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Enterprise Florida Trade Grant Program
Please Select the Appropriate Grant Application

Descriptions
    • Virtual Trade Show Grant OR In-Person Target Sector Trade Show Grant (Select for virtual or in-person overseas trade shows or exhibitions.)
    • Virtual Business Matchmaking OR In-Person Reimbursable Gold Key/Matchmaker Grant (Select for virtual one-on-one business matchmaking services or in-person, overseas one-on-one business matchmaking services.)
    • International Registration/Certification Grant (Select when applying for international registration/certification grant.)


TRADE GRANT APPLICATIONS MUST BE APPROVED PRIOR TO THE FIRST DAY OF THE EVENT FOR CONSIDERATION OF GRANT FUNDING.

You or someone from your company must submit the grant application at least two weeks before the event begins.

Target Sector Trade Show Grant Criteria


Virtual Trade Show Grant Option: Virtual International Trade Shows are low-cost alternatives to traditional trade shows or exhibitions. In many cases, participating companies can select a pre-designed or custom exhibit booth in a 3D virtual format, upload digital or video marketing and promotional materials, and can connect with trade show visitors through web chatting options, although formats may vary. Companies may qualify for reimbursement of the virtual trade show registration/participation fee, up to $2,500.

In-Person Target Sector Trade Show Grant Option: The Target Sector Trade Show Grant to help offset trade show booth costs and enable companies to exhibit in trade shows that Enterprise Florida participates in, as well as other approved trade shows and exhibitions approved by Enterprise Florida. Companies may qualify for reimbursement of 75% of select trade show booth costs, up to $7,500.


The following documents will be required file uploads during the online application process:

  1. Proof of company registration with Florida Division of Corporations from www.sunbiz.org.
  2. Current IRS W-9 Form.
  3. Proof of event registration that includes cost of virtual trade show or in-person turnkey booth package.
  4. Proof of payment.


Click here to download the complete Virtual Trade Show Grant Criteria / Application & Reimbursement Process and Corporate Terms & Conditions.

Click here to download the complete In-Person Target Sector Trade Show Grant Criteria / Application & Reimbursement Process and Corporate Terms & Conditions.


Grant applications MUST be received and approved by Enterprise Florida BEFORE the trade event takes place.


Virtual Business Matchmaking / In-Person Reimbursable Gold Key/Matchmaker Grant Criteria

Virtual Business Matchmaking Option: Virtual Business Matchmaking includes virtual introductions via teleconference or videoconference with up to five interested agents, distributors, or partners in various given target markets who have been pre-screened and pre-qualified. Florida companies have two options to choose from, depending on the market of interest:
  • Enterprise Florida’s international representatives in the following markets offer the virtual matchmaking service: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.  In each market or region, the office will connect Florida companies with five pre-qualified partners/distributors through teleconference or videoconference.
  • Similar services are offered in additional markets through Enterprise Florida’s partnership with the U.S. Commercial Service and their International Partner Search Plus Virtual Introductions. The U.S. Commercial Service program includes virtual introductions with up to five pre-qualified contacts, with options for additional introductions.
In-Person Reimbursable Gold Key/Matchmaker Option: Gold Key Services can be provided by the U.S. Commercial Service, while similar one-on-one business matchmakers can be conducted through select Enterprise Florida international offices or a pre-approved third-party such as an AmCham.  Gold Key/Matchmaker Grants reimburse qualified companies for the entire Participation Fee for Enterprise Florida trade missions, or the full cost of a stand-alone Gold Key/Matchmaker service provided by the U.S. Commercial Service.  Other options are available.


The following documents will be required file uploads during the online application process:

  1. Proof of company registration with Florida Division of Corporations from www.sunbiz.org.
  2. Current IRS W-9 Form.
  3. Proof of payment for matchmaking appointments.


Click here to download the complete Virtual Business Matchmaking Grant Criteria / Application & Reimbursement Process and Corporate Terms & Conditions.

Click here to download the complete In-Person Reimbursable Gold Key/Matchmaker Grant Criteria / Application & Reimbursement Process and Corporate Terms & Conditions.


Grant applications MUST be received and approved by Enterprise Florida BEFORE the trade event takes place.


International Registration/Certification Grant Criteria

International Registration Grant:  This program provides trade grants to help Florida companies increase export sales by gaining access to foreign markets that require specific registrations, certifications, or markings in areas such as safety, quality, accuracy, performance or environmental compliance standards.

