The purpose of this trip was for local companies to go and meet with possible distributors in order to extend and export into Mexico
With international business being such an important component of the global economy and our local economic development efforts, our goals for the mission is to not only open doors for new trade and investment, but builds and strengthen relationships between Tampa Bay and Mexico.
The Tampa Bay Export Alliance (TBEA) is a cooperative effort between the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation, Pinellas County Economic Development and the Pasco Economic Development Council to increase international business opportunities for companies within the region and to market the Tampa Bay region globally as a top business destination. TBEA supports the international development initiatives of our regional economic partners such as the Tampa International Airport and Port Tampa Bay and works closely with other federal, state and local entities to deliver integrated international strategy.
In attendance on the trip was Mayor Bill Buckhorn, who was there to meet with his Mexican counterpart.