March 11th – Kevin Brady, International Trade Consultant

Small Business Development Center Florida Gulf Coast University international tradeKevin Brady, SBDC international trade consultant to speak at ABWA

The Imperial River Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) welcomes Kevin Brady, an international trade consultant at the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Florida Gulf Coast University, Wednesday, March 11th at Holiday Inn Fort Myers Airport 9931 Interstate Commerce Drive, Fort Myers. Networking begins at 5:30 PM followed by dinner and speaker. Tickets are $35, available at

About the Speaker

Kevin Brady is a 25-year veteran in the international trade industry, and the owner and managing director at Gulf Coast Global Trading, LLC. His role as an SBDC consultant is to strategically assist companies in Southwest Florida in their efforts to expand internationally, diversifying revenues. His specialties include business development, international sales and marketing, global logistics, and development of export marketing plans.Mr. Brady holds a Masters of Public Administration-Management degree and is a NASBITE International, Certified Global Business Professional.

About the Small Business Development Center

The mission of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is to provide businesses with the expertise and resources to succeed. Surveys consistently show that businesses assisted by the SBDC outperform non-assisted businesses, creating three times more jobs and increasing sales three times faster. SBDC’s vision is to create a better Florida for all by helping businesses grow.

About ABWA Imperial River Chapter

Formation of the Imperial River Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association began in 2016, when a team from several other Southwest Florida chapters came together to serve the growing Estero/Bonita Springs area of Lee County, FL. ABWA Imperial River Chapter welcomes all women interested in professional development. Expect mutually supportive, life-long relationships with powerful professional women. Men are also welcome.

Registration/check-in and networking starts at 6:00 PM, followed by dinner and speaker/activity. Meetings happen at Holiday Inn Fort Myers Airport @ Town Center, 9931 Interstate Commerce Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33913. Tickets are $35 at Eventbrite, which includes dinner. For more information, email

The ABWA national organization’s mission is to bring together businesswomen of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support, and national recognition.

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