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FITCE 2019 - Florida International Trade & Cultural Expo

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Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center

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2019 FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND CULTURAL EXPO (FITCE)

OCTOBER 9 & 10, 2019
Greater Fort Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center
1950 Eisenhower Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33316
United States of America

Online registration is now open! Cost: FREE

Broward County invites you to join us October 9-10, 2019 for our 5th Annual Florida International Trade and Cultural Expo (FITCE 2019).

FITCE 2019 will once again welcome local and international companies to the Greater Fort Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for a unique opportunity to engage high level government leaders, international trade experts and delegations from around the world to participate in dialogues relating to international trade, foreign direct investment and culture. FITCE 2019 expects to attract over 1,500 attendees including approximately 250 international businesses and approximately 1250 local businesses, multi-cultural global trade representatives from over 52 countries, federal, state and local trade agencies, and government leaders from around the world.

FITCE 2019 ACTIVITIES:

  • Panel Discussions and Seminars – “11 Steps to Exporting - A Roadmap to your Exporting Success!” and “How to Import into the United States”

  • Doing Business with the World – export and investment opportunities presented by foreign government officials, ambassadors, consuls general, trade commissioners and/or leaders of bi-national chambers of commerce representing over 52 countries

  • Speed Matchmaking with Country Representatives - meet one-on-one with governmental officials, ambassadors, consuls general, trade commissioners and/or leaders of bi-national chambers of commerce

  • The World Expo Marketplace - visit and network with local and international exhibitors (buyers & sellers list provided on-site)

  • American & International Buyers Panel / Meet & Greet – learn about the purchasing process of large institutions and meet the buyers afterwards

  • Networking Cocktail Receptions / Cultural Experiences, and much more!


WHY SHOULD I ATTEND FITCE?

  • Sell your products and services to over 52 countries! at the World Expo Marketplace

  • Meet & Greet international delegations, consulates, trade commissioners and bi-national chambers at Doing Business with the World, World Expo Marketplace & Speed Matchmaking with Country Representatives

  • Learn about international trade resources and assistance during the “11 Steps to Exporting”, “How to Import into the United States”, Doing Business with the World panels and more!

  • Immerse yourself with worldwide culture – visit the local & international visual art exhibit & enjoy multicultural performances

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE VIDEO, PHOTOS & PRESS COVERAGE OF FITCE 2018

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 4, 2019

INTERNATIONAL DELEGATION PACKAGES AND SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES! For more information on international delegation packages or sponsorship opportunities, please communicate directly with Paola Isaac Baraya, Economic Development Specialist for International Trade, 954-357-7894 or email: pisaac@broward.org.


PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

PRELIMINARY EVENT AGENDA (Subject to Change)

SETUP DAY- Tuesday, October 8, 2019

9:00AM – 5:00PM Sponsor & Exhibitor Registration and World Expo Setup

2:00PM – 4:00PM Tour of Port Everglades & Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport
(to be confirmed -international delegates only)

Day 1 – LEARN

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

8:00AM – 9:50AM Registration & Opening Ceremony Breakfast – World Expo Marketplace Opens!
10:00AM – 10:55AM 11 Steps to Exporting – A Roadmap to your Exporting Success!

11:00AM – 11:55AM How to Successfully Bring Your Business to the United States of America

12:00PM – 1:00PM Buyers & Sellers Networking @ World Expo Marketplace

1:00PM – 2:25PM World Leaders & Former Presidents Panel

2:45PM – 3:30PM Doing Business with the World! – Part I (10 countries)

3:30PM – 4:00PM Networking Coffee/Tea Break @ World Expo Marketplace

4:00PM – 5:00PM Doing Business with the World! – Part II (10 countries)

5:00PM – 7:00PM Opening Presidential Network Reception & Cultural Experience (partner event - $ cost involved)

Day 2 – DOING BUSINESS WITH THE WORLD

Thursday, October 10, 2019


8:00AM – 9:50AM Registration & Breakfast – World Expo Marketplace Opens!

10:00AM – 11:25AM Doing Business with the World! – Part III (10 countries)

11:30AM – 12:30PM Doing Business with the World! – Part IV (10 countries)

12:30PM – 1:30PM Buyers & Sellers Networking @ World Expo Marketplace

12:30PM – 1:25PM International Trade Leaders in Technology

1:30PM – 2:25PM How to Import into the United States of America

2:30PM – 3:25PM American and International Buyers Panel

3:30PM – 4:00PM Meet & Greet Session with the Buyers

4:00PM – 5:00PM Speed Matchmaking with Country Representatives

5:00PM – 7:00PM Closing Cocktail Reception & Cultural Exchange
(partner event - $ cost involved)

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