Events in South Florida (Fort Lauderdale/Miami)

(For events in other Florida regions, click here)

Fort Lauderdale U.S. Export Assistance Center
1850 Eller Drive, Suite 401
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Phone: 954-356-6640
Fax: 954-356-6644

Miami U.S. Export Assistance Center
5835 Blue Lagoon Dr., Suite 203
Miami, FL 33126

Phone: 305-526-7425
Fax: 305-526-7434

To get more information on these events, click to contact our staff in Fort Lauderdale or Miami

August 6, 2014 Medical Devices - Grow your sales through Exporting!

Join the U.S. Department of Commerce, Enterprise Florida, and the Export Import Bank of the United States,  at FIME 2014 as they discuss export programs available to assist U.S. companies to grow their export sales. Topics will include: why American companies need to export? How the U.S.D.O.C. and Enterprise Florida can assist U.S. Companies with their export needs; how to take advantage of available export resources; identifying high value potential markets; and export financing.

In addition to discussing promising markets for U.S. medical equipment and services around the world, including regulatory issues, there will be a special section focused on export opportunities in Southern China.

Venue: FIME Show - Miami Beach Convention Center

Time: 8:30AM-10:00AM

Room: TBC

Contact: Leandro Solorzano at 

August 20, 2014 Export University in Spanish

The U.S. Commercial Service, in partnership with the Florida District Export Council and FedEx is pleased to present Export University in Spanish. Whether you are new to international business or an experienced exporter, you and/or your Spanish-speaking staff members will benefit from the practical tools that our expert speakers will provide at this event. Experts in the field of international trade will deliver critical information to help you launch or expand your exporting business.

Venue: Miami Free Zone
Eduardo Torres at
Leandro Solorzano at
Martina Echevarria at

For more information, click here.

Sept. 9 and 10 Export University 301: Registering Medical Devices in China, Brazil, and Japan

The U.S. Commercial Service along with Enterprise Florida and EmergoGroup will be offering an Export University registering medical devices in China, Brazil, and Japan. EmergoGroup will be providing a seminar on the registration process and how to go about registering medical devices in these countries. Join us to learn about how to successfully export to some of the largest medical device markets in the world.

When and Where:

Date: September 9, 2014

Time: 8:30am to 12pm.

Venue: Miami Free Zone 2305 NEW 107th Ave. Doral, FL 33172

Date: September 10, 2014

Time: 8:30am to 12pm.

Venue: 1101 Channelside Dr. Tampa, FL 33602

(SBDC Office on the 2nd floor of the Port Tampa Bay building)

Cost: $35

Contact Leandro Solorzano for more info:


Discover Global Markets: Sub Saharan Africa

Atlanta, GA, Nov. 6-7

Join the U.S. Commercial Service, the export promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce, and the Georgia District Export Council for Discover Global Markets: Sub-Saharan Africa.

This event to provide attendees information on the markets of countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, meetings with U.S. Commercial diplomats stationed in the region and export finance representatives, and panels covering a wide range of topics on exporting to the region of Sub-Saharan Africa.

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March 2015 Automated Export System Seminar and Workshop English and Spanish

Census Bureau officials will cover the filing requirements of the FTR, how to classify your commodities by providing an understanding of the Schedule B classification requirements, as well as provide a thorough overview of the AES.  CBP experts will cover port requirements and efforts against terrorism and international narcotics trafficking. Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) officers will highlight export control requirements.

Dates: Exact dates TBC

Venue: TBC
For more information contact Leandro Solorzano at or Martina Echevarria at