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|Join Governor Rick Scott on a Team Florida Trade Mission to Chile|
|Monday, 28 January 2013 15:53|
Join Governor Rick Scott on a Team Florida Trade Mission to Chile
May 20-23, 2013
The Chilean economy continues to be a model for developing countries, surpassing their forecasted 5.5 percent growth for the second consecutive year.
Florida enjoys a significant share of the total U.S. exports to Chile. The South American nation is ranked as Florida’s sixth-best trading partner with over $2.4 billion in Florida origin exports -an increase of 22 percent since 2011.Total merchandise trade amounted to $7 billion through November 2012 and there is ample opportunity to expand our trade and investment relationships.
The Team Florida trade mission to Chile is part of a statewide strategy to market Florida products and services more aggressively in Latin America. This strategy is intended to benefit small businesses as well as the state. The Team Florida trade mission to Chile will be highly active, featuring a business matchmaker program for Florida exporters, including one-on-one business appointments with potential Chilean partners.
Grants covering 100% of registration fees are available through an initiative with the U.S. Small Business Administration!
Trade grants will be available to qualified Florida manufacturers and professional service providers, covering 100 percent of the registration fee for the first company representative. Please note the grant is only available for Option 1 Gold Key Package.
Funded in part through a grant award with the U.S. Small Business Administration
Gold Key Registration Deadline is March 25, 2013
Delegate Deadline is April 10, 2013
For more information please contact:
Juliana Peña, Enterprise Florida Inc.
Jay Sumners, Enterprise Florida Inc.