Florida International Trade and Cultural Expo is coming to South Florida

By Mayte Padron - Community Relations Director

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - The Florida International Trade and Cultural Expo is coming to South Florida.  

The event, hosted by the Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development (OESBD), welcomes local and international companies for a unique opportunity to engage former heads of states, high level government leaders, international trade experts and delegations from around the world.  

Attendees can participate in dialogues relating to international trade, foreign direct investment and culture. 

FITCE 2017 expects to attract 200 international businesses, 400 local businesses, multi-cultural global trade representatives from more than 50 countries and government leaders from around the globe, including the former president of Guatemala, Alvaro Colom, and former president of Bolivia, Carlos Mesa.

Those in attendance can meet one-on-one with the government officials, participate in opportunities to match business owners with suppliers and enter a chance to win two economy airline tickets to Dubai, courtesy of Emirates Airlines.   

FITCE 2017 takes place Oct. 17 and 18 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Boulevard, in the Floridian Ballroom.

Admission is free. Attendees must arrive on site by 8 a.m. on both conference days.  

For more information on FITCE, contact Paola Isaac Baraya, Economic Development specialist (international trade), at 954-357-6400 or visit www.fitcexpo.com.  

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