MEDIA ADVISORY- Governor Rick Scott Leads Business Delegation to Paris Air Show

Economic Development Delegation to Meet with 40 Aviation and Aerospace

Business Leaders

PARIS, FRANCE – On Sunday, June 16, Governor Rick Scott will lead an economic development mission to the 50th International Paris Air Show. Below, please see key facts about this week’s economic development mission, as well as a schedule of this week’s events.

KEY FACTS

  • A delegation of nearly 100 Florida-based aviation, aerospace and defense companies, educational institutions and economic developers to the 50th International Paris Air Show from June 16-21.
  • Over the duration of the trip, Governor Scott and Secretary of Commerce Gray Swoope will meet with approximately 40 leading aerospace and aviation companies face-to-face.
  • The Air Show is one of the largest exhibitions featuring the aerospace, defense and space sectors. The Paris Air Show is the largest and most prestigious Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition in the world.
  • Florida is home to one of the nation’s largest aerospace and aviation industries – more than 2,000 establishments, and is home to leading manufacturers of all types of aircraft and aviation/aerospace components.
  • Florida is ranked 2nd for the number of aviation, aerospace and space establishments.
  • Florida is ranked 4th in the number of aviation/aerospace employees in the U.S.
  • The business development intensive trip will give Governor Scott the ability to meet face-to-face with leading CEOs in the aviation and aerospace sectors in one location – something that cannot be done anywhere else in the world.

PLEASE NOTE

All times listed are in Paris, France time, which is 6 hours ahead of

Eastern Daylight Time.

YELLOW HIGHLIGHTS ARE MEDIA AVAILABILITIES

SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 2013

PARIS, FRANCE

8:00am-6:00pm STAFF AND CALL TIME

SUNDAY, JUNE 16, 2013

PARIS, FRANCE

9:00am-10:45am STAFF AND CALL TIME

11:00am-1:30pm AEROSPACE ALLIANCE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

2:00pm-4:45pm MISSION BRIEFING/STAFF AND CALL TIME

5:00pm-6:00pm FLORIDA WELCOME BRIEFING

6:00pm-7:00pm STAFF AND CALL TIME

7:30pm-9:30pm AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION EVENT

MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2013

PARIS & LE BOURGET, FRANCE

9:00am-6:00pm 8 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT MEETINGS/STAFF AND CALL TIME

11:00am-12:15pm INAUGURATION OF THE FLORIDA PAVILION

6:30pm-8:30pm RECEPTION HOSTED BY U.S. AMBASSADOR

TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2013

PARIS & LE BOURGET, FRANCE

8:30am-6:00pm 10 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT MEETINGS/STAFF AND CALL TIME

11:45am-12:15pm ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCEMENT

6:30pm-8:00pm EFI FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT EVENT

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 2013

PARIS, FRANCE

8:30am-9:30am AMERICAN CLUB OF PARIS MEETING

10:00am-10:30am CLOSING REMARKS AT “MEET MIAMI IN PARIS” SEMINAR

11:00am-11:30am MEETING WITH FRENCH MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, LAURENT FABIUS

12:00pm-1:30pm AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF FRANCE MEETING

2:00pm-6:30pm 1 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT MEETING/STAFF AND CALL TIME

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2013

PARIS & LE MANS, FRANCE

8:30am-10:00am BREAKFAST MEETING WITH MEDEF “MOVEMENT OF THE ENTERPRISES OF FRANCE”

12:30pm-2:00pm VISIT FLORIDA LUNCH WITH MAJOR EUROPEAN AIRLINES AND TOUR OPERATORS

2:00pm-3:45pm MEETINGS WITH SENIOR EXECUTIVES OF EUROPEAN AIRLINES

AND TOUR OPERATORS

3:45pm-5:20pm MEDIA AVAILABILITY

 

 

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