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International Trade Events Newsletter                                        November 2020

Welcome to Enterprise Florida's International Trade Events Newsletter!

Enterprise Florida’s International Trade Events Newsletter is an excellent way to stay informed about events happening around the state and overseas to help you do business globally!

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Exhibit at the First-Ever Virtual Florida International Trade Expo

Registration is now open for the first-ever Florida International Trade Expo, a virtual showcase of leading Florida export products and services. Florida is the first U.S. state to organize such a virtual trade event and we want your company to participate in an event designed to generate business opportunities for you. 
  • This global online platform will connect Florida small and medium-sized companies directly with a worldwide business audience of international buyers, distributors, and decision makers interested in their products and services.
  • Experience first-hand how next-generation virtual events can grow your exports without leaving the office. No travel required!
  • Reimbursable virtual trade show grants will be available to eligible companies to cover the exhibitor registration cost of $1,060.
  • Visit the website to learn more and register!
Spaces are limited and filling up fast. Register today to reserve your spot!

Enterprise Florida Trade Events    
Webinars and Seminars    

How to Successfully Exhibit at a Virtual Trade Show (New)
November 12, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. EDT
Contact: Alejandra Henao | or Larry Bernaski |

Virtual trade shows provide a powerful tool for effective lead generation for your business without the cost associated with travel. Join Enterprise Florida trade specialists, along with virtual trade show experts to learn about the virtual trade show process and exhibitor features, best practices to maximize success, recommendations for effectively increasing your return on investment, how your company can participate in the Florida International Trade Expo and the grants available to offset the registration fee.

Florida Seaports Virtual Forum: Focused on the Future (Updated)
November 17, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT

Contact: Selma Fates |

Please plan to join us for a virtual forum featuring a discussion by Florida’s deepwater seaports on the domestic and international developments of the future, plus updates from partners in the transportation industry, state government, and the private sector. The event will feature an address by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.

Virtual Business Matchmaking Webinar Series: Destination Africa and Canada (New)
Contact: Michael Cooney | or Andrea Moore |

Join us for the Virtual Business Matchmaking Webinar Series, as we help facilitate market entry and expansion of Florida companies seeking to grow in sub-Saharan Africa region and Canada.

Trade practitioners and specialists will provide:

  • Economic insights and business climate assessments.
  • Business briefings on best trade opportunities.
  • An in-depth look at how the B2B VBM service matches Florida suppliers with suitable foreign partners, distributors and buyers.
  • A brief overview of Enterprise Florida’s grant programs.
  • Details on the VBM grant program that reimburses qualified Florida companies for 100% of the matchmaking fee.
  • Information about Enterprise Florida's first-ever Florida International Trade Expo.
  Destination Africa
Thursday, November 19, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. EST

Destination Canada
Thursday, December 1, 2020
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. EST


Trade Shows and Exhibitions
Participation in international trade shows provides opportunities for Florida companies to showcase their products and services. Enterprise Florida has secured space for companies to exhibit in the shows listed below and grants are available to help offset your exhibition costs in these trade shows. To learn more about upcoming EFI Trade Shows, click here.

Virtual.Medica 2020
November 16 - 19, 2020 | Online

Contact: Michael Schiffhauer |
Mexico Aerospace Fair - FAMEX 2021
April 21 - 24, 2021 | Querétaro, Mexico

Contact: Michael Cooney | 
AmCham Colombia International Virtual Trade Show
December 9 - 11, 2020 | Online

Contact: Alejandra Henao |
Arab Health 2021 
June 21 - 24, 2021 | Dubai, United Arab Health

Contact: Michael Schiffhauer |
Meditech 2021
March 9 - 12, 2021 | Bogota, Colombia

Contact: Michael Schiffhauer | 
or Alejandra Henao |
Paris Air Show 2021 - (New)
June 21 - 27, 2021 | Paris, France

Contact: Michael Cooney |
Dubai International Boat Show - Updated
March 9 - 13, 2021 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Contact: Larry Bernaski |

Partner Trade Events  
Our partners host a variety of local or international events that are beneficial to Florida companies. Click here to learn more about upcoming Partner Trade Events.

Seminars and Workshops Trade Conferences   Trade Missions Trade Shows
Doing Business with the World and World Trade Center (WTC) Fort Lauderdale Inauguration -
November 13, 2020
South Florida Manufacturers Association 60th Annual Meeting
November 12, 2020
U.S. Commercial Service Trade Mission to the Caribbean Region
May 23 - 28, 2021
Various Caribbean Locations
MyAPEC2020 Malaysia Virtual Exhibition
Throughout the months of October and December 2020
The Power of Women in Finance: Lessons from Trailblazing Women in the U.A.E. and the U.S. - (New)
November 16, 2020

24th Americas Food and Beverage Show Virtual Conference
November 2 - 20, 2020

  Giant Health Event - (New)
December 1 - 2, 2020

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