Why You Should Join
About The Council
Established in 2014, the Brazil-Florida Business Council, Inc. (BFBC) is an independent, nonprofit, nongovernmental business council based in Tampa, Florida. The BFBC’s mission is to forge closer relations between business communities in Florida and Brazil by fostering bilateral trade and investment opportunities. The BFBC provides an environment to nurture networking opportunities and openly discuss ideas.
What will you gain from becoming a member?
As a BFBC member, you will gain:
An outstanding amount of institutional exposure within the Brazil-Florida business communities; business referrals and networking opportunities;
Access for your representatives to attend member-only programs; and, access to a wealth of information and contacts contained in exclusive sections of our website.
The BFBC is devoted to helping each one of its members increase and expand their businesses and economic impact within Brazil and Florida.
Why choose the BFBC? What makes us different?
Our business council stands out from similar membership organizations because of our focus. The BFBC goal is to help businesses prosper, and to connect businesses with each other. We specialize in helping, networking, and utilizing connections to launch businesses in driving economic growth in their regions.
The BFBC will refer other companies to your business, to expand your organization’s overall impact.
We are able to dedicate ourselves to helping your business prosper because of the expertise and leadership of our Founding President & Chairman of the Board Sueli Bonaparte, her committed board of directors, and a highly distinguished Advisory Board.
Ms. Bonaparte has devoted more than 30 years of her professional career to forging closer ties between businesses in the United States and Brazil. Out of those 30 years, she spent 17 years as the executive director of the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce in New York, successfully triumphing bureaucracy to create international partnerships. Joining the BFBC will provide you with knowledge from the best professionals in their fields.
What levels of membership are offered?
The BFBC offers five levels of membership, depending on the size of your organization and how much you plan to benefit from your membership. Each level offers particular services and features that will be available to your organization as a valued member.
The BFBC is able to grow because of our members. It is because of you that we will be able to prosper and make a lasting impact in both regions. We hope you can join us on this exciting and highly beneficial journey.