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CIAA Qualified Importer Program Retailer Trip to SIAL

ATTENTION: Cheese Buyers

You may be eligible to win a trip to the SIAL show in Paris France!

The Cheese importers Association of America Qualified Importer Program is sponsoring a trip to The Salon International de l'Agroalimentaire (SIAL), the largest food exhibition in the world, taking place in Paris France, October 15-19, 2016.

Discover the latest trends and innovations in cheese, including display and packaging from around the world.

Fifteen participants will be chosen in a random drawing to win an all-expense paid educational trip to the SIAL show in Paris France. The program includes educational tours as well as networking with industry experts and other learning opportunities in and around Paris.

To qualify, retailers should purchase at least 250,000 lbs. of wholesale cheese per year or have 5 or more retail stores. To apply see the application below.

Funding for the Retailer trip is generated from the Qualified Importer Program that is derived from the assessment importers pay on dairy products imported into the U.S. No corporate funds are involved.

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Application Process

  1. Open, fillout, and print the application form
  2. Open, fillout, and print the waiver and release form

Deadline to Apply: July 30, 2016.

All items must be completed and either mailed or faxed back to CIAA QIP Headquarters. Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.

Cheese Importers Association of America Qualified Importer Program
204 E Street NE
Washington, DC 20002

Fax: 202-547-6348