Business Development & Trade Mission to Ireland and the United Kingdom

December 3-7, 2018


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Mission Overview

The Florida Chamber of Commerce will be leading a Business Development and Trade Mission to Dublin, Ireland and London, United Kingdom. This mission will provide Florida businesses with the opportunity to meet with potential customers and partners who will build your understanding and export capability in two very dynamic markets.

What You Can Expect

The combination of opportunities will provide participants with access to and strategies for expanding their business in the Irish and UK markets.  Participants will be able to meet with companies through business to business (b2b) matchmaking appointments, network during various seminars and events as well as gain valuable market access insight through sessions with industry and business associations.

Various business and investment attraction opportunities are available for Florida metro areas.  For Florida companies – the mission is open to all companies but will focus on the following high opportunity sectors:


– Aviation/Aerospace
– Cybersecurity
– Higher Education
– FinTech
– Food & Beverage
– Medical Equipment & Devices/Pharmaceuticals

Learn more about the Ireland-Florida business relationship.


United Kingdom

– Aviation/Aerospace
– BioScience/LifeScience
– Cybersecurity
– Higher Education
– Fintech


Registration Fees:

  • $1,500 – registration fee per participant for both cities (*B2B matchmaking fee separate)
  • $750 – registration fee for one city or an additional company participant *
  • $500 – registration fee for spouse (include some transportation and networking events)

Expenses for travel, transportation, lodging, some meals, and incidentals will be the responsibility of each mission participant.  Hotel Room Block information is TBD.


Hotel Information

Herbert Park Hotel
Ballsridge, Dublin 4, DO4 R2T2, Ireland
Cost: €165  (EU) for single occupancy, €185 (EU) for double occupancy
*All prices include breakfast and tax

London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square
Grosvenor Square, London W1K 6JP, United Kingdom
Cost: £299 (GBP) a night
*All prices include breakfast and tax

To book a room under the Chamber’s block please contact: Chesi Stanfield, Express Travel,  at 305-341-1200 ext 222



Special Thank You to Our Sponsors



Sponsorship Opportunities Available

For more information, please contact Dan Tapia at 850-521-1206 or at