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Florida online global program

GROW YOUR SALES, BRAND AND BUSINESS INTERNATIONALLY

WORKING TOGETHER TO HELP YOU GROW GLOBALLY

Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) is a public-private partnership between Florida’s business and government leaders and is the principal economic development organization for Florida. EFI’s mission is to expand and diversify the state’s economy through job creation. EFI is the state’s primary entity for trade and export development supporting nearly 60,000 Florida exporting businesses. Florida-based companies looking to expand internationally can take advantage of the comprehensive exporting assistance service provided by EFI.

EFI and IBT Online deliver the Florida Online Global Program:
Website Localization and International Online Marketing for Florida companies.

Meet Samantha in Florida

Samantha is one of our Online Business Development Managers who is responsible for helping companies succeed online internationally.

Samantha is international by nature: she was born in Argentina, studied International Relations at Florida State, got a Masters in Latin American Business at the University of Florida, and worked in Panama. In her free time she enjoys the outdoors (especially paddle boarding), walking her dog Zoey, and training for CrossFit competitions.

Fully bilingual in Spanish and English, Samantha is ready to help you achieve international online business success.

Contact Samantha Soffici: ss@ibt.onl 
T (786) 493-8667 or connect with Samantha on LinkedIn

Book a meeting in Samantha's calendar

Florida Online Global Program

Make the internet work for you globally!

Help your international prospects, customers and business partners find you, understand your company, and do business with you by giving them an online local user experience in their language(s) and market(s).

Whether you sell directly or via distributors, B2B or B2C, a local website that is easy to engage and do business with, built to match your business strategy, is essential for your international business success.

How will the Program help you?

​FLORIDA ONLINE GLOBAL PROGRAM: PARTICIPATION

Eligible to participate: Florida small and medium-sized manufacturers and professional services providers from all regions of the state are eligible to participate in the program. The minimum qualifications for the Florida Online Global Program are:

Contact us and download the Florida Online Global Program brochure

THE FLORIDA ONLINE GLOBAL OPTION A:
GROW YOUR SALES, BRAND AND BUSINESS IN TWO MARKETS

Benefits: Two business development websites that will help your company be found and understood in your target markets (for example China and Mexico, or Canada and Brazil). Your websites will be built and managed for you, as per the Statement of Work below, by IBT Online's team of international digital natives.

Statement of work: 

Budget: The cost of the Florida Online Global Option A is $12,000. Eligible companies automatically qualify for an $8,000 grant from Enterprise Florida, making your total cost $4,000.

Contact us about the Florida Online Global Program

THE FLORIDA ONLINE GLOBAL OPTION B:
GROW YOUR SALES, BRAND AND BUSINESS IN MULTIPLE MARKETS

Benefits: Multiple websites that will help your company be found and understood in your target markets (for example China, Mexico, Canada and Brazil), helping you grow your sales, brand and business in these markets. Your websites will be built and managed for you, as per the Statement of Work below, by IBT Online's team of international digital natives. 

Statement of work: 

Budget: The total cost of the Florida Online Global Option B: Multi-Market Website Localization depends upon the number of countries and the scope of work, above and beyond Option A. Eligible companies automatically qualify for an $8,000 grant from Enterprise Florida.

Contact us about the Florida Online Global Program

Watch our Florida Online Global Testimonials

The 2018 Florida Online Global Roadshow 

From July 23rd through the 27th 2018,  IBT Online’s CEO John Worthington and Manager Samantha Soffici set out on a Florida Roadshow in collaboration with Enterprise Florida. With a main goal to help companies grow their sales, brand, and business online globally through the Florida Online Global Program, they had organized events in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa, Orlando, and Jacksonville. It was a HUGE success with almost 300 people registered to learn more about the online environment, social media, and the Florida Online Global Program.

The Florida Online Global roadshow was so much in demand, that we recorded it as a webinar for those of you who could not attend: 

If you missed out, don’t worry! 

Click here to watch and listen to a recording of their presentation!

Successful Florida companies we are proud to serve and trust us to deliver

CONTACT YOUR LOCAL ENTERPRISE FLORIDA REGIONAL TRADE MANAGER
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE FLORIDA ONLINE GLOBAL PROGRAM

MIAMI-DADE & SOUTHWEST 
Counties Served: Collier, Glades, Hendry, Lee, Miami-Dade, Monroe

Alejandra Henao ahenao@enterpriseflorida.com T (305) 808-3670

Chris Munoz cmunoz@enterpriseflorida.com T (305) 808-3386

PENSACOLA / NORTHWEST
Counties Served: Bay, Calhoun, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Wakulla, Walton, Washington

Andrea Moore amoore@enterpriseflorida.com T (850) 469-8989

JACKSONVILLE / NORTHEAST
Counties Served: Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Flagler, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Madison, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns, Suwannee, Taylor, Union

Larry Bernaski lbernaski@enterpriseflorida.com T (904) 359-9350

TAMPA BAY REGION
Counties Served: Charlotte, Citrus, Desoto, Hardee, Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Sarasota

Joseph Bell jbell@enterpriseflorida.com T (305) 808-3670

ORLANDO / CENTRAL FLORIDA
Counties Served: Brevard, Highlands, Lake, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Polk, Seminole, Sumter, Volusia

Mike Cooney mcooney@enterpriseflorida.com T (407) 956-5678

WEST PALM BEACH / SOUTHEAST
Counties Served: Broward, Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, St. Lucie

John Diep jdiep@enterpriseflorida.com T (561) 832-8339

Contact us and download the Florida Online Global Program brochure

FLORIDA ONLINE GLOBAL WEBINAR SERIES

EFI and the Florida Online Global Program

​EFI and IBT Online are pleased to announce the Florida Online Global Program. Listen to Manny Mencia, EFI SVP International Trade and Development, present the program designed to help Florida exporters globalize their websites.

Watch the Florida Online Global with EFI webinar now...

Costa Rica Trade Mission 2018

If you are interested in learning more about the EFI Costa Rica Trade Mission and how to grow your sales, brand and business in Costa Rica, then watch our webinar.

Watch the Costa Rica Trade Show webinar now...

Publications and webinar recordings for Florida exporters

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