TODAY: Obama Cabinet Member to Promote Small Business Exporting in Tampa Area
Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and member of President Obama’s Cabinet will discuss borderless marketplace opportunities for small businesses in the Tampa Bay area alongside Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn.
Trade is a substantial driver of Florida’s economy. Exports from Florida helped contribute to the $2.23 trillion of U.S. goods and services exports in 2015. A total of 61,489 companies exported from Florida locations in 2013. 95.3% of those companies were small and medium-sized enterprises with fewer than 500 employees.
Monday, July 18, 2016
1:30 – 3 p.m.
Small Business Exporting Roundtable with Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn
Blind Tiger Café
1901 E 7th Ave,
3:15 – 4:30 p.m.
Tour of Port Tampa Bay
11101 Channelside Drive,
To RSVP, email Sophia Kim or call (202) 427-7841