• 22 Jun 2018 6:54 PM | TB OWIT (Administrator)

    Topic: International Trade

    5:30-8:30pm: Export Compliance and Controls presented by Jim Anzalone, President, Compliance Assurance LLC.

    In this session, learn about the laws and regulations and how export controls can be a competitive advantage. Discussions include: most common export violations, when licenses are required, product classification, lists to check and red flags, and elements of an export management and compliance program.

    For over 20 years, Anzalone has developed compliance programs including commodity classification, license determination, import & export policies and procedures and employee training programs. Anzalone has consulted firms of all sizes throughout the world on the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR), Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR), ATF Arms Import Regulations and Customs & Border Protection (CBP) regulations. http://www.wearecompliant.com/about-us/international-trade-compliance.html

    *Be prepared to sign-in and produce a government issued identification with the security guard while attending training seminars at the Port Tampa Bay location.

    *Parking Available in Visitor Parking & South Lots Only

    Fee: $ 60.00

    Payment MUST be made online with a Visa or Mastercard

    To register or for more information, click here!

  • 22 Jun 2018 6:48 PM | TB OWIT (Administrator)

    For more information or to register, click here!

  • 21 Jun 2018 9:28 AM | TB OWIT (Administrator)

    Service Export Mission to São Paulo, Brazil
    June 23 - 27, 2018 | São Paulo, Brazil

    Enterprise Florida is hosting the first-ever Service Export Mission to São Paulo, Brazil. Services account for two-thirds of Brazil’s economy and, with their strong preference for doing business with Florida, our state’s service providers are ideally positioned for growth. 
    The U.S. Commercial Service will schedule one-on-one appointments with pre-screened companies in Brazil through their Gold Key Service. The Gold Key Service fee is $1,300 per company, however, small and medium-sized Florida companies may qualify for a Gold Key Grant from Enterprise Florida which will offset 100% of this fee.


    Carlos Guerra | Enterprise Florida, Inc. | cguerra@enterpriseflorida.com | 305.808.3590


    Joseph Bell | Enterprise Florida, Inc. | jbell@enterpriseflorida.com | 813.276.9430

  • 20 Jun 2018 1:45 PM | TB OWIT (Administrator)

    Here's a quick link to TBOWIT"s 2018 scholarship application





  • 13 Jun 2018 12:31 PM | TB OWIT (Administrator)

    We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the OWIT 18thAnnual Conference:




    This year's event, in recognition of Nairobi's Kenya's vast potential to engage in global trade, will be hosted by the OWIT Nairobi Chapter at the Intercontinental Hotel in Nairobi Kenya on October 24-25, 2018


    OWIT members from our more than 20 chapters worldwide will converge with supporters and experts in their field to explore ways to empower the local community and women leaders in trade through inclusive and forward-looking policy.


    Day One will be comprised of a capacity building workshop for local women entrepeneurs seeking to take their business across borders. Day two is a conference where trade practitioners and policy makers from around the world will discuss best practices for shaping cross-border commerce, share insights for what’s next in the future of trade, and explore what role women should play in that future.




    ·      Explore how to enhance women’s capacity to engage in international trade.

    ·      Address the constraints in accessing new markets and to build women’s capacity to benefit from cross-border trade.

    ·      Initiate action-oriented conversations that result in greater women participation in trade globally.

    ·      Foster conversations about obtaining alternate, competitive sources of investment capital required for women entrepreneurs to scale up their businesses.

    ·      Provide a platform to connect women across traditional, emerging and developed markets.

    ·      Understand the capacity of domestic and international organizations to dismantle the trade challenges identified by stakeholders.

    ·      Refine and affirm the commitment and pledges from stakeholders for the key messages that emerge from the conference.


    For more information about the OWIT Conference and Capacity Building Workshop, please visit www.OWIT.org/programs/nairobiconference.If you are interested in learning about sponsorship opportunities, please contactowitsponsorships@gmail.com


    We hope to see you in Nairobi!

    Click HERE to register.

  • 08 Jun 2018 12:15 PM | TB OWIT (Administrator)

    Registration here for June 15, 2018!


    Registration here for June 28, 2018!

  • 05 Jun 2018 2:56 PM | TB OWIT (Administrator)
    Looking for a way to network with international-oriented professionals?

    Attend the first-ever Florida CCIM Chapter West Coast District Global Commercial Real Estate Symposium for an excellent panel of speakers and presenters on Tuesday, July 10 at the Hilton Garden Inn Tampa Suncost Pkwy in Lutz, FL.

    To register, click here.

  • 05 Jun 2018 2:07 PM | TB OWIT (Administrator)

    For more information, click here.  

  • 24 May 2018 8:50 AM | TB OWIT (Administrator)

    Join the Export-Import Bank (EXIM) in Orlando, Florida  to learn how to finance exports and grow your business internationally. At our event, we will discuss how your business can: find foreign buyers and international partners, access capital to finance your export sales, and reduce risk with export credit insurance.

    Date: May 30, 2018 

    Time: 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM


    National Entrepreneur Center

    3201 E. Colonial Drive A20

    Orlando, FL 32803

    For more information or to RSVP, click here

  • 16 May 2018 3:20 PM | TB OWIT (Administrator)

    On behalf of Film Tampa Bay, Tampa Theatre, The Consulate General of Ireland, and Northern Ireland Bureau, it is my pleasure to invite you to a special screening and pre-reception celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement.



    Wed May 23rd 'In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America' will premiere at 7:00 pm at Tampa Theatre, with a pre-reception starting at 5:30 pm. Cocktails provided by Film Tampa Bay. Meet Irish Consul General, Shane Stephens, Danny Kennedy of the Ulster Unionist Party, as well as Aidan Hume, son of Nobel Peace Prize winner, John Hume.


    We hope you will attend, and stay for a spirited political and cultural discussion following the film with Aidan Hume, John Hume’s son, and Danny Kennedy of the Ulster Unionist Party. Also attending are the Consul General of Ireland, Consul General of UK, our own honorary consul Terry Delahunty of the Tampa Bay Consular Corps, and many distinguished guests in our Florida and DC legislative branches as well as our Councils of Tampa and Hillsborough attending. 


    Wed, May 23rd 7:00pm

    Tampa Theatre

    711 N Franklin St

    Tampa FL 33602  

Address: PO Box 75688, Tampa, FL 33675

Email: itrade@tbowit.org

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