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Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) promotes the state as a business destination at a number of domestic and international trade shows throughout the year. Additionally, EFI sponsors a number of events and conferences, as well as hosts consultant events and international trade missions to encourage business development opportunities.

EFI maintains an extensive schedule of overseas trade missions and exhibitions worldwide. In fiscal year 2014-15, EFI hosted 56 major domestic and overseas events with 961 Florida small and mid-sized businesses generating more than $906 million in total projected export sales.

  • Export Sales Missions are professionally planned and feature one-on-one appointments with potential business partners overseas.
  • Trade Shows allow companies to showcase their products at leading global exhibitions that focus on high-tech industries such as Aviation/Aerospace, Information and Communications Technology, and Life Sciences.
  • Florida companies are the #1 users of the U.S. Department of Commerce Gold Key Matching Service

EFI offers grants to help Florida companies grow their export sales through international trade events. Eligible small and medium-sized companies can apply for a Target Sector Trade Grant to help offset costs and enable them to participate in EFI trade shows and select U.S. certified trade exhibitions in target sectors.