TODAY: Obama Cabinet Member in Tampa to Promote Small Business Exporting

TAMPA, Fla., (FNN NEWS) — Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and member of President Obama’s Cabinet will visit a small business in Tampa alongside Tampa MayorBob Buckhorn and tour Port Tampa Bay to discuss borderless marketplace opportunities for small enterprises in the Tampa Bayarea.

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,
Tampa, FL

3:15  – 4:30 p.m.


Tour of Port Tampa Bay


11101 Channelside Drive,

Tampa, FL

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