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International Trade Events Newsletter                                      February 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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European Export Concierge Service

Enterprise Florida (EFI) recently launched the new European Export Concierge Service (EECS) to help facilitate market-entry and expansion of Florida companies in select European markets: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. The EECS provides a number of options – from customized market research to business matchmaking and actual appointment-setting with prospective partners and distributors – all delivered by EFI’s foreign office network in Europe. You are invited to learn more about this exciting new program and meet with some of Enterprise Florida’s European representatives in person during one of three stops of the European Export Concierge Service Roadshow.

Date: February 26, 2020
Time: 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Miami Downtown Development Authority
200 South Biscayne Boulevard #2929
Conference Room
Miami, Florida 33131
Date: February 26, 2020
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Nova Southeastern University
Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship
Carl DeSantis Building
Executive Conference Room 3000
3301 College Avenue
Davie, Florida 33314

Date: February 27, 2020
Time: 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation
4215 Concept Court
Bradenton, Florida 34211

Doing Business in Panama Roadshow

In preparation for the upcoming Export Sales Mission to Panama, Enterprise Florida will host a 
Doing Business in Panama Roadshow in Miami, Davie, Clearwater, Tampa, and Orlando from March 9 - 12, 2020. During the roadshow, you will learn about the economic, political, and social environment of the country; best export opportunities for Florida companies; how companies can participate in the upcoming Export Mission; and how to qualify for a Gold Key Grant that covers 100% of the Participation Fee for companies. The guest speaker for the roadshow will be Laura Gimenez, Senior Commercial Officer for the U.S. Commercial Service in Panama.

Date: Monday, March 9, 2020
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Doors open 9:30 a.m.)
Location: Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
50 Alhambra Plaza (Granada Ballroom)
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
Cost: $10.00

Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Location: Pinellas County Economic Development
EpiCenter at St. Petersburg College
13805 58th Street North, Suite 1-200
Clearwater, Florida 33760
Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Doors open at 8:30 a.m.)
Location: Nova Southeastern University
Huizenga College of Business
3301 College Avenue
Carl DeSantis Building, Room 1326
Davie, Florida 33314

Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Enterprise Florida, Inc.
800 North Magnolia Avenue, Suite 1100
Orlando, Florida 32803
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Time: 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Port Tampa Bay
Boardroom (Ground Floor)
1101 Channelside Drive
Tampa, Florida 33602


Incoterms 2020 Seminar

Whether your company import or exports, or does both, a solid understanding of INCOTERMS is elemental to profitably conducting your international transactions. They define which parties in the transaction are responsible for the various forms of documentation and the timely handling of freight to and from origin and destination. Join us for an informative discussion on INCOTERMS at 8:00 AM on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at the JAXPORT Board Room on 2831 Talleyrand Avenue in Jacksonville, Florida. The cost is $25 which includes light refreshments and free parking at the JAXPORT facility. Register at Seating is limited to the first 40 registrants.

Trade Shows and Exhibitions     
Participation in overseas 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.

Dubai International Boat Show
March 10 - 14, 2020 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Contact: Larry Bernaski |
Expo Pack Mexico
June 2 - 5, 2020 | Mexico City, Mexico

Contact: Joseph Bell |
FIDAE 2020
March 31 - April 5, 2020 | Santiago, Chile

Contact: Michael Cooney |
Meditech 2020
July 14 - 17, 2020 | Bogota, Colombia

Contact: Michael Schiffhauer |
Natural and Organics Products Europe
April 19 - 20, 2020 | London, United Kingdom
Contact: Joseph Bell |
Farnborough International Airshow 2020
July 20 - 24, 2020 | Hampshire, United Kingdom

Contact: Michael Cooney |
Expo Seguridad Mexico
April 21 - 23, 2020 | Mexico City, Mexico

Contact: Christopher Munoz | or 
Ana Arroyo |
Medical Fair Asia 2020
September 9 - 11, 2020 | Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Contact: Michael Schiffhauer |
Hospitalar 2020
May 19 - 22, 2020 | São Paulo, Brazil

Contact: Michael Schiffhauer | 

Trade Missions
Export Sales Mission Panama - Cover
Trade missions are an excellent way to help Florida companies identify new clients and develop strategic relationships through business matchmaking events. Small and medium-sized companies may qualify for a grant which will offset 100% of the Gold Key Service fee. To learn more about upcoming EFI Trade Missions, click here.

Export Sales Mission to Panama
June 22 - 25, 2020 | Panama City, Panama

Contact: Christopher Munoz |

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 Missions Trade Shows
Drop Shipments & Routed Transactions - (New)
February 18, 2020
Executive Healthcare & Technology Investment Mission
March 5 - 17, 2020
Orlando, Florida

USA Fair 2020
March 31 - April 2, 2020
Lagos, Nigeria
Exporting to India? Use Your Website -(New)
February 19, 2020
Tradewinds Mission & Business Forum - Indo-Pacific Business Opportunities
April 20 - 27, 2020
Japan, Korea, Thailand, Vietnam
2020 Smart City Summit & Expo
March 24 - 27, 2020
Taipei, Taiwan
E-Commerce: Your Ticket to Exporting Success? - (New)
February 19, 2020
Orlando, Florida
U.S. Commercial Service Trade Mission to the Caribbean Region
May 31 - June 5, 2020
Various Caribbean Locations
100 Successful Women in Business Annual Global Conference & Expo - (New)
March 28, 2020
Miami, Florida
Online Marketing Strategies for International Business - (New)
March 4, 2020
Post-Reconstruction Trade Mission to Southern Africa - (New)
June 15 - 18, 2020
Maputo, Mozambique; Lilongwe, Malawi (optional); Harare, Zimbabwe (optional)
Latin Tyre Expo / Latin Auto Parts Expo
July 14 - 17, 2020
Panama City, Panama
Cultural Sensitivity Program - (New)
March 10, 2020
Intra-African Trade Fair 2020
September 1 - 7, 2020
Kigali, Rwanda
ACE Export Reports for Compliance -(New)
April 14, 2020
Beyond Beauty Americas - (New)
October 15 - 17, 2020
Miami Beach, Florida

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