Mission Costs

Mission Costs Paid to Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors & Premiers

In Person Mission Participant Fee: $1,500 USD ($500 USD for each additional participant)

Virtual Mission Participation Fee: Reduced price of $1,000 USD per company

Includes group ground transport, networking events, briefing and logistical assistance. Travel, individual transportation to meetings, interpreters, hotel and meals are not included.

Brief Market Research and Appointment Setting Fee*


$2,650 USD


$2,650 USD

Grant funding is available in many States to cover a portion of the mission participation fee and travel costs. Please contact your State recruiter for more information.

Cancellation Policy: If for any reason a mission participant cancels their participation, the mission participation fee is non-refundable. If the participant decides to travel at a future date, appointment setting services will be provided by the GSGP South America Trade Offices at no extra charge assuming the trip takes place within three months of the original mission date (dependent on Covid situation).

Costs Paid Directly by Participants

All costs below are estimated and will depend on the exchange rate at the time of the mission.

International Airline Ticket



$1,500 USD Approx.


Each participant will make their own flight arrangements to travel both to/from Brazil and Colombia. Due to logistical complications, GSGP cannot obtain a discounted rate. Recommendations for the “Group” internal flight will be provided. 


Federal per diem rates for hotels: São Paulo $286 and Bogotá $254. 



GSGP will reserve a block of discounted rooms at hotels in São Paulo and Bogotá. More information will be available soon.

Drivers and Interpreters

Participants are responsible for paying for their own transportation to and from meetings.

Brazil - driver and interpreter combined

$500 per day + $30 wire fee if wired to U.S. account


Colombia-approx. costs

Interpreter full day 

Interpreter half day (if available)

Taxi/Driver (to-from meetings) 


$365 per day



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