Florida International
Trade & Cultural Expo (FITCE)

8TH, 9TH & 10TH OCTOBER, 2019

Broward County Convention Center,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Global Role of the Chief Cultural Officer in International Trade

Sustainability

Culture and Education

Health, Wellbeing, Happiness

Diplomacy & Peace Building

Transparency, Ethics

Business for Good

Economic Opportunity

Trade

Foreign Policy

​FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL TRADE & CULTURAL EXPO (FITCE) 2019
8TH, 9TH & 10TH OCTOBER, 2019

REGISTRATION On the 8th, 9th and 10th October, 2019 Greater Fort Lauderdale and all of South Florida will welcome businesses from all over the world to take part in the Florida International Trade and Cultural Expo (FITCE) 2019. FITCE will engage key leaders, experts and attendees from around the world to participate in dialogues relating to international trade, foreign direct investment and culture.

CONFERENCE

Filled with talks from top executives

SPEAKERS

Professionals to share their ideas

PARTICIPANTS

Potential new clients, partners & friends

Dear International Leader:

On behalf of Renaissance Evolution it is with great pleasure that I invite you to participate to the 5th Annual Florida International Trade and Cultural Expo (FITCE), October 8th, 9th & 10th, 2019 to be held at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale.
In today’s economy, interaction with representatives, businesses and consumers from multiple countries, cultural / political / economic backgrounds are the norm.
Understanding how to approach and cohesively apply inclusive business practices that allow seamless navigation of the new and continually evolving business diversity issues are key in the successful operation and expansion of companies.
Renaissance Evolution Academy’s holistic approach to multinational; politics, culture, philanthropy, legal, regulatory, integrated communications, economic and environmental factors among others will position our Chief Cultural Officer candidates to successfully become the multinational face both internally and externally for its corporation.
This new C-Level position will interact with internal divisions of; Government Affairs, Diversity, Communications, Strategy, Human Resources, Financial, Operations and others with direct impact on the corporate P&L. This complete view of the company and its global, national and regional operations as well as its understanding of the local cultures and leading community / political figures in markets represented will in fact position this individual as a corporate ambassador. Much like a Secretary of State or Minister of Foreign Affairs, The Chief Cultural Officer will ensure that a company’s global approach to business is market relevant, profitable and sustainable.

Sincerely

Roberto Masiero, Ph.D.
FITCE Ambassador
Executive Director, Renaissance Evolution, Inc.

SPEAKERS

*Subject to change

Father Albert Cutie

Television and Radio Host, Best-selling Author, Episcopal/Anglican Priest

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Daniel Garza

President of The Libre Initiative

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Col. Noel Zamot

President, Atabey Group

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John Hancock Dickson

President of the world Trade and Development Group

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Art Estopinan

Public Affairs Chief

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SCHEDULE

SETUP DAY- Tuesday, October 8, 2019

​9AM - 5PM ​Sponsor and Exhibitor Registration and World Expo Setup
​2 - 4PM
Fresh From Florida and Port Everglades Tour organized by Florida Department of Agriculture
​6 - 8PM
Opening VIP Cocktail Reception (Renaissance Evolution Members)


DAY 1 - WORKSHOP SESSIONS

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

​8AM ​Registration Opens for General Admission
​8 - 9AM​ ​Breakfast (Limited Space; First come, first served)
Admission for "Passport to Prizes" eligibility ends at 8AM*
​8:30 AM ​World Expo Opens!
Cultural Art Exhibit Opens!
Presented by the Broward County Cultural Division
​8:30 - 9:55 AM Opening Ceremony​
​10 - 10:55AM 11 Steps to Exporting
​11 - 11:55AM ​How to Import into the United States of America
​12 - 1PM ​Buyers and Sellers Networking
We invite you to network with the international delegations and local exhibitors at the World Expo Marketplace - Now is your time to do business!
(International food vendors available for lunch purchase)
​1 - 2:25PM ​World Leaders and Former Presidents Panel: Opening Horizons New Market Opportunities 
*"Passport to Prizes" #1
​2:30 - 3:25PM ​Doing Business with the World! Part I: LATIN AMERICA
An international panel of governments, consulates, trade commissioners, bi-national chambers and country experts talk about their top export and import opportunities and how to do business with their respective countries.
​3:30 - 4PM Coffee/Tea Networking Break@ World Expo Marketplace
​4 - 5PM
​Doing Business with the World! Part II: EUROPE & The WORLD
​5PM ​World Expo Closes!
Cultural Art Exhibit Closes!
Presented by the Broward County Cultural Division
​5 - 7PM ​Opening Presidential Network Reception & Cultural Experience**
DAY 2 - WORKSHOP SESSIONS

Thursday, October 10, 2019

8AM Registration Opens for General Admission​
​8 - ​9AM​ ​Breakfast (Limited Space; First come, first served)
Admission for "Passport to Prizes" eligibility ends at 8AM*
​8:30AM World Expo Opens!
Cultural Art Exhibit Opens!
Presented by the Broward County Cultural Division​
​8:30AM - 9:55AM ​Opening Ceremony
Main Presentation: Major Infrastructure Projects in Central America
​10 - 11AM​ Doing Business with the World! Part III:  The WORLD 
An international panel of governments, consulates, trade commissioners, bi-national chambers and country experts talk about their top export and import opportunities and how to do business with their respective countries.
​11:30AM - 12:30PM​​ Doing Business with the World! Part IV: CARIBBEAN
​12:30 - 1:30PM ​Buyers and Sellers Networking
We invite you to network with the international delegations and local exhibitors at the World Expo Marketplace - Now is your time to do business! (International food vendors available for lunch purchase)
​1:30 - 2:25PM ​How to Bring Your Business to the USA
2:30 - 3:30PM American and International Buyers Panel: How to Sell to Large Organizations
"Passport to Prizes" #2
​3:30 - 4PM Meet & Greet with the Buyers
​4 - 5PM Speed Matchmaking with Country Representatives
This is the opportunity for local businesses to meet one-on-one with country representatives. Meetings last fifteen (15) minutes before you rotate to the next country. Meet with numerous participating countries in one afternoon!
5PM World Expo Closes!
Cultural Art Exhibit Closes!
Presented by the Broward County Cultural Division​​
​5 - 7PM Closing Cocktail Reception and Cultural Exchange**​

