Trade & Export Assistance Partners

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U.S. Department of Commerce – International Trade Administration

Tampa Bay U.S. Export Assistance Center
13805 58 Street N., Suite 1-200
Clearwater, FL 33760

Ryan Kanne, USEAC Director
Phone: (727) 317-6992

Sandra Campbell, Director
Phone: (727) 893-3738

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Export Assistance

Export Assistance is offered to Pinellas County businesses through Global Tampa Bay (GTB), a regional collaboration between Pinellas County Economic Development, the Tampa Bay Economic Development Council and Pasco Economic Development Council. The mission of Global Tampa Bay is to increase international business opportunities for companies within the region and to market the area globally as a top business destination.

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Florida SBDC

Do you want to increase your business’ stability with international trade? Companies that export their products/services grow 15% faster and are 12% more profitable, than those that do not. Taking advantage of international trade opportunities could result in increase profits, expanded sales potential, reduced dependence on the U.S. market, and improved competitiveness for your business. FSBDC’s international trade consultants are also NASBITE, International Certified Global Business Professionals with their own unique prior experience in international trade. Schedule a consultation today.

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Enterprise Florida, Inc.

Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) is advancing the forefront of economic development in Florida. As a public-private partnership of business and government leaders, EFI promotes Florida as a premier business destination and expands the state’s economy through private-sector job creation. EFI serves as the state’s primary entity for trade and export development supporting more than 60,000 Florida exporting businesses. The organization also assists small and minority businesses through its Target Sector Trade Show Grants, capital programs, supports Florida’s defense industry through the Florida Defense Alliance and Florida Defense Support Task Force, and champions sport industry growth through the Florida Sport Foundation.

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U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

The SBA’s Office of International Trade’s mission is to enhance the ability of small businesses to compete in the global marketplace. The Office of International Trade works in cooperation with other federal agencies and public- and private-sector groups to encourage small business exports and to assist small businesses seeking to export. Through U.S. Export Assistance Centers, district offices and a variety of service-provider partners, the SBA directs and coordinates ongoing export initiatives in an effort to encourage small businesses going global.

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For more information, contact:

Brent Barway, Business Development Manager.