May News

The TBIBC has two new events for everyone who wants multi-cultural networking, knowledge or skills.
1. Breakfast with the Prime Minister and mission from Antigua-Barbuda. You can also cheer on the USA soccer team at Raymond James Stadium as they win a place in the coming FIFA World Cup.  Details below.
2. The next newsletter will give details of a new TBIBC event, co-hosted with The US Global Leadership Coalition. Those of you who enjoyed meeting General David Petraeus and Bill Lane know how interesting these events are.
The event details appear at with venues, prices, contact details etc. These are updated regularly.

May 2012

9 May 2012 (Wednesday): FRAMCO (French) Young Professionals.

10 May  2012 (Thursday): Tampa Hispanic Chamber Luncheon and Networking.

12 May 2012 (Saturday): Tampa Taiwanese Chamber Annual Meeting.

14 May (Monday): Diversity Community Event.  cn-FMSDC, MBEs meet Moffitt Cancer Center & Skanska.  Minority business event.

18 May 2012 (Friday): Scandinavian Trade Association Dinner Cruise.

19 May 2012 (Saturday):   Indo-US Chamber of Commerce Banyan Ball.

23 May 2012 (Wednesday): FRAMCO (French) Dinner and Networking.

26 May 2012 (Saturday): Philippine Chamber“Dances of the Philippines”

June 2012

8 June 2012 (Friday): Caribbean-USA Tampa Bay International Business Council Breakfast & Networking. The Honorable Dr. Baldwin Spencer, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda will join the TBIBC and our community for a breakfast reception at the Tampa Museum of Art. 8.30 am – 11.00 am. International Student Reception 11.00 a.m. – 11.30 a.m. Our nearby Caribbean nations are a significant part of the Port of Tampa’s traffic, and a vital part of Florida’s trade.

8 June 2012 (Friday): World Cup Soccer Qualifier Match between the USA and Antigua & Barbuda at Raymond James Stadium.

15 – 17 June 2012: Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce of North America. Annual meeting at Chicago.

95% of your customers live outside the USA borders. Many of your customers inside the USA are part of the melting pot of diversity that has made America great. Please share information about the TBIBC and the events and economic opportunities they create with friends, employees, suppliers and business partners.

Please also alert binational and minority business associates about the many opportunities and sources of support that are available. Together we can harness our many networks and build a stronger, more prosperous Central West Florida.

There are no fees to be a member of the TBIBC. It is run by an all-volunteer Board. Any member of a TBIBC bi-national Chamber or Trade Association is a members of TBIBC. All business people (non-chamber members) are welcome at all events. (Please check details regarding RSVPs etc.)

We thank our generous sponsors and our volunteer Board members for their hard work and support. Those who supported Collaboration, Diversity, and Prosperity include Bright House,   Nielsen, Ogletree Deakins, Fowler White Boggs, Gregory, Sharer & Stuart, Regions Bank, Tech Data, HART, The Tampa Port Authority, Impact Industrial Suppliers. USF World, Harris Design and Sundax Florida.


Glynis Ross-Munro
Vice President
Tampa Bay International Business Council

Collaboration, Diversity, Prosperity


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