Upcoming Events

April 23, 2017

Export Trade Mission to Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires,
Date: April 23 - 27, 2017

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April 25, 2017

Defense Forum

Location: Kossiakoff Center at John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Laurel,MD 20723
Date: April 25 - 27, 2017

AIAA Defense and Security Forum (AIAA DEFENSE Forum) is a classified and unclassified U.S.-only event for technical, programmatic, and policy issues pertaining to aerospace in U.S. national security. AIAA DEFENSE Forum is a non-biased, non-partisan forum for defense officials to interact with industry partners, aerospace R&D community, and government decision- and policy-makers. The AIAA DEFENSE Forum will bring together government officials, the contractor community, and the acquisition

Exchange Summit Americas

Location: Rosen Centre Hotel 9840 International Drive
Orlando,FL 32819
Date: April 25 - 27, 2017

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Federal Laboratory Consortium National Meeting

Location: Omni San Antonio at the Colonnade 9821 Colonnade Blvd
San Antonio,TX 78230
Date: April 25 - 27, 2017

Each year, this national meeting offers attendees the opportunity to expand their T2 knowledge, showcase their award-winning technologies, network with industry, and strategize new ways to streamline the T2 process. This year’s meeting theme centers on our nation’s continued focus to move federal research and development out of the lab and into the marketplace by strengthening relationships with the private sector and embracing newly discovered technologies. Learn more>>>

GAN Partner Netowrk: Building & Supporting Startups

Date: April 25 - May 26, 2017

During this event you will have deep dive discussions around how companies like yours can better support startups while accomplishing your internal goals. You will hear about the challenges companies are facing, what strategies are working to push through those obstacles, and develop actionable best practices to show a return for your company. Some Partner Network companies are focused on strategic partnerships and investments while others are looking to build out their startup engagement and

SBA Workshops & Classes Offered 25 - 28 April 2017

Date: April 25 - 28, 2017

Webinars Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M., Exporting! Get Started, or Expand into New Markets Now is the time to consider Exporting! An emerging global market and a growing worldwide middle class with 96% of the world’s consumers outside of the U.S. It’s time to check out the world of Exporting! Join Charles Long, International Trade Officer, U.S. Small Business Administration and learn how Governmental Agencies can help you start Exporting or expand into new

April 26, 2017

2017 Annual SEDMA Conference: INNOVATION - Concept To Commercialization

Location: Renaissance Waverly Hotel & Convention Center 2450 Galleria Parkway
Date: April 26 - 27, 2017

EMDA’s annual conference is the premier medical device forum fostering business and educational opportunities for investors, medical device companies, medical entrepreneurs, and related industry professionals in the southeast. Learn more>>>

Angel Capital Association Summit

Location: San Francisco Marriott Marquis 780 Mission Street
San Francisco,CA 94103
Date: April 26 - 28, 2017

The annual Angel Capital Association Summit is the world’s premier professional development event for angel investors. ACA members, other accredited investors and professionals in the startup ecosystem are invited to attend the event in San Francisco. Learn more>>>

CABA Intelligent Buildings & Digital Home Forum

Location: Biltmore Hotel and Suites 2151 Larelwood Road
Santa Clara,CA 95054
Date: April 26 - 28, 2017

The CABA Forum brings together leading organizations involved in the integration of intelligent building systems and connected home technologies. CABA estimates that over 200 key stakeholders and industry leaders will gather to discuss current trends in the intelligent buildings and connected home sectors. Also, this will be the opportunity to interact with the 23 CABA Board members, who will be meeting at the CABA Forum. Learn more>>>

SBIR/STTR Phase 1 & II Grant Workshops - Daytona

Location: UCF Business Incubator - Volusia County 601 Innovation Way
Daytona Beach,FL 32114
Date: April 26 - 27, 2017

SBIR/STTR Phase I & II Grant Workshops at the UCF Business Incubator in Volusia County Small businesses engaged in Research & Development (R&D) may be eligible to access these government dollars through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. SBIR provides early-stage research and development funding to small technology companies or individuals who are interested in forming a company. STTR is a similar program that

Vietnam Manufacturing Expo 2017

Date: April 26 - 28, 2017

Join Enterprise Florida at Vietnam’s leading Exhibition on Machine Tools, Automation for Mold & Die, Auto Parts, and Sheet Metals, and Injection Technologies for Plastic Manufacturing! Trade Grants are available to help offset your exhibition cost in this show. Please let EFI know if you wish to receive more details on this opportunity. Learn more>>>

April 27, 2017

2017 Trends & Opportunities in Global Commerce

Date: April 27, 2017

Join us as Susan Harper, Consul General of Canada in Miami and Roberto Nicholas, Deputy Consul General of Mexico in Orlando provide an overview on their bilateral relations with the United States. Hear from these experts about how global trends are influencing their bilateral and global commercial relations. This event is for businesses, educational institutions and think tanks involved in international commerce or foreign relations. To register for the event, please email

Florida SBDC at FIU Annual Business Lenders Forum

Date: April 27, 2017

The Florida SBDC at FIU works with more than 900 entrepreneurs and small-business owners each year, providing one-on-one consulting that helps small businesses grow and succeed. Access to capital is a primary area of assistance. Since launching the center three years ago, we have helped local small businesses access more than $30 million in growth capital. The event will feature the results of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s newly released small-business study, which will be presented by

Focus on Entrepreneurs Conference

Location: Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront Hotel 333 First Street S
St Petersburg,FL 33701
Date: April 27 - 28, 2017

Join over 500 business owners looking to expand their enterprises, develop key relationships, discuss challenges, enjoy targeted networking, and produce tactics and solutions for their problems. The Focus on Entrepreneurs Conference is a two-day conference designed to help small to mid-sized business owners, entrepreneurs, and solopreneurs hone their CEO mindset by focusing on how to Automate, Delegate, and Eliminate. Learn more>>>

International Business Symposium: Charting a Winning Course in the Uncertain Waters of Global Commerce

Date: April 27, 2017

This event is a must for anyone already doing or considering doing business with the UK/EU, Mexico, India or China. Attendees will gain the very latest insights and information on doing business in these markets and gain access to a network of contacts who can help identify and develop new opportunities and will be on hand to provide support to overcome any challenges. The event will address a broad range of sectors, but will have particularly strong representation in the following areas: