RSVP Needed (Please bring ID for port security)
Why and how is trade the largest driver of Miami-Dade’s economy?
Why and how does trade stimulate jobs and growth?
Why is trade a benchmark for Miami-Dade, measuring how well—and how quickly—we are rebounding from the recent economic crisis?
Answers to these questions and more at Friday’s very important Press Briefing. Learn why World Trade Week 2010 is vital to Miami and how it can help create, drive and multiply jobs in our city.
World Trade Week 2010 presents a way for entrepreneurs, job-seekers and international companies to Get Connected! It is specifically designed to help
businesses — small and large, new and old, buyers and sellers — find the resources (leads, finance, staff, information) they want and need to be successful in the thriving arena of world trade.
Additionally, Bill Johnson, Port Director, will address questions concerning the Port of Miami.
WHAT: Press Briefing, World Trade Week 2010
WHEN: Friday, April 16, 2010
WHERE: Port of Miami/World Trade Center Miami
Parking area facing cruise ship terminal
1007 N. America Way
Port of Miami
WHY: To announce the scope and details for Trade Week Miami — and provide statistics demonstrating how and why international trade creates jobs and makes Miami different from the rest of the nation.
WHO: Co-chairs for World Trade Day 2010
- Bill Johnson, Director, Port of Miami and Chair, World Trade Center Miami
- Manny Mencia, Sr. Vice President International Trade & Development, Enterprise Florida
- Charlotte Gallogly, President World Trade Center Miami
“Behind the Scenes” tour of Port of Miami following briefing
World Trade Week Sponsors:
Miami International Airport
Phoenix Industries, LLC
Port of Miami
South Florida Container Terminal
World Trade Center Miami
Alliance to Promote International Trade
City of Doral
Enterprise Florida, Inc.
Florida Customs Brokers and Forwarders Assoc.
Florida Export Finance Corporation
Florida Foreign Trade Association
Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA)
Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
Jay Malina Intl. Trade Consortium
Miami Free Trade Zone
South Florida Workforce
The Beacon Council