The Central Florida International Trade Office has hosted numerous trade delegations and expos. For more information, please click below:
Delegation from Chengdu, China
Between May 21st and May 27th, eight hotel food and beverage buyers from Chengdu, China visited Central Florida through the Cochran Fellowship Program. The delegation had the opportunity to tour Showcase of Citrus, Deseret Ranches, Lake Meadow Naturals, and Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center and learned about the Citrus, Cattle, Dairy, and Hospitality industries of Central Florida.
Delegation from Cali, Colombia
On July 11, a delegation of researchers from the Universidad Autonoma De Occidente in Cali, Colombia came to present their business opportunities for eight of their most innovative technologies.
Delegation from Belo Horizonte, Brazil
The Orlando US Export Assistance Center, the US Commercial Service Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and the Central Florida International Trade Office, organized and hosted 18 members from Sindimaco, a Brazilian Association of Retail Construction, Paint, Hardware, and Building Materials from August 25-29, 2014 in Florida.
Delegation from Tekirdag, Turkey
On December 9, 2014, the Turkish American Chamber of Commerce brought 20 Turkish business executives to Orlando, Florida. The delegation visited the National Entrepreneur Center. Hosted by the Atlantic Institute and the Central Florida International Trade Office, the delegation learned about the growth and the opportunities of the Central Florida region.
Delegation from Tokyo, Japan
On March 13, Orange County Government and the Central Florida International Trade Office hosted Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transportation and Tourism (MLIT). The delegation had the opportunity to learn about the Construction Industry in Central Florida and methods Central Florida uses to attract and retain workers to the field.
Baltic Business Club from Kaliningrad, Russia
On April 17, 2015, the Central Florida International Trade Office and the National Entrepreneur Center welcomed the Baltic Business Club from Kaliningrad, Russia. The Club included small business owners from the construction, grocery store, and financial industries.
Delegation from Lagos, Nigeria
On September 10, 2015, the Central Florida International Trade Office and the National Entrepreneur Center welcomed Oba of Lagos, His Highness Oba Rilwan Akiolu, and a delegation from Nigeria.
Delegation from Russia
On October 21st, the Central Florida International Trade Office hosted Business Molodost, a community of entrepreneurs from Russia.
Spanish Delegation from Miami, Florida
On December 7, 2015, 5 Miami-based Spanish companies learned about Central Florida opportunities for their infrastructure projects.
Dubai USA Government Mission 2016
Between March 12 – 16, 2016, Central Florida hosted the Dubai USA Government 2016 mission to the United States. Orlando, Florida was the first stop on a tour of four American cities for the U.A.E. delegation interested in establishing trade and investment relationships with U.S. partners.
Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Trade
On April 29th, the World Affairs Council of Central Florida in partnership with the Central Florida International Trade Office hosted a delegation of leaders from Montenegro at the National Entrepreneur Center.
Introduction to Central Florida's entrepreneurial ecosystem
On May 23rd, the CFITO hosted students from Austria and Germany.
RAEEC International Trade Meeting with Belarus
On May 4th, in partnership with the Russian American Eastern European Chamber of Commerce, the Central Florida International Trade Office and Orange County Government welcomed Pavel Shidlovsky, Charge d'Affaires for Belarus, and Belarus Honorary Consul for the State of Florida, Mikhail Morgulis.
On Friday, June 17, 2016, the Russian American Eastern European Chamber of Commerce partnered with the Central Florida International Trade Office to host a distinguished delegation from Belarus.
Delegation from Karnataka, India
On June 24th, the Central Florida International Trade Office, World Trade Center Orlando, the Asian American Chamber of Commerce, the Indian American Chamber of Commerce, and Orange County Government were honored to host participants from the Delegation of Women Entrepreneurs from Karnataka participating in the "International Conference and Business Fair 2016."
Delegation from Brazil
On July 28, 2016, the Central Florida community welcomed the Brazil US Innovation Mission supported by the Brazil-Florida Chamber of Commerce.
Smart Cities Global Summit - Finland
On August 19th, the CFITO hosted the 2016 SMART Community Exchange U.S. Global Summit – business presentations portion of the Summit.
SCP Pakistan - Education, Leadership & Entrepreneurship
On September 30, 2016, the National Entrepreneur Center hosted a delegation from Pakistan to discuss Entrepreneurship.
On November 2nd, a delegation of Brazilian, Colombian, and Venezuelan Investors visited the Central Florida International Trade Office at the National Entrepreneur Center.
Chambre de commerce Québec-Floride Trade Mission to Central Florida
From January 30 - 31, 2017, the Chambre de commerce Québec-Floride visited the region.