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Nigerian Export Promotion Council & Edo International Business Forum, Edo State, Nigeria, West Africa In-Bound Mission to South Florida

MIAMI (October 16, 2017)

The Miami-Dade County Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources’ Office of Economic Development and International Trade, in collaboration with Enterprise Florida, Inc., welcome the Nigerian Export Promotion Council & Edo International Business Forum, Edo State, Nigeria, West Africa In-Bound Mission to South Florida.

Delegates will meet with local county officials, public- and private-sector industry experts and others, in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. Delegates will also tour parts of Miami-Dade County including Port Miami, Downtown Miami, Brickell, Little Havana, Historic Overtown and North Miami. The delegation is in town through October 23.

This in-bound mission to South Florida is the result of a Miami-Dade County’s Mission to Africa that took place in May of this year, in an effort to build stronger economic and business relationships with African nations. This event is a collaboration of the Haitian American Chamber of Commerce of Florida (HACCOF), Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) – Export Center – Miami, and the Office of Economic and Small Business Development, Broward County, Florida.

For more information and a complete itinerary, please contact Desmond Alufohai, senior international trade coordinator, at alufoha@miamidade.gov or 305-375-3526.