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GLOBAL BUSINESS IN THE BRADENTON AREA
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Grow Your Global Business in the Bradenton Area
Is it possible to grow a global business while enjoying the coastal Florida lifestyle? Absolutely!
The Bradenton Area is already home to countless businesses serving global markets. From advanced manufacturing and agriculture technologies to clean energy and life sciences, companies with worldwide markets are profiting by locating here.
Whether yours is a foreign-based company seeking a U.S. presence or a local business investigating overseas markets, the Bradenton Area EDC is your one-stop connection to vital services.
Here’s a sampling of how the Bradenton Area EDC and its partners can help boost your global business:
Assistance for Foreign-based Businesses
Immigration issues (visas, taxes, personnel relocation)
Establishing a U.S. business (legal issues, bank accounts, utilities, taxes)
Referrals to essential business services
- Low-Cost temporary facility
- Located close to both airport and sea port access
- Legal, Translation, and Accounting Service available upon need
Foreign Trade Zone at Port Manatee
Assistance for Local Businesses Seeking to Export
Getting started and overcoming obstacles – The EDC’s partnership with the U.S. Commercial Service will help your business start off on the right foot. If you already are frustrated by previous attempts to export, the EDC and its partners will help you get on track.
Expanding your markets – Working with Enterprise Florida, the state’s economic development agency, the EDC helps local businesses connect with state-sponsored trade missions to foreign countries. Looking to ship by sea? The EDC and experts at Port Manatee can help with advice and connections.
Grants and financing – Federal and state programs may be available to help reduce the cost of exporting your goods or services.