FACC President Esa Jokela, FACC Vice President and Honorary Consul of Finland Peter Makila and Intern Janette Kaasinen visited the Florida International Trade and Cultural Expo 2017 in Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale on October 17th, 2017. The day went by fast visiting the tables of different organizations and countries, and meeting many interesting people. The Finnish American Chamber of Commerce, Florida had a shared table with the Honorary Consulate of Finland in the Expo and we would like to thank you everybody who came by to say hello. In the afternoon, before it was time to head home, FACC Vice President and Honorary Consul of Finland Peter Makila had a short presentation about Finland in the Floridian Ballroom. Other speakers included for example Consul General of Canada, Susan Harper, and former President of Guatemala Álvaro Colom among many others. FITCE 2017 was a great experience, and a special thanks to FinnsConnect South Florida, who took over the table of Finland the second day of the Expo!
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