Events

May 1, 2019
You're invited to an exclusive breakfast as we celebrate the start to World Trade Month. Join us as we celebrate more than 90 years of international trade in Miami.

Sponsor: World Trade Center Miami and The Miami-Dade Beacon Council

Fee: $35

Location: Miami Airport & Convention Center, 711 NW 72nd Ave., Miami, Florida 33126

Contact: Ivan Barrios

Phone: 305-871-7910

 

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May 1, 2019
You're invited to an exclusive reception as we celebrate the start to World Trade Month at the site of the first continental naval air station, former base for Pan American World Airways's seaplane, and historic hub for air traffic between North and South America. Join us as we celebrate more than 90 years of international trade in Miami.

Sponsor: World Trade Center Miami and The Miami-Dade Beacon Council

Fee: By Invitation Only

Location: Miami City Hall on Dinner Key, 3500 Pan American Dr., Miami, FL 33133

Contact: Emy Rodriguez

Phone: 305-871-7910

 

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May 7-9, 2019
Expo Seguridad Mexico is the leading security event in Latin America for the security and safety industry. This year's show is expected to exceed the 2018 figures, with more than 16,000 attendees, 415 exhibitors, and 12,000 square feet of exhibition area.

Exhibiting your products and/or solutions at the most complete security trade fair in Latin America will let you connect directly with buyers, distributors, retailers and partners while building business relationships for long-term success in the region.

Sponsor: Enterprise Florida

Fee: US$5,907 + VAT (9sqm (3x3) Booth Package

Location: Centro Citibanamex, Mexico City

Contact: Christopher Munoz

Phone: 305-808-3386

 

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May 13, 2019
The South Florida District Export Council, the U.S. Commercial Service, and the University of Miami Business School are hosting Census Bureau officers that will cover regulations and filing requirements of the FTR, as well as how to classify your commodities by providing an understanding of the Schedule B classification requirements and provide a thorough overview of AESDirect within the Automated Commercial Environment. CBP officers will cover port requirements and efforts against terrorism and international narcotics trafficking. Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) officers will highlight export control requirements. The seminar will be offered in Spanish.

Sponsor: South Florida District Export Council, U.S. Commercial Service and University of Miami Business School

Fee: $225 (Continental breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks are included in the registration fee. Registration and breakfast will being at 7:30 a.m.

Location: University of Miami Business School Storer Auditorium, 1306 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146

Contact: Lesa Forbes

Phone: 954-356-6647

 

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May 14, 2019
The South Florida District Export Council, the U.S. Commercial Service, and the University of Miami Business School are hosting Census Bureau officers that will cover regulations and filing requirements of the FTR, as well as how to classify your commodities by providing an understanding of the Schedule B classification requirements and provide a thorough overview of AESDirect within the Automated Commercial Environment. CBP officers will cover port requirements and efforts against terrorism and international narcotics trafficking. Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) officers will highlight export control requirements. The seminar will be offered in English.

Sponsor: South Florida District Export Council, U.S. Commercial Service and University of Miami Business School

Fee: $225 (Continental breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks are included in the registration fee. Registration and breakfast will being at 7:30 a.m.

Location: University of Miami Business School Storer Auditorium, 1306 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146

Contact: Martina Echevarria

Phone: 954-356-6647

 

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May 14, 2019

In preparation for the upcoming Export Sales Mission to Colombia, Enterprise Florida will be hosting a Doing Business in Colombia Roadshow from May 14 - 17, 2019.


With nearly $7 billion in two-way trade, Florida accounts for 24 percent of all U.S. trade with Colombia - more than any other state. Florida companies exported nearly $4.4 billion of merchandise to Colombia in 2018, making the country Florida's second-largest export market. Florida companies looking to increase their footprint in the Colombian market are well-positioned to benefit from these opportunities!


During the roadshow, you will learn about:


  • The economic, political, and social environment of the country.

  • Best export opportunities for Florida companies.

  • How companies can participate in the upcoming Export Sales Mission and the Gold Key/Matchmaker Grant that covers 100% of the Participation Fee for qualified companies.


The guest speaker for this event is Mr. Camilo Gonzalez, Sr. Regional Commercial Specialist with the U.S. Commercial Service in Bogota.

Sponsor: Enterprise Florida

Fee: $10.00

Location: Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaze, Venetian Ballroom, Coral Gables, FL 33134

Contact: Alejandra Henao

Phone: 305-808-3670

 

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May 15, 2019

Miami International Airport MIA Annual Trade Numbers & eCommerce Taskforce. Joing FCBF as we welcome to the stage a vital member of the logistics community, Miami International Airport. They will be sharing an update on the 2018 Trade Numbers giving us a look at recent trends and clues as to where we are headed.

