International Trade

Pinellas County offers customized assistance for export planning and can serve as a single point of contact for international business programs available at Federal, State and local levels.

Export Assistance

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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.

Additional Resources

Brent Barkway

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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.

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Need International Trade assistance? Let us help.
Brent Barkway, CGBP
Business Development Manager
(727) 464-7411