Go. Global. Now.


Tampa Bay is a top export location within the United States and the second largest exporting metro in the State of Florida.


Are you exporting? This is why you should…

  • Companies that export grow 15-20% faster than those that do not,
  • Pay 15% higher wages and are 15% more profitable,
  • Are better able to navigate domestic or seasonal downturns, and
  • Are more competitive against both domestic and foreign rivals


Virtually any business successful in the U.S. has the potential to succeed in exporting.


Our international team received the President’s “E” Award for Export Services, the nation’s highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.  Whether you are a new exporter or an experienced exporter looking to expand your sales, our expert team can link you to the tools needed to grow your business globally. We work closely with other federal, state and local partners to offer you a seamless network of export resources including:


  • Export Counseling
  • Market research and analysis
  • Export sales missions to key foreign markets
  • Key introductions to strategic partners
  • Market briefings and exporting workshops
  • Finding overseas buyers and matchmaking programs
  • Networking events
  • Access to grants
  • Foreign Trade Zone assistance (link to FTZ site)
  • Connections to finance, logistics, legal, accounting and compliance resources


For more information, please contact Lorrie Belovich, Director of International Business Development, at (813) 518-2654 or