LOCATION

Fitce 2018 Sponsors

Deadline for FITCE2019 Sponsorships is August 8, 2019.

For more information on the sponsorship packages below and to reserve one of the sponsorship packages, please contact info@renaissanceevolution.org

Participating Countries

*Subject to change


  • ARGENTINA: American Chamber of Commerce (Amcham) Argentina & Business Delegation (TBC) 
  • ALGERIA: Country Expert 
  • BAHAMAS: The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce & Employers Confederation, THe Grand Bahama Port Authority (TBC) & Business Delegation 
  • BAHRAIN: Trade Commissioner (Consulate General of the Kingdom of Bahrain in New York) 
  • BANGLADESH: Bangladesh American Chamber of Commerce & Business Delegation
  • BELIZE: Mayors of Belize City & San Ignacio, Belize Chamber of Commerce & Indsutry, Belize American Chamber of Commerce
  • BOLIVIA: CADEX (Chamber of Exporters, Logistics & Investment Promotion) & Business Delegation (TBC) 
  • BRAZIL: State of Para's Secretary of Economic Development & Secretary of Tourism, Consulate General of Brazil in Miami, Brazilian American Chamber of Commerce, Brazilian Business Group (TBC)
  • BRUNEI: Country Expert 
  • CANADA: Consul General of Canada in Miami and Canada-Florida Chamber of Commerce 
  • CHILE: Business Delegation & US-Chile Chamber of Commerce 
  • CHINA: Chinese American Chamber of Commerce 
  • COLOMBIA: Business & Colombian Mayors Delegation 
  • DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Dominican Republic Trade, Investment & Tourism Federation
  • DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Government & Business Delegation 
  • COSTA RICA: Mayor of Quepos, Consul General of Costa Rica in Miami, Procomer (Trade Agency) & US Costa Rica Chamber of Commerce (TBC)
  • ECUADOR: Former President of Ecuador
  • EGYPT: Country Expert 
  • FRANCE: Consulate General of France in Miami and French American Chamber of Commerce (TBC)
  • GAMBIA: Business Delegation
  • GHANA: Ambassador of Ghana
  • GERMANY: Delegation from the City of Duisburg
  • GUYANA: Business Delegation
  • HAITI: Haitian Mayors & Business Delegation
  • HONG KONG: Hong Kong Trade Development Center in New York
  • HUNGARY: Hungary Chamber of Commerce (TBC)
  • ICELAND: Honorary Consul of Iceland
  • INDIA: Consul Genreal of India in Atlanta and Indian American International Chamber of Commerce
  • ISRAEL: Consul General of Isreal in Miami
  • ITALY: Former Parliament Representatives and Business Delegation
  • JAMAICA: JAMPRO, Official Government Trade Office (TBC)
  • JAPAN: Consul General of Japan in Miami
  • JORDAN: Country Expert 
  • KUWAIT: Country Expert 
  • LEBANON: Country Expert 
  • MACEDONIA: Honorary Consul of Macedonia
  • MALAYSIA: Malaysia Trade Commission (TBC)
  • MARTINIQUE: Business Delegation
  • MONTENEGRO: Honorary Consul of Montenegro
  • MOROCCO: Country Expert 
  • NIGERIA: Business Delegation & Nigerian Export Council
  • OMAN: Country Expert 
  • PAKISTAN: Business Delegate 
  • PERU: Peru Trade Office in Miami (TBC) 
  • POLAND: Government & Business Delegation
  • QATAR: Ambassador of Qatar (TBC)
  • ROMANIA: Mayor of Constanta and Business Delegation
  • SAUDI ARABIA: Country Expert 
  • SINGAPORE: Country Expert 
  • SPAIN: Spain Trade Commission and Catalonia Trade & Investment Agency
  • SOUTH AFRICA: Exporters Club Western Cape, City of Capetown, City of Pretoria and Enterprise Florida's South Africa Office
  • ST LUCIA: Consul General of St Lucia in Miami
  • SLOVAKIA: Honorary Consul of Slovakia (TBC)
  • SURINAME: Consul General of Suriname in Miami (TBC)
  • SWEDEN: Consulate General of Sweden in Fort Lauderdale and Swedish American Chamber of Commerce (TBC)
  • TAIWAN: TRAITRA (Trtade Agency) and TECO (Consulate General of Taiwan)
  • THAILAND: Country Expert
  • TRINIDAD & TOBAGO: Trinidad & Tobago Coalition of Services Industries (Federation) (TBC) and Trinidad Tabago South Florida Chamber of Commerce
  • TURKEY: Consul General of Turkey in Miami
  • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Dubai FDI Agency (TBC)
  • UNITED KINGDOM: Made in Britain Trade Center & Business Delegation
  • URUGUAY: Business Delegation (TBC)
  • VIETNAM: Country Expert