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International Trade Programs

The Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development offers a wide range of educational programming and services specifically for businesses interested in exploring opportunities in the global marketplace. In May 2019, OESBD received the President's "E" Award for outstanding contributions to U.S. exports. OESBD has been committed to export expansion through its innovative International Trade initiatives. Since 2013, OESBD has provided education about exporting to more than 3,500 attendees, presenting over 100 seminars/workshops as well as hosting the annual Florida International Trade and Cultural Expo (FITCE) attracting over 3,300 participants including U.S. businesses and international delegates representing 52 countries.  

President's "E" Award Recipient

International Trade Service Offerings:

  • Export Readiness Seminars
  • Doing Business in Foreign Markets Workshop Series
  • Outbound / Inbound Missions
  • Counseling and New Market Opportunities
  • Export Financing Options
  • International Trade Strategy
  • Foreign-Trade Zones
  • Foreign Trade Agreements
  • Local and International Business Opportunities
  • Protocol Assistance
  • Other International Events


UPCOMING EVENTS

Florida International Trade and Cultural Expo​

SAVE the DATES to JOIN US! Wednesday and Thursday, October 9 & 10, 2019

Greater Fort Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center
1950 Eisenhower Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

The Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development and its various partners, invite you to join us for this annual signature event.  Local and international participants will convene for a unique opportunity to engage high level government leaders, international trade experts and delegations from around the world to dialogue about international trade, foreign direct investment and culture. Last year, FITCE2018 attracted over 1000 international businesses, local businesses, multi-cultural global trade representatives from more than 50 countries and government leaders from around the globe.​​ 




PAST EVENTS

Florida Export Opportunities: Colombia​

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Broward College Downtown Campus 
111 East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301


Florida International Trade and Cultural Expo​

Wednesday and Thursday, October 17 & 18, 2018

Greater Fort Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center 
1950 Eisenhower Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316