Speaking about the future, we know eCommerce is in for the long-run check out what MIA's eCommerce Taskforce is doing about it and how they are being proactive to prepare for a more efficient tomorrow.


Sponsor: Miami International Airport and FCBF

Fee: $40 FCBF Members / $55 FCBF Non-Members

Location: Doubletree Hotel, 711 NW 72 Ave., Miami, FL 33126

Phone: 305-499-9490

 

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May 16, 2019

The Florida Foreign Trade Association (FFTA) is promoting the ITF Certificate (online) presented by the Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA) and the Florida International University (FIU). You can benefit for a $100 discount using code FFTA100.

The Main objective if the International Trade course is to provide participants with an understanding of the key aspects of financial transactions generated from international trade, as well as the risks that these transactions may generate in terms of Money Lauderging, Terrorism Financing and Proliferation of Massive destruction weapons.

This course is approved for 16 continuing education credits. Participants will receive a certificate of completion at the conclusion of the course.


Sponsor: Florida Foreign Trade Association

Fee: $795

Location: Online

Contact: Gisella Bustillos

 

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May 17, 2019

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The tour is designed especially for businesses to learn firsthand how cargo arrives to and leaves from Miami. You will be able to observe the busy cargo terminals, view cargo loading and off-loading from vessels and gantry crane operations, understand how radiation monitors work in screening cargo imported into the U.S. and see Miami's cruise line-up, the largest cruise port of the world. Attendees will receive the latest trade statistics from the World Trade Center Miami.

Sponsor: World Trade Center Miami & PortMiami

Fee: $40

Location: PortMiami, 1015 No. America Way, 2nd Floor Conference Room, Miami, FL 33132

Contact: Emy Rodriguez, Office Manager, World Trade Center Miami

Phone: 305-871-7910

 

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May 21-14, 2019
Hospitalar is the most important health fair in Brazil and Latin America. The show features products ranging from the most sophisticated state-of-the-air medical technology to disposables. 90,000+ professionals visitors and over 1,250 exhibitors are anticipated at this year's show. HOSPITALAR 2018 attracted over 92,000 visitors from 54 nations, including 1,570 foreign buyers. Eight percent of these visitors were from other South American countries. They came from 11 Brazilian states, representing 745 municipalities. Distributors/representatives and hospitals (clinical directors) continue to be the largest group of professional visitors.

Sponsor: Enterprise Florida

Fee: US$6,770 - Turnkey 9-Square Meter Booths (3M wide x 3M deep)

Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil

Contact: Mike Schiffhauer

Phone: 407-959-5634

 

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May 21-22, 2019

Training courses will cover the following topics as they pertain to shipping/handling dangerous goods by Air (IATA/ICAO), Ground (49 CFR/DOT), and Ocean (IMDG/IMO):


Sponsor: Florida Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association

Fee: Members: $600 / Public price: $695

Location: FCBF Office: 8228 NW 14 St., Doral, FL 33126

Phone: 305-499-9490

 

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May 21, 2019

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Geared for international businesses, shippers and forwarders. Attendees will visit passenger and cargo areas of the MIA airfield and will be briefed on how nearly $61 billion dollars of products moved through MIA during 2018. MIA is the USA's leading international freight airport. Trade stats and other information will be distributed during the tour.

Sponsor: Miami International Airport & World Trade Center Miami

Fee: $40/person

Location: Miami-Dade Aviation Dept. (Building 845) at 5600 N.W. 36 St., Miami, FL 33166

Contact: Emy Rodriguez, Office Manager, World Trade Center Miami

Phone: 305-871-7910

 

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May 21, 2019
The annual tasting event Peru Gourmet brings together the best Peruvian restaurants in Miami. Pisco and Wine distributors. The Peruvian American Chamber of Commerce join all its efforts with Asociacion Emergencia Ayacucho. A charitable organization dedicated to serving the needs of orphan and abandoned children of Ayacucho, Peru.

Sponsor: Peruvian American Chamber of Commerce

Fee: $75/per person in advance online + $6.20 Fee / $85 at the door (includes all drinks and food tasting from the best Peruvian.

Location: The Coral Gables Country Club, 997 N. Greenway Dr., Miami, FL 33134

Phone: 305-599-1057

 

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May 22, 2019
* Agency Presentations * Q&A Sessions * Agency Exhibitors * Opportunity to Meet with Top Government Officials

Sponsor: U.S. Customs & Border Protection and World Trade Center Miami

Fee: No Charge

Location: PortMiami, Terminal D

Contact: Ivan Barrios, Vice President, World Trade Center Miami

Phone: 305-871-7910

 

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May 23, 2019
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce cordially invites you to a special reception in honor of the Consular and Foreign Trade Office in Miami. We will bid farewell to esteemed Corps members that have served in Miami and are transfering to new assignments, and recognize the newly appointed Consuls General and Trade Representatives.

