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Call To Artists
South Florida Artists

5th Annual Florida International Trade and Cultural Expo (FITCE) 2019​

Call to Artists: The Florida International Trade and Cultural Expo (FITCE) Cultural Program Committee will be selecting professional artists to exhibit and engage audiences during the upcoming 2019 Florida International Trade and Cultural Expo (FITCE) on October 9 & 10, 2019 at Broward County Convention Center. Artists (all disciplines) interested are invited to complete, and submit, this application in order to be considered. 

 

From October 9-10, Broward County and all of South Florida will welcome local and international companies for a unique opportunity to engage key leaders, experts and attendees from around the world to participate in dialogues relating to international trade, foreign direct investment and culture. The goal of FITCE is to expand Broward County as the premier importing and exporting trading capital, while helping to establish new businesses and nurture existing businesses to spur continued growth. 

 

Participants: Meet one-on-one with international delegates, former presidents, government leaders, entrepreneurs, chambers of commerce leaders, business alliance and councils, seasoned importers/ exporters, and representatives from Broward County's leading public economic engines: Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau as well as Broward County's Cultural Division, Enterprise Florida, and The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance. FITCE VISION: To welcome new businesses, to collaborate and connect while providing tools and resources for those wanting to live and work in South Florida.

Application Due September 3, 2019 at 11:59PM.

WHO MAY APPLY: Individual Broward-based practicing emerging and professional artists, who is at least eighteen (18) years old or older, residing in Broward County and who has lived continuously in Broward County for the immediate twelve (12) consecutive months prior to filing date of the FITCE Artist application.

Applications are encouraged from Broward-based practicing professional artists working in any discipline. An artist is defined as a person who has created a recognized body of original works of art within an artistic discipline over a sustained period of time, and who is pursuing this work as a means of livelihood and/or a way to achieve the highest level of professional recognition. 

Applications will also be accepted by art students who are pursuing full-time undergraduate or graduate degrees. 

NOT ELIGIBLE: current employees, consultants, board members, funders of the Broward Cultural Council the Broward Cultural Division, or artists who engage in art work only as a hobby.



Artist inquiries please email, grants administrator, James Shermer: jshermer@broward.org
 
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