Diverse, Binational, International Events

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This site contains upcoming events in West-Central Florida that may appeal to those interested in diversity, inclusion, cultural fluency, and our local international communities.

Smaller businesses deliver 69% of Florida’s exports. 29% of businesses are owned by immigrants. As a “gateway state”, Florida benefits from the power of newer Americans to connect us to  international markets.

August 2015

19 August (Wednesday): Indo-US Chamber.  Join us for a Panel Discussion on Non-Profits. www.indo-us.org.22 August (Saturday): Tampabay British Expats Meetup Group. Saturday, Curry Night. 7:00 p.m. Taste of India 902 E Brandon Blvd. Brandon, FL 33511. www.meetup.com.

25 – 28 August: Tampa Bay MEDWeek.Registration and costs. Sheraton Princess Palm Tampa East Hotel 10221 Princess Palm Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33610. Lynette: lrdarrell@tecoenergy.com

26 August: Florida Diversity Council. 2015 Healthcare Diversity Summit. Florida Blue. Jacksonville. http://floridadiversitycouncil.org/what-we-do/events-programs/healthcare-diversity-summit/2015-2/

26 August (Wednesday): FRAMCO,  BABC, Tampa Bay British Expats, and The Brandon British Club. Business Networking event. Yeoman’s Cask & Lion
202 N Morgan Street, Tampa 33602. 5:30 p.m. There is no charge for this event.

29 August: Hillsborough Entrepreneur Collaborative Center (2101 E. Palm Avenue, Ybor)  free seminars: Register http://tampablackheritage.org/seminar-contact-form/

September 2015

3 September: NAACP Pinellas Elections. http://theweeklychallenger.com/notice-of-st-petersburg-branch-naacp-election/

8 September (Tuesday): Confucius Institute with Osher Institute. A Brief History of China. http://global.usf.edu/confucius/

8 September (Tuesday):  Tampa Bay Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce: Dinner Meeting, St. Petersburg. www.tbglcc.org

10 -11 September (Thurs- Fri): Working Women of Tampa. The Straz Center. $140. http://www.workingwomenoftampabay.com/

26 September (Saturday): Indo-US Chamber.  www.indo-us.org. Annual gala event, the Banyan Ball.

29 September (Tuesday): CDC of Tampa Luncheon 11 for 11.30 am. TPepin’s Hospitality Center, 4121 North 50th Street, Tampa, Florida  33610. Ernest Coney at (813) 231-4362 ext. 312 or Email admin@cdcoftampa.org

October 2015

2- 10 October: Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festivalwww.tiglff.com

10 October (Saturday): Scandinavian Trade Association. 2nd Annual Florida Viking Fest.  2:00 pm EST, Tampa Garden Club, 2629 Bayshore Blvd  $25 adults/$10 for children under 10.  Register at www.statampabay.org.

14 October (Wednesday): Hispanic Business Initiative Fund. Annual Success Stories Luncheon in the West Coast, Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel. Queries:(813) NEGOCIO (634-6246). contactWC@hbifflorida.org

22 October (Thursday): Philippine Enrichment  and  “Wow Philippines – The Philippine Experience.” Filipino hospitality, language, show, lunch etc. Excellent for students. http://www.pcfitampa.org/wow-philippines/

23 October: Florida Diversity Council. Legal Diversity Summit. 8 a.m. – 12. p.m. ameerah.mukayed@nationaldiversitycouncil.org.How can legal professionals champion diversity and inclusion initiatives, both internally and externally? Individual registration $59.“Plugging In-House Counsel Into Diversity & Inclusion Within Law Firms” 8:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. Mahaffey Theater 400 1st Street South St Petersburg, FL 33701.

November 2015

9 November (Monday): Florida Diversity Council. Women’s Conference. NOVA Fort Lauderdale. 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. adrienne.fleming@nationaldiversitycouncil.org.

12 November. Scandinavian Trade Association. Brilliance of the Sea,  4-night networking cruise from Tampa. 727-415-5088. ivar@scandamerica.com.

12 November (Thursday): (Repeat) Philippine Enrichment Complex and  “Wow Philippines – The Philippine Experience.” Filipino hospitality, language, show, lunch etc. Excellent for students. http://www.pcfitampa.org/wow-philippines/

12 November (Thursday): Job Fair for Veterans and Persons with Disabilities.  9 am to 1 pm. On site registration begins 8:30 am. From 9 am to 11:30 am the job fair will be limited to veterans and persons with disabilities. At 11:30 am, it will open to the general public.

