Global Tampa Bay

About Us

Global Tampa Bay is a regional collaboration between the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation, Pinellas County Economic Development and the Pasco Economic Development Council to increase international business opportunities for companies within the region and to market the region globally as a top business destination.

At Global Tampa Bay, we proudly work together with our regional economic partners such as the Tampa International Airport and Port Tampa Bay as well as various Federal, State and local entities to deliver an integrated international strategy.


To recruit International companies seeking a prime business location in the US and increase international trade opportunities for local companies therefore fostering increased expansion of our economy.


  • Export: Our vision is to increase the number of Tampa Bay companies selling overseas and their volume of international business, year after year. We assist both new and experienced exporters enter new international markets. We identify potential new markets and locate possible distributors and representatives for products or services—all at little to no cost.
  • FDI: Our vision is to convince international companies to invest and create jobs in the Tampa Bay region. We assist these international companies while they deal with the complexities of choosing right location, talent, infrastructure within the US.

Upcoming Trade Missions

Export Sales Mission to Panama
Week of March 18, 2019

Panama Export Sales Mission