lunes, 26 de noviembre de 2012

Florida International Trade News & Events - November 26, 2012

Florida International Trade News & Events               November 26, 2012

Welcome to Enterprise Florida's International trade news & events newsletter!

New Enterprise Florida trade events this week:

New Partner trade events this week:

Events are listed in order by date.  Please contact individual
event  organizers for additional information.

Programs & Services for Florida Exporters

      Trade Event Grants

Calendar of Events
For a complete listing of Enterprise Florida events, please click the link below.

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Enterprise Florida Trade Events

CeBIT 2013
March 5-9, 2013
Hannover, Germany

Join Enterprise Florida at CeBIT 2013, the world’s leading marketplace for ICT and Digital Technologies! CeBIT 2013 offers a unique opportunity to showcase your company at the world’s most exciting platform for sales, marketing and networking in the world of ICT. More than 4,000 exhibitors from over 70 countries participated at CeBIT 2012.

Exhibitors can benefit from an effective combination of trade show, conferences and networking platforms. The show facilitates efficient networking of business, science, politics and the media at an international level — plus an unparalleled concentration of decision-makers and investment potential.

  • Auto ID & RFID Banking & Finance
  • World Business Communication & Networks including Wireless Communication and Mobile Solutions
  • Enterprise Storage Solutions
  • Virtualization
  • Hardware and Multimedia Solutions
  • Transport, Logistics & Navigation
  • And more!
Trade Grants are available to help offset your exhibition cost in this show. Please let EFI know if you wish to receive more details on this opportunity!

 For further information, please contact:
Ms. Andrea Moore
Enterprise Florida Inc.

March 5-9, 2013
Dubai, U.A.E.

The Middle East remains one of the most affluent regions in the world and companies from all over the globe will be showcasing the latest designs and innovations at the Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS). With an impressive display of boats and super yachts in the Middle East and the largest, most lucrative gathering of VIP’s and Royal families; DIBS delivers the ultimate meeting point for the region’s most prosperous buyers. Attracting tens of thousands of visitors each year, DIBS is one of the few events worldwide where companies constantly experience an impressive return on investment.

After a year hiatus, Enterprise Florida is taking the lead on a Florida pavilion at this show. Florida continues to be the only U.S. state with a group presence thus enhancing our state’s visibility as the premier state for the marine industry.  We’ve secured premier locations for a variety of exhibitors. If you are a Florida-based business and interested in the Middle East Region, exhibiting within the Florida pavilion can help your company maximize its exposure in the most cost-effective manner.

Trade Grants are available to help offset your exhibition cost in this show. Please let EFI know if you wish to receive more details on this opportunity!

Deadline to register is November 30, 2012

For further information, please contact:
Larry Bernaksi
Enterprise Florida Inc.

May 21-24, 2013
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Hospitalar is the most important health fair in Brazil and Latin America. The show features products ranging from the most sophisticated state-of-the-art medical technology to disposables. Almost 90,000 professional visitors and over 1,250 exhibitors are anticipated at this year’s show.

The Market
Brazil is the largest economy in South America with the highest potential in the healthcare market. Brazil has over 6,400 hospitals and 15,000 clinics and healthcare establishments. The Brazilian healthcare market is over $125 billion. Imports account for approximately 25% of the market, with the U.S. providing 50% of all imports. The medical equipment market is over $6.0 billion.

The continued expansion of the Brazilian private health care sector, particularly in the HMO sector, should create new opportunities for U.S. exporters, particularly for more advanced medical equipment, disposables, diagnostic devices, implants and components.

Deadline to register is March 1, 2013

For further information, please contact:
Michael Schiffhauer
Enterprise Florida, Inc.

June 17-23, 2013
Paris, France

Florida Governor Rick Scott and Secretary of Commerce Gray Swoope will lead the Florida delegation to next year's Paris Air Show!

The Paris Air Show has been the world's leading aviation and space event for over 100 years and the 50th Paris Air Show is no exception! Paris 2013 will take place at Le Bourget Exhibition Centre from June 17th – 23rd, 2013. Paris, once again plays host to all the industry's players from across the globe to showcase the latest technological innovations. The first four days of the show, exclusively for trade visitors, are followed by three days for the general public.

The FLORIDA PAVILION, once again, enjoys a premier location where Florida’s industry and economic development community can meet existing clients along with new prospects!

Trade Grants are available to help offset your exhibition cost in this show. Please let EFI know if you wish to receive more details on this opportunity!

For further information, please contact:
Ken Cooksey
Enterprise Florida Inc.

