilitated in part by a grant from the State Of Maryland's Export MD program. It is an honor for TLS to receive the State's award and a recognition of TLS' efforts to assist Maryland's entrepreneurs to develop their international business.