Media Contact: Melissa P. Dunn, MBA


Lauderhill, FL 

IBTE-5x7The 11th Annual International Business Trade Expo (IBTE), “Expanding Beyond Our Borders,” will be held on Wednesday, October 15 and Thursday, October 16 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.  The event promotes international trade and highlights the significant impact that bilateral trade has in South Florida’s economy. IBTE is hosted by the Lauderhill Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) in partnership with: Florida Chamber of Commerce; Enterprise Florida; City of Lauderhill; Broward Center for the Performing Arts; Unique Production International, and MD Marketing Network.

On Wednesday, October 15, there will be a sponsors and dignitaries VIP reception. On Thursday, October 16, business leaders from across the globe will convene to strategize on how to promote and expand bilateral trade between Florida the Caribbean and Latin America. Also, expect to hear from experts on trade issues and regulations affecting Florida’s international business economy, and more.

“IBTE encourages and educates our Central Broward County businesses on how to expand beyond our borders, discover potential business opportunities, and grow their international business networks,” said LRCC President, Maria Munro.  Hundreds of executives from South Florida, the Caribbean and Latin American are expected. LRCC_Med-logo

 “The International Business Trade Expo provides the perfect opportunity for executive and entrepreneurs to learn grow and connect,” Munro said.  IBTE attendees will: 

  • Discover how globalization is creating new business development opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Learn import and export success strategies
  • Receive actionable tips for financing their business growth
  • Network with members of the Consular Corps and Government Agencies with international trade development or oversight responsibilities

The Expo is free and open to the public from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. The day’s events are all inclusive for $120 nonmembers and $100 for Chamber members. To receive event updates and register go to . For additional information call The Lauderhill Regional Chamber of Commerce at 954-318-6118.

About Lauderhill Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Lauderhill Regional Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization that exists to support the growth of area businesses, help to attract and establish new businesses and foster a healthy and inclusive business environment. Moreover, we improve quality of life through responsible, sustained leadership on community and regional issues of relevance to our members. We offer our members many resources and opportunities for business growth.

For more information about the Lauderhill Regional Chamber of Commerce, visit online at , like at or call 954-318-6118.