Extend your reach

LOOKING TO

EXPAND YOUR COMPANY TO THE UNITED STATES?

ABQ Co-Pilot is a free, no obligation “soft-landing” program designed to help your company successfully plan a relocation or expansion to the U.S. 

Over the course of three days in Albuquerque, New Mexico, you will have the opportunity to request meetings with:

  • Potential Customers

  • Business Formation Attorneys

  • Immigration Attorneys

  • Tax Experts

  • Financial Institutions

  • 3rd Party Logistic Service Providers

  • Government Officials

  • Real Estate Agents & Developers

  • Existing Industry Partners

  • U.S. Suppliers

  • PR/Marketing Service Providers

  • Incubators, Accelerators, Co-Working Spaces, Chambers of Commerce, Networking Event Organizers and much more!

These resources will give your company a sound strategy to enter the U.S. market.

Albuquerque is strategically located in between California and Texas, the two largest economies in the U.S., but at a fraction of the cost of doing business.  Come learn about how you can leverage the location of your company with your target markets for a competitive advantage.

ABQ Copilot

Program Registration

ABQ Co-Pilot is a “soft-landing” program designed to help your company successfully plan a relocation or expansion to the United States. Please indicate the services you are interested in receiving:

Company activity(ies):

Manufacturer

Service company

Distributor/Representative

Franchiser

Other

My company is interested in (check all that apply):

Business Formation in the US

Questions you may be having:

  • What type of legal structure should I choose?

Immigration

Questions you may be having:

  • What visa options do I have to open my business in the US?

Taxes

Questions you may be having:

  • What taxes should I be prepared for?

  • What’s the best way to form my US company from a tax perspective?

  • How will the ownership structure of the US business impact my personal and corporate taxes?

Banking

Questions you may be having:

  • How do I set-up bank accounts in the US?

  • How do I build business credit in the US?

Logistics

Questions you may be having:

  • How will this expansion impact my supply chain?

  • How will this expansion impact my ability to distribute to existing and future customers?

Government Support

Questions you may be having:

  • Do federal and local governments in the US have programs and resources to support foreign SMEs?

Opening your US based Office

Questions you may be having:

  • Can I get help searching for office/warehouse/manufacturing space for lease or purchase?

  • Are there shared/co-working spaces I could access before making any major decisions?

  • Are there incubators and accelerators available that support companies like mine?

Supply Chain

Questions you may be having:

  • How will this expansion affect my existing supply chain?

  • Are there alternative suppliers I can consider near my future US location?

  • Are there opportunities to source manufacturing in Mexico?

Industry Support

Questions you may be having:

  • Are there other companies, industry associations, chambers of commerce, etc. that can help me get oriented to the US market specific to my products/services?

Hiring

Questions you may be having:

  • How will I find qualified employees in the US?

  • Are there any workforce training programs that can help train new employees?

Marketing

Questions you may be having:

  • The US is a very large country.  How will I do market research?

  • How might I need to change my branding and messaging to appeal to the US market?

  • How do I get visibility once I’m in the US?

Incentives

Questions you may be having:

  • Is there funding, tax incentives, or other types of assistance available to companies like mine that want to open operations in the US?

The Trade Alliance is happy to provide some preliminary matchmaking services as a part of your visit to New Mexico. What might you be interested in?

Distributor/Wholesaler

Joint Venture partner/Licensee

Agent/Sales Representative

End Users/Buyers

Franchisee

Additional In-Country Representation

Other