December 2015

12 (Saturday): Scandinavian Trade Association. Christmas Party Carrollwood Country Club

Check sites for events:

Some Event Sites to Check:

American International Business Council
Asian American Chamber of Commerce Orlando
British American Business Council. They also have this site.
Caribbean American National Development Organization or CANDO
Central Florida Brazilian American Chamber of Commerce, Orlando
Central Florida Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce – See more at: http://cfbacc.com/about-cfbacc/#sthash.zHJeau9e.dpuf
Central Florida Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce – See more at: http://cfbacc.com/about-cfbacc/#sthash.zHJeau9e.dpuf
Chinese Chamber of Commerce: http://www.tbccweb.com/ www.caat-tampabay.org www.sacatampabay.org
cnFMSDC – Florida Minority Supplier Diversity Council
Florida Diversity Council
French-American Business Council of West Florida or www.framco.org
German American Chamber of Commerce
Hispanic Business Initiative Fund
Indo-US Chamber of Commerce
International Business Board
Japanese Meetup Group
NAACP (Hillsborough etc)
Pasco Hernando Hispanic Chamber.
Philippine-American Chamber of Commerce
Philippine Cultural Foundation
www.russianamericanassociation.org
Meetup group: http://www.meetup.com/Tampa-Bay-Russian-Language-Meetup-Group
Scandinavian Trade Association
Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce of Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay Black Business Investment Corp:(Ms. Frances A. Wimberly, President: tampabaybbic@yahoo.com or Pauline Reyes, Loan Administrator. preyes@tampabaybbic.com.)
Tampa Bay Committee on Foreign Relations (full with waiting list)
Tampa Bay International Business Council
Hispanic Chamber of Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay Organization of Women in International Trade
Resources:  Not all data is 100% reliable as chamber presidents change annually, but these details will usually lead you to what you need.
Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Tampa Bay     2202 North Westshore Blvd., Suite 200 , Tampa,  Fl 33607, (813) 468-0641.
Asian American Coalition of Florida,  601 East Kennedy Blvd., 24th Floor, Tampa , Fl33601  (813) 276-8623, (813) 864-4500
British-American Business Council Tampa Bay, Inc/ Ogletree Deakins. 100 N. Tampa Street, Suite 3600. Tampa, Fl  33602  (813) 221-7250
Central Florida Brazilian American Chamber of Commerce, 7512 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Suite 50-354, Orlando, Fl 32819    (407) 722-2858/ (718) 820-2565
Centro Asturiano de Tampa, Inc. 1913 North Nebraska Avenue,  Tampa  Fl 33602     (813) 229-2214
Centro Español de Tampa, Inc.  3005 West Colombus Drive, Tampa  Fl33607     (813) 870-0559
Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Tampa Bay (CCCTB)     2753 SR 580, Suite 110   Clearwater  Fl33761  (813) 523-0793 (Data unreliable)
Club Colombia de Tampa, Inc.     7901 North Armenia Avenue, Suite C     Tampa     Florida     33604     (813)935-6334
Club Peruano de Tampa, Inc.     P.O. Box 20381     Tampa     Fl33622     (813) 230-4328
Cluc Social Ecuatoriano de Tampa, Inc.     P.O. Box 151452     Tampa     Fl33684     (813) 884-8985
Cuban Club of Tampa
Cuban Club Foundation, Inc.     2010 Avenida Republica de Cuba     Tampa     Fl33605     (813) 248-2954
Florida Association of Nepali Societies (FANS)     4307 Anna Lane     Palm Springs     Fl33406     (561) 704-5579
Florida-Korea Economic Cooperation Committee, Inc.   601 East Kennedy Blvd., 24th Floor, Tampa, Fl33601     (813) 276-8623
French-American Business Council of West Florida, Inc. (FRAMCO)     2744 North Summerdale Drive, Suite 204     Clearwater     Florida     33761  (813) 505-3309
Hispanic Business Initiative Fund (HBIF)     Corporate Square 7402 North 56th Street Building 400, Suite 455     Tampa, Fl33617     (813) 980-2765
Hispanic Professional Women’s Association     P.O. Box 152344     Tampa     Fl33684     (813) 877-5880
Indo-U.S. Chamber of Commerce     P.O. Box 20232      Tampa     Fl33622-0232     (813) 368-7700
Italian Club     1731 East 7th Avenue     Tampa     Fl33605     (813) 248-3316
Philippine-American Chamber of Commerce of Tampa Bay     3432 Carnidal Feather Drive     Land O’ Lakes     Florida     34638     (727) 799-5530
Scandinavian Trade Association     P.O. Box 172954     Tampa     Fl33672     (813) 449-0611
Sociedad La Union Marti-Maceo “Marti Maceo”      1226 East 7th Avenue     Tampa     Florida     33605     (813) 223-6188
Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce (Greater Tampa-Orlando Chapter)     1415 Saffron Way     Trinity     Fl34655     (727) 492-8668
Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce of Tampa Bay     P.O. Box 291258     Tampa     Florida     33687     (813) 298-7851
