Call To Artists
South Florida Artists

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​8th Annual Florida International Trade and Cultural Expo (FITCE) 2023

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 2023​ Florida International Trade and Cultural Expo (FITCE) on October 4 & 5, 2023 at Broward County Convention Center. Artists (all disciplines) interested are invited to complete and submit this application to be considered. 


From October 4 & 5, 2023, 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. FITCE aims to expand Broward County as the premier importing and exporting trading capital while helping establish new businesses and nurture existing ones​ 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 Deadline August 7, 2023, at 11:59 PM.

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 the 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 artwork only as a hobby.

Online Tutorial FITCE 2023 Call to Artists

For artist inquiries please email, grants administrator, James Shermer: