Enterprise Florida, the official economic and commercial development agency of the southern state, will hold the first edition of the Florida International Trade Expo between March 16 and 18. During the event, you can talk with exhibitors and participants and organize individual meetings
The state of Florida will organize its first virtual fair to connect local industries with international investors. Enterprise Florida. The official economic and commercial development agency of the southern state indicated that during the event 180 manufacturers, distributors, and professional service providers from 18 sectors of the economy will be available for three days to meet virtually with some 5,000 participants from the world to discuss possible business ventures.
The first edition of the Florida International Trade Expo will take place between March 16 and 18. During these days, wholesalers and purchasing representatives from around the world will have the opportunity to interact with leading companies in sectors ranging from aeronautics to construction, through clean technology, food products, and medical technology. The event also includes opportunities with the local government, seaports, airports, and the school system.
Participating is free. All you have to do is register on the website ( www.floridaexpo.com ), wherefrom now on there will be access to exhibitors and products to make your visit to the fair more effective. Those who are registered will be able to make video calls, chat with exhibitors and organize individual meetings.
In addition, during the three days of the fair, there will be live webinars that will cover topics such as business opportunities and advantages of doing business in Florida, the infrastructure and logistics available in the state, and the growing industry of technological innovation. in the state. Speakers will include Florida Secretary of Commerce Jamal Sowell, State Port Director Doug Wheeler, and Florida Chamber of Commerce President Mark Wilson.
Florida has always been considered the gateway to the United States, especially for Latin American companies and entrepreneurs. On average, the annual commercial exchange between this state and the Latin American and Caribbean region exceeds USD 80 billion. During the last years, 74 percent of the state’s exports have been destined for this region of the world.
Until 2019, the main partners of Florida ports were the Dominican Republic, China, Honduras, Guatemala, and Colombia. The pandemic affected the world economy and 2020 was a different year. With its sights set on what will come in 2021, the state of Florida is betting on becoming the great center of commerce in the country and that is why it makes tools such as this virtual fair available so that from any corner of the world it is simple to enter in contact with private companies operating in the state and with government trade organizations.