Governor DeSantis’ Business Development Mission to Israel 2019
Location: Tel-Aviv & Jerusalem, Israel
Dates: May 25-31, 2019
Governor Ron DeSantis will lead a delegation of nearly 90 diverse and accomplished business, political and academic leaders from across Florida on his administration’s first business development mission to Israel. The Governor’s business development mission will provide Florida with a unique opportunity to strengthen the economic bonds between Florida and Israel. During the mission, Governor DeSantis and EFI President & CEO Jamal Sowell will meet with Israeli companies to recruit new high-wage jobs and make Florida the destination for Israeli business investment.
Florida businesses attending the mission will meet with Israeli businesses in an effort to build relationships and create trade opportunities.
The Governor’s business development mission will also feature meetings with Israeli and Florida academic institutions to discuss ways to improve Florida’s environment, develop clean technology and an innovative approach to public safety.
In addition to the business development meetings, the Governor and members of the Florida Cabinet plan to meet at the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.
Business Development Missions:
Governor-led missions are part of a global trade development and business recruitment strategy that involves leaders from business, government and economic development organizations throughout Florida. The missions provide a unique opportunity to promote Florida’s business advantages, assist exporters in meeting clients, and identify and attract foreign direct investment. Governor-led missions target markets where a significant opportunity exists to expand Florida’s economy.
The goal of these missions is two-fold:
Facts about Foreign Direct Investment (FDI):
Facts about Florida’s International Business Sector:
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Mission Press Releases