- Bring your Business to Florida
- Why Florida
- News & Resources
- Export From Florida
- For International Companies
- For the Media
- What We Do For Florida
If you are a Florida company interested in exporting to the United Kingdom market, please click here.
The United Kingdom and the U.S. State of Florida have enjoyed longstanding, highly-developed ties in terms of language, culture, education, science, technology, transport, tourism, and commerce. Today the UK is among Florida’s most significant economic partners, while Florida ranks among the top American states for British businesses and tourists alike. British companies account for close to 70,000 jobs in the state, making the UK the top foreign investor in Florida, while each year Florida companies supply a wide-range of high-value goods such as medications, aviation/aerospace products as well as intermediate products to British businesses.
Enterprise Florida assists British companies to set up or expand in Florida (opening an office, distribution centre, manufacturing facility, etc.) by providing information, finding suitable premises, recruitment, training, permitting and tailored incentives. We also support Florida companies looking to export to the UK by providing market research and identifying distributors. Our services are always completely confidential and free of charge.
Florida’s strong technology base and its global linkages have helped to attract close to 300 British firms to Florida, enabling them to prosper and effectively serve markets throughout the Western Hemisphere and around the world. The Florida operations of British companies today play an important role in affirming Florida’s position as a major business center in the Americas.
Florida is host to various types of British corporate facilities, including high-tech manufacturing plants, research & development labs, information and multimedia production, financial and other high value-added services, as well as hemispheric corporate headquarters and distribution centers. British-affiliated companies are present in most key sectors of Florida’s economy and are located throughout the state.
Florida: A Magnet for International Companies Video
Select British-Owned Companies with Operations in Florida
U.K. Parent Company – Florida Subsidiary Company
Florida-headquartered companies in a variety of industry sectors have operations in the U.K., including these well-known corporations:
Shared Historical and Cultural Heritage
Britain’s cultural connections with Florida go back several centuries, and indeed in colonial days, the Union Jack for a time flew over the entire Florida territory. Today, Florida acts as a magnet for British business executives, scholars, students, artists, and tourists alike. There are extensive educational, cultural, and technical exchange programs between organizations in the United Kingdom and those in Florida, as well as numerous British-American clubs throughout Florida.
Enterprise Florida – U.K. & Ireland
Roxana Gonzalez, Director
2 Stephen Street
London W1T 1AN