Sponsor: Greater Miami Changer of Commerce

Fee: $35 Member / $45 Non-member / Onsite: $50 per person (Complimentary Admission for Consular and Foreign Trade Officials)

Location: The Penthouse at Riverside Wharf, 125 SW North River Drive, Miami, FL 33130

Contact: Liane Ventura

Phone: 305-577-5445

 

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May 23, 2019
Training courses will cover the following topics as they pertain to shipping/handling dangerous goods by Air (IATA/ICAO), Ground (49 CFR/DOT), and Ocean (IMDG/IMO):

  • Security Awareness, General Awareness, Function-Specific, and Safety Training.

  • Properly classify substances and articles to their proper hazard class.

  • Assign substances and articles to an appropriate proper shipping name.

  • Select the correct packaging for the dangerous goods being shipped.

  • Select and apply the correct marks and labels for the material being shipped.

  • Accurately complete the shipping paper required for the transport of dangerous goods by each applicable mode of transport.

  • Understand the requirements for security and emergency response as they relate to shipments of dangerous goods.

  • Understand the requirements for training as required by the appropriate national and/or international authorities.


Sponsor: Florida Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association

Fee: Member Fee: $300 / Public Fee: $395

Location: FCBF Office: 8228 NW 14 St., Doral, FL 33126

Contact: Fabiola Dolcine

Phone: 305-499-9490

 

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May 28-May 30, 2019
The Apparel Textile Sourcing Miami brings international apparel, textile, fashion manufactureres and service providers to North America to meet with buyers, sourcing executives, designers, importers, distributors, and other trade professionals like you. Meet thousands of buyers and suppliers from the USA, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Come join us for three days of networking, education and sourcing.

Sponsor: Top TenWholesale and Manufacturer.com

Fee: Free

Location: Mana Wynwood Convention Center, 318 NW 23rd St., Miami, FL 33127

Contact: Chase Vance

Phone: 213-802-1332

 

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May 29, 2019
Join the members of the South Florida Consular Corps, as well as our international business community, Flags on Ponce sponsors, FITIC delegates and our partners at The Florida Chamber for a night of global networking and international fellowship!

Sponsor: Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce and The Florida Chamber

Fee: $25 Chamber & Florida Chamber Members with RSVP by May 22nd. / $35 Guests & On-Site Registration

Location: Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables, FL 33134

Phone: 305-446-1657

 

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May 29, 2019

  SOLD OUT  

Geared for international businesses, shippers and forwarders. Attendees will visit passenger and cargo areas of the MIA airfield and will be briefed on how nearly $61 billion dollars of products moved through MIA during 2018. MIA is the USA's leading international freight airport. Trade stats and other information will be distributed during the tour.

Sponsor: Miami International Airport & World Trade Center Miami

Fee: $40/person

Location: Miami-Dade Aviation Dept. (Building 845) at 5600 N.W. 36 St., Miami, FL 33166

Contact: Emy Rodriguez, Office Manager, World Trade Center Miami

Phone: 305-871-7910

 

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May 30, 2019
Don't miss out on adding your voice to the conversation- register today!
Conference Program Includes: * Florida - Your Platform for Trade, Your Partner in teh Americas * Global Market Outlook - Opportunities Remain Admidst a Slowdown * Connectivity, Logistics & Security - Unleashing E-commerce and Trade in the Americas * Networking opportunities.

Sponsor: Florida Chamber of Commerce

Fee: Early Bird Registration by April 30th - $195 / Conference Registration $250 / Silver Sponsor - $5,000

Location: Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables, FL 33134

Contact: Dan Tapia

Phone: 850-521-1206

 

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Friday, May 31, 2019
This year's 7th Annual Florida World Trade Month Luncheon will focus on the theme of "World Class in the WorldCity". In addition, WorldCity will be releasing their 18th Annual Miami Trade Numbers publication. Network with 300 international business executives.

Sponsor: World City Business

Fee: Regular Admission: $100 person/ Members & Corporate Sponsors: Free / Corporate table: $650

Location: Intercontinental Doral, 2505 NW 87th Ave., Doral, FL 33172

Contact: Ken Roberts, Publisher, WorldCity

Phone: 305-441-2244

 

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May 31-June 6, 2019
The Export Sales Mission to Ho Chi Minh City and Hanno will take place May 31- June 8, 2019. Florida companies are invited to join the mission and participate in the Gold Key Program. This program offers an excellent way to meet with potential business partners and build the much-needed contacts and relationship in both markets.

Sponsor: Enterprise Florida

Fee: $2,500 Gold Key Registration; $750/per person Delegate Package

Location: Ho Chi Minh City & Hanoi, Vietmam

Contact: John Diep

Phone: 561-832-8339

 

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