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International Resources

Small Business Development Center at USF

The Small Business Development Center at USF offers introductory and advanced classes in international trade as well as customized Export Marketing Plans developed by Certified Global Business Professionals to identify overseas growth strategies.

Find out how SBDC can help with:

  • International Trade Assistance


Download the Export Marketing Plan Now 



Select Florida

Select Florida, formerly known as Enterprise Florida, Florida’s economic development organization, places a high emphasis on helping Florida businesses compete and succeed in the global marketplace.  With 14 international offices in 12 countries, well-organized export sales missions to strategic markets, and a large presence in some of the world’s most reputable trade shows, our partnership with Select Florida has never been stronger. Learn about upcoming Select Florida events here.

Find out how Enterprise Florida can help with:

  • Trade Missions
  • Trade Shows

Learn About the  Gold Key Matchmaking Service

Learn About Trade Grants

Tampa Bay Export Assistance Center, U.S. Commercial Services

U.S. Commercial Services is not only the lead trade promotion agency of the U.S. Government, but they also have representatives in U.S. Embassies and Consulates in almost 80 countries worldwide.  Right here, at the Tampa Bay Export Assistance Center, trade professionals can connect you with international buyers by providing market intelligence, trade counseling, business matchmaking and advocacy/commercial diplomacy support. 

Find out more about U.S. Commercial Service and how they can help:

  • Services Provided by U.S. Commercial Service
  • Export Education
  • Global Trade Events & Mission
  • Webinars
  • Trade Leads

Tampa Bay Export Assistance Center, U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s export financing programs have made it possible for small and medium sized businesses to develop or expand their export opportunities.  With a range of loans available, they can help find the right funding to keep your business growth on track.

Find out more about Export Loan Programs available from the SBA

Export-Import Bank of the United States

Worried about buyer nonpayment? Want to enter new foreign markets or expand your sales in existing ones? Need help with buyer financing or accessing additional credit? The Export-Import Bank of the U.S. (America’s official export credit agency) empowers your company to fight for and win more international sales.

Visit the EXIM Bank website for more information

Other Resources

  • Country Commercial Guides
  • Top Markets Assessment Tool
  • Florida Export Directory
  • Port Tampa Bay Directory

Choose a link below for detailed information:

  • Upcoming Trade Missions
  • International Resources
  • Exporting
International Resources
Turner Arbour
Senior Economic Development Manager

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Telephone: 813-536-9834

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