Partner Trade Events
Sixth Annual International Business Leadership Awards

November 29, 2012
Miami, Florida

The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend a half day rogram featuring best practices from companies and  information on opportunities that improve the business climate for trade and services between the United States and Florida’s trading partners. Participants will also meet top-level speakers from the Inter-American Development Bank that will discuss financing opportunities, instruments to support private sector projects in Latin America and the Caribbean, and finance solutions available for U.S. exporters. The moderator/emcee for this event will be Stephen Keppel, Economics Editor & Financial Content Director, Univision Network. The International Business Leadership Awards Luncheon will coincide with the conference and provides recognition for international businesses that significantly impacts the economy of Florida. Individual recognition awards will be given to G. Lee Sandler, Founding Member, Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. and Frank Ryll, Director, Global Outreach for the Florida Chamber of Commerce.

November 30, 2012
Miami, Florida

The Center for Hemispheric Policy at the University of Miami cordially invites you to attend the Latin America Economic Forecast 2013. During this seminar, the following topics will be covered:

• The Global Economic Outlook and Its Impact On Latin America
• The Global Trade Agenda
• Prospects for Doing Business In The Region

December 3-5, 2012
Miami, Florida

To facilitate a high-level dialog with aviation interests in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency, in cooperation with the Federal Aviation Administration, will sponsor the Latin America & Caribbean Aviation Summit. Summit topics and project briefings will focus on air traffic control modernization, airport infrastructure, aviation safety and security, IT management and green airport technologies in the region. The Summit will promote specific commercial opportunities for U.S. businesses and seek to expand overall trade opportunities.

December 5-8, 2012
Cali, Colombia

 The Colombian American Chamber of Commerce USA and AMCHAM Colombia invites you to join the business development mission to Cali, Colombia. Cali is a modern city with an average temperature of 25 C, destination for national and international migrations, protected by mountains, surrounded by nature and rivers, national and global destination for sports competitions and the second best place to live in Colombia.

December 6-7, 2012
Orlando, Florida

Join the Manufacturers Association of Florida for the 9th Annual Manufacturers Summit and Marketplace.  If you are looking to increase your competitive edge, thinking about expanding in Florida or finding international customers, this event is your “one-stop” for relevant information and contacts. 
The forum will cover opportunities to hire an educated,  trained and certified workforce, where to get training for your current workforce, international business opportunities, the manufacturing landscape nationally and stateside, economic development incentives, technical assistance, and everything else you need to know to optimally do business in Florida. If you are looking to improve your supply chain, manufacturing suppliers and service providers will be exhibiting their products and services to help you be more successful. 

December 7, 2012
Miami, Florida

The World Energy of the Future Solutions 2012 is a one day program that includes sessions on key issues regarding recent developments in clean energy and renewal sectors. The summit features 34+ speakers and more than 40 exhibitors. Attendees will explore the challenges and learn solutions for successfully implementing new energy development on the future from senior industry stakeholders.

January 16, 2013
Fort Myers, Florida

The Southwest Regional Manufactures Association invites you to attend the seminar “Purposeful Service in a Plugged in World.” This seminar will teach you about servicing your clients in an increasingly 24/7 world. Featured speakers include: Bryan Hayes of White Lodging and a CEO Panel featuring Kevin Hawkesworth of Shaw Development and Ken Kirby of Transdermal Delivery Solutions. Manny Mencia from Enterprise Florida will update the group on export opportunities for Florida manufacturers. 

January 31-February 1, 2013
Miami Beach, Florida
The MiaGreen Expo & Conference is the only event in the United States providing access to the ever-growing, non-stoppable green, renewable and sustainable markets for ALL the Americas. With its unique marketing mix (80% US + 20% Latin America & the Caribbean), MiaGreen has developed as the one-stop, all-inclusive, interactive conference and marketplace for SUSTAINABILITY, combining a major trade show with front edge extensive educational and networking programs.


Trade Mission: South India & Sri Lanka
Infrastructure, Hospitality, Healthcare, Environment & IT
February 3-8, 2013
Chennai & Cochin, India and Colombo, Sri Lanka
Explore the markets in Chennai, Cochin and Colombo! Join the U.S. Department of Commerce in this multi sector Trade Mission to South India and Sri Lanka and increase your sales to these booming markets! With soon-to-be implemented infrastructure and industrial facilities in South India and Sri Lanka, now is the time for U.S. firms to play a major role in design, construction, engineering and management of signature projects in the region. This trade mission will help participating firms gain market insights, make industry contacts, solidify business strategies, and advance specific projects, with the goal of increasing U.S. exports of goods and services to India and Sri Lanka.


Featuring Keynote Speaker Tom Donohue, President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

April 1-3, 2013
Tallahassee, Florida
Join the Florida Chamber of Commerce and Florida’s international business community to hear from top international trade experts and promote the significant role international business has in Florida’s economy and in your business.

Participants will have the opportunity to:
  • Meet with Florida’s legislators and top decision makers to promote the importance of trade and international business
  • Discuss the importance of manufacturing exports and the industry’s significant role in our goal to double Florida-origin exports in 5 years
  •  Hear from experts on trade issues and regulations affecting Florida’s international business economy and more

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