Companies that do business internationally choose Pinellas County for various reasons, including Tampa International Airport’s non-stop air service to more than 90 domestic and international destinations, proximity to Port Tampa Bay, an expansive Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ), and a strong supply chain network. Conveniently located minutes from the I-4 corridor and Florida’s top universities and talent producers, Pinellas County offers the global connections, suppliers, and the workforce that businesses need to grow and expand.
Pinellas County provides assistance with export planning, Federal, State, and local international business programs, trade mission planning, including Gold Key matchmaking events, international marketing plans, and international trade show grants. Our office can also assist you with an FTZ benefit analysis to see if an FTZ is right for your business.
International Trade Services
Find the ideal business climate in Pinellas County with assistance from our International Trade experts.
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Is your company interested in Export Assistance or is your company interested in Pinellas for Foreign Direct Investment? Contact:
Brent Barkway, CGBP, Business Development Manager.
News & Success Stories
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With a focus on collaboration in workforce development and talent attraction, Pinellas County, FL is helping manufacturers take Industry 4.0 to the next generation through strategic partnerships, education and development of the talent pipeline.
EPODEX USA Corp. Finds Success in St. Pete
How does Europe’s top producer of epoxy find a footing in St. Petersburg, Florida? With research, patience, and assistance from organizations like Pinellas County Economic Development (PCED).
Catalent Opens New Pilot Plant
Catalent has expanded their 453,000 square-foot facility in Pinellas Park, where the company provides softgel development and manufacturing services.