Tampa Bay Export Assistance Center     13805 58th Street North, Suite 1-200     Clearwater     Fl33760     (727) 893-3738
Tampa Bay Hispanic Chamber of Commerce     P.O. Box 15423      Tampa     Fl33684-5423     (813) 319-5638
Tampa Bay International Business Council     P.O. Box 3183     Tampa     Fl33601     (813) 221-7250
Turkish Cultural Center of Tampa Bay     7402 North 56th Street, Suite 385     Tampa     Fl33617     (813) 935-9038
Venezuelan Suncoast Association     P.O. Box 23565     Tampa     Fl33630     (813) 956-0755
World Trade Center Tampa Bay     1101 Channelside Drive, 2nd Floor     Tampa     Fl33602     (813) 864-4500
Wider radius of organizations:
African American Chamber of Commerce Central Florida     3201 E. Colonial Drive, Suite A-20     Orlando     Florida     32803     (407) 420-4870
America-Israel Chamber, Florida Chapter     5011 S State Rd 7     Davie     Florida     33314     (954) 725-2788
American Nicaraguan Chamber of Commerce     1200 Anastasia Ave., Suite 450     Coral Gables     Florida     33134     (786) 226-9101
American-Russian Chamber of Commerce     3111 Stirling Rd.     Ft. Lauderdale     Florida     33312     (954) 965-5079
Americas-Arab Chamber of Commerce     444 Brickell Avenue, Suite 51-462     Miami     Florida     33131     (305) 358-9535
Argentine American Chamber of Commerce of Florida     1000 NW 57th Court, Suite 120     Miami     Florida     33126     (305) 357-8047
Asian American Chamber of Commerce     P.O. Box 1586     Orlando     Florida     32802
Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Jacksonville     2771 Monument Road, Suite 29 #221     Jacksonville     Florida     32225     (904) 612-2484
Association of Bi-National Chambers of Commerce in Florida     260 Crandon Blvd, Suite 32 PMB 136     Key Biscayne     Florida     33149     (305) 365-7247
Austrian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida     13538 Village Park Drive 105     Orlando     Florida     32837     (407) 859-9191
Bangladesh American Chamber of Commerce     2761 N.E. 27 Circle      Boca Raton     Florida     33431     (954) 818-2970
Barbados-American Chamber of Commerce     2121 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Suite 1300     Coral Gables     Florida     33134     (786) 471-5279
Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida     P.O. Box 310038     Miami     Florida     33231     (305) 579-9030
British American Chamber of Commerce of Broward County     2800 N.E. 41st Street     Lighthouse Point     Florida     33064     (954) 942-7330
British American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida     3201 E. Colonial Drive, Suite A-20     Orlando     Florida     32803     (407) 226-7251
CAMACOL – Latin Chamber of Commerce of U.S.A.     1417 W Flagler Street     Miami     Florida     33135     (305) 642-3870
Central America US Chamber of Commerce     Espirito Santo Plaza 1395 Brickell Ave 14th Floor     Miami     Florida     33131     (305) 569-9113
Central Florida Brazilian American Chamber of Commerce     4630 South Kirkman Rd #183     Orlando     Florida     32811     (407) 610-7158
Central Florida Taiwanese America Chamber of Commerce     8433 Tivoli Drive     Orlando     Florida     32836     (407) 996-6388
Chile-U.S. Chamber of Commerce     1825 Ponce de Leon Blvd., #96     Coral Gables     Florida     33134     (305) 403-9760
Colombian-American Chamber of Commerce     2305 NW 107 Ave., Suite #2M43 Box 105     Miami     Florida     33175     (305) 446-2542
Congolese-American Chamber of Commerce     12340 SW 109 Terrace     Miami     Florida     33186     (305) 588-3341
Costa Rican-American Chamber of Commerce     P.O. Box 025216     Miami     Florida     33102
Costa Rica-US Chamber of Commerce (CRUSACC)     7930 S.W. 20th Street     Miami     Florida     33155     (305) 266-4849
Danish American Chamber of Commerce     816 Heritage Drive     Ft. Lauderdale     Florida     33325     (954) 205-2235
Finnish-American Chamber of Commerce Florida Chapter     523 Lake Avenue     Lake Worth     Florida     33460     (561) 582-2335
First Coast African American Chamber of Commerce     1725 Oakhurst Avenue     Jacksonville     Florida     32208     (904) 652-1500
First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce     P.O. Box 5792     Jacksonville     Florida     32241     (904) 346-1118
Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce     8461 Lake Worth Road, Ste. 419     Lake Worth     Florida     33467     (561) 790-7501
Florida Turkish American Chamber of Commerce     17670 NW 78th Ave., Suite 123     Miami     Florida     33015     (305) 559-9776
Florida-China Chamber of Commerce     7200 NW 19 Street, Suite 302     Miami     Florida     33126     (786) 845-0781
French American Chamber of Commerce     168 SE 1st Street, Suite 1102     Miami     Florida     33131     (305) 374-5000
