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The Florida Venture Forum and Nair & Co. will present a business education program with a panel discussion led by international experts to discuss the most effective positioning and steps for companies considering international expansion. The event titled, “From Garage to Global: The Right Way to Expand Internationally,” will focus on how to penetrate and establish a sound foothold in emerging but volatile growth markets such as China, India and Latin America. The event takes place from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7th, at the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, 333 SE 2nd Avenue, 44th floor, Miami, FL 33131. The event is open to the public. Tickets are $45 for Florida Venture Forum members and $60 for non-members.

Discussion topics include:

  • Steps companies should take to ensure they are truly prepared to expand
  • Key points to keep in mind when hiring employees in foreign countries
  • Little-known legal issues that can sidetrack expanding companies
  • How to handle accounting and other financial issues
  • Big surprises and even bigger mistakes
  • The roles VCs and board members can and should play

WHAT:                      From Garage To Global

WHO:                         The Florida Venture Forum and Nair & Co.

WHEN:                      5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013

WHERE:                   Greenberg Traurig, 333 SE 2nd Avenue, 44th floor, Miami, FL 33131

SPONSORS:            Nair & Co. and Greenberg Traurig

SUPPORTING SPONSORS:  Enterprise Florida, British American Business Council Miami, German American Business Chamber of South Florida, UK Trade & Investment

COST:                       $45 for Florida Venture Forum Members, $60 for Non-members

REGISTER:           http://www.flventure.org/events/from-garage-to-global.aspx

CONTACT:                      Pat Schneider at (813) 335-8116 or via email at pat@flventure.org
MEDIA CONTACT:   Kris Conesa at (305) 403-2080, Ext. 115, or via email at

About The Florida Venture Forum

The Florida Venture Forum is Florida’s, largest and most prestigious statewide support group for venture capitalists and entrepreneurs, helping emerging growth companies come together with sources of capital from across the country. Throughout the year, the Florida Venture Forum provides monthly programs on a statewide basis. For more information, visit http://www.flventure.org.

About Nair & Co.

Nair & Co., the leader in international business expansion services, provides accounting, HR, legal, tax and compliance services for the set up and management of your international operations. Our model of a single-point-of-contact, supported by internal teams of experienced advisors, helps clients expand business and manage risk so they can focus on their core business and sustain growth with minimal risk, stress and cost. We support nearly 250 clients in over 70 countries. Nair & Co. is headquartered in Bristol, UK, has 450 employees and offices in China, India, Japan, Singapore, and the US. Learn more at http://www.nair-co.com

About the SFTA

The South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA) promotes the growth, success and awareness of the regional technology community. Through events, networking, programs and education, we provide south Florida’s technology-related companies, academic institutions, entrepreneurs, governments and related organizations with an active forum to grow the business of technology in our region.


Become an individual member, a company member or a sponsor of an SFTA event today!

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