 

The International Registration Grants help small to medium-sized manufacturers offset the costs of obtaining such registrations when they are required to do business in a foreign market.  Examples include, but are not limited to: CE Mark; ETL Listed Mark; ANVISA; Aircraft Airworthiness Licenses; Sanitary Certificates, and COFIAS.  Other registrations/certifications may be considered upon request.  Qualified applicants will be reimbursed 50% of the international registration/certification application fee, up to a maximum of $10,000.


The following documents will be required file uploads during the online application process:

  1. Proof of company registration with Florida Division of Corporations from www.sunbiz.org.
  2. Current IRS W-9 Form.
  3. Proof of submission of international registration application showing date submitted/received and cost.

Click here to download the complete Grant Criteria / Application & Reimbursement Process and Corporate Terms & Conditions.

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Enterprise Florida Trade Grant Program
Contact Information
Company Information
Must be 500 employees or less
Must have been in business for at least two years



Company Information
Must be 500 employees or less
Must have been in business for at least two years



Company Information
Must be 500 employees or less
Must have been in business for at least two years


Trade Show Participation and Export History

Virtual Business Matchmaking OR In-Person Gold Key/Matchmaker Appointment and Export History

International Registration/Certification Details

Required Documentation
The following documents are required by Enterprise Florida in order to process a Trade Sector Trade Show Grant Application. Applications not including these items may be rejected. Please note that the total file size of all attachments cannot exceed 20MB.
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Required Documentation
The following documents are required by Enterprise Florida in order to process a Virtual Business Matchmaking or In-Person Reimbursable Gold Key/Matchmaker Grant Application. Applications not including these items may be rejected. Please note that the total file size of all attachments cannot exceed 20MB.
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Required Documentation
The following documents are required by Enterprise Florida in order to process an International Registration/Certification Grant Application. Applications not including these items may be rejected. Please note that the total file size of all attachments cannot exceed 20MB.
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Additional Information

Additional Information

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Enterprise Florida Trade Grant Program

Applicants must review and agree to the Terms & Conditions below before proceeding.

Virtual Trade Show Grant OR In-Person Target Sector Trade Show Grant - Terms and Conditions
Grant applicants must adhere and agree to the grant terms and conditions and Enterprise Florida's Corporate terms and conditions prior to submitting the online grant application. The terms and conditions will remain in effect for the duration of the agreement.

Virtual Trade Show Grant Terms and Condition and Enterprise Florida's Corporate Terms

OR

In-Person Target Sector Trade Show Grant Terms and Conditions and Enterprise Florida's Corporate Terms

Virtual Business Matchmaking OR In-Person Reimbursable Gold Key/Matchmaker Grant - Terms and Conditions

Grant applicants must adhere and agree to the grant terms and conditions and Enterprise Florida's Corporate terms and conditions prior to submitting the online grant application. The terms and conditions will remain in effect for the duration of the agreement.
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International Registration/Certification Grant - Application and Reimbursement Process

    Grant applicants must adhere and agree to the grant terms and conditions and Enterprise Florida's Corporate terms and conditions prior to submitting the online grant application. The terms and conditions will remain in effect for the duration of the agreement.
    Agreement to Terms & Conditions
    Before submitting the online grant application, you are affirming that all information provided is accurate and true and, if awarded a grant, you are aware of the Terms & Conditions that will be part of your Agreement.


    In order to proceed with the submission of the grant application, you must read and agree to the grant Terms & Conditions. Failing to read and agree to the Terms & Conditions will prevent the completion of the online grant submission.

    Agreement to Terms & Conditions
    Before submitting the online grant application, you are affirming that all information provided is accurate and true and, if awarded a grant, you are aware of the Terms & Conditions that will be part of your Agreement.


    In order to proceed with the submission of the grant application, you must read and agree to the grant Terms & Conditions. Failing to read and agree to the Terms & Conditions will prevent the completion of the online grant submission.

    Agreement to Terms & Conditions
    Before submitting the online grant application, you are affirming that all information provided is accurate and true and, if awarded a grant, you are aware of the Terms & Conditions that will be part of your Agreement.


    In order to proceed with the submission of the grant application, you must read and agree to the grant Terms & Conditions. Failing to read and agree to the Terms & Conditions will prevent the completion of the online grant submission.