German American Business Chamber of Central Florida     200 S. Orange Avenue, Suite 2025     Orlando     Florida     32801     (407) 245-8352
German American Business Chamber of Florida Inc. Southeast Chapter Miami     100 North Biscayne Blvd. Suite 2100      Miami     Florida     33132     (305) 371-4282
German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern United States, Inc. – Florida Chapter           Tampa     Florida           (727) 584-5719
Haitian American Chamber of Commerce of Florida     1510 NE 162nd Street     North Miami     Florida     33162     (305) 733-9066
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando     3201 E. Colonial Drive, Suite A-20     Orlando     Florida     32803     (407) 428-5870
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County     809 North Dixie Hwy, Second Floor     West Palm Beach     Florida     33401     (561) 832-1986
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Tampa Bay     P.O. Box 20933      Tampa     Florida     33622     (813) 319-5638
Hungarian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida & the Americas     1581 NW 132nd Ave.     Pembroke Pines     Florida     33028     (954) 594-2409
Indian-American Chamber of Commerce     3700 34th Street, Suite 240     Orlando     Florida     32805     (407) 481-8191
India-US Chamber of Commerce South Florida, Inc.     3801 NE 207th, Suite 1102     Aventura     Florida     33180     (305) 931-8257
Indo-U.S. Chamber of Commerce     P.O. Box 20232     Tampa     Florida     33622     (813) 358-8384
Indo-US Chamber of Commerce Northeast Florida     P.O. Box 550900     Jacksonville     Florida     32255     (904) 382-1419
Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Southeast     2 S. Biscayne Blvd., Ste. 1880     Miami     Florida     33131     (305) 577-9868
Jamaica USA Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (JAUSACC)     4770 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 1050     Miami     Florida     33137     (305) 576-7888
Nicaraguan American Chamber of Commerce     P.O. Box 310835     Miami     Florida     33231     (305) 776-3206
Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce     P.O.Box 10098     Miami     Florida     33101     (954) 850-0474
Panama City African American Chamber of Commerce     P.O. Box 6531     Panama City     Florida     32404     (850) 871-2976
Panamanian American Chamber of Commerce     2335 N.W. 107 Avenue, Suite 2M30, Box 28     Doral     Florida     33172     (786) 394-0981
Peruvian American Chamber of Commerce     1948 NW 82nd Avenue     Doral     Florida     33126     (305) 599-1057
Peruvian-American Chamber of Commerce of South Florida     2315 NW 107 Avenue, Suite #1M22, Box 117     Doral     Florida     33172     (786) 401-9655
Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Tampa Bay                 Florida
Polish American Chamber of Commerce of Florida and the Americas, Inc.     8141 SW 170 Terrace      Miami     Florida     33157     (305) 908-8492
Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce South Florida     3550 Biscayne Blvd., Suite 306     Miami     Florida     33137     (305) 571-8006
Puerto Rican/Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Broward County     7321 Taylor Street     Hollywood     Florida     33024     (954) 559-5355
Puerto Rican/Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Palm Beach County     4201 Westgate Avenue Suite A-7      West Palm Beach     Florida     33409     (561) 889-6527
Romanian American Chamber of Commerce, Florida     1581 NW 132 Avenue     Pembroke Pines     Florida     33028     (954) 594-2409
Senegalese-American Chamber of Commerce     3230 Salinas Way     Miramar     Florida     33025     (954) 432-1223
South Florida Hispanic Chamber     333 Arthur Godfrey Road, Suite 300     Miami Beach     Florida     33140     (305) 534-1903
Spain US Chamber of Commerce, Inc.     1221 Brickell Avenue, Suite 1540     Miami     Florida     33131     (305) 358-5988
Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce Florida, Inc.     260 Crandon Blvd, Suite 32 PMB 192     Key Biscayne     Florida     33149     (305) 767-1662
Swiss American Chamber of Commerce Florida Division     7696 Bold Lad Road     Palm Beach Gardens     Florida     33418     (561) 351-4600
Trinidad & Tobago South Florida Chamber of Commerce, Inc.     1000 Brickell Avenue, Suite 800     Miami     Florida     33131     (954) 790-6795
Venezuelan-American Chamber of Commerce of the United States     1600 Ponce de Leon Blvd. 10th Floor, Suite 1033      Coral Gables     Florida     33134     (786) 350-1190
Volusia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce     1676 Providence Blvd., Suite A     Deltona     Florida     32725     (386) 626-4264