The trade mission to Florida at a glance
From October 23 to 28, participate in our trade mission to Florida, a must-attend event for professionals in the life sciences sector. During this mission, which will take place in Tampa and Orlando, you will be guided by our Acclr's team of international trade experts, who prepares, accompanies and supports you throughout your stay. You will have the opportunity to take part in several networking activities, B2B meetings and potential industrial visits.
Life sciences in Florida: A thriving sector of the economy!
Life sciences is one of Florida’s most important sectors and has been growing in last few years. The skilled workforce and research and development centres are two of the contributing factors to the sector’s innovation and success.
Florida has the fifth-largest biotech industry in the country.
Florida’s pharmaceutical industry reported more than US$1.06 billion in revenue for 2019.
1.06 BILLION $
MEDICAL DEVICE MANUFACTURING
The industry reported more than US$6.09 billion in revenue for 2020.
6.09 BILLION $
There are over 46,000 healthcare facilities, representing a market size of US$57 billion.
57 BILLION $
The state of Florida is a real growth hub in the United States.
- Florida imports $4.3 billion in goods from Canada annually.
- 443 Canadian companies employ over 44,000 workers in Florida.
- In 2017, trade between Quebec and Florida amounted to $2.2 billion.
Participation in this mission includes:
Preparatory activity in Montréal before departure
Networking and information activities (welcome meeting, cocktail and networking dinner, etc.)
B2B meetings organized jointly with Xpand Group (two to four individual meetings per company)
Accompaniment by CCMM Acclr experts throughout the stay
A five-night hotel stay (three-star hotel or similar)
Transportation between Orlando and Tampa
For the past 20 years, Xpand Group has been assisting small and medium-sized businesses in their exporting efforts outside of Quebec and abroad. Our field presence in a multitude of sectors, including life sciences, food and manufacturing, allows us to accelerate our positioning strategy in new markets. Our team uses a personalized approach to carry out concrete actions and provide solutions based on your needs and production capacity.
Who is this trade mission for?
For all companies interested in developing their business in the United States and learning more about the life sciences and health market.
This mission is for company directors, business development managers, sales managers, international trade managers and any other profile with an interest in developing their products or services in the United States.