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Thursday, July 17, 2014
Kallman Worldwide recognizes team for 20 years of service to small businesses
LONDON (July 16, 2014) – Today, Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) was recognized for 20 years of service to small businesses through international trade and development support. The award was presented by at the Farnborough Airshow by Kenneth Hyatt, Deputy Under Secretary for International Trade at the U.S. Department of Commerce and Tom Kallman, president & CEO of Kallman Worldwide.
“We are proud to present this award to Enterprise Florida for the 20-year partnership we’ve built with their International Trade & Development team. International trade has grown exponentially over the last two decades and Enterprise Florida’s team has been there to provide the kind of assistance that helps small businesses grow through exporting opportunities. We look forward to our continued partnership and to seeing Florida’s pavilion around the world for many years to come.”
Florida has the largest representation of any state at this year’s Farnborough Airshow with two pavilions and 11 small businesses and organizations exhibiting. The state is home to more than 2,000 aviation and aerospace companies employing 82,000 workers.
EFI maintains an extensive schedule of overseas trade missions and exhibitions worldwide. In fiscal year 2013-14, EFI hosted 17 major international trade shows and missions with 724 participants generating more than $820 million in total projected export sales by Florida companies.