To promote, foster, and encourage international commerce and economic growth in Southern California and worldwide.
- To encourage and stimulate interest in international trade and business.
- To conduct high quality and timely meetings, educational courses, seminars and conferences for the purpose of encouraging and developing international trade.
- To cooperate with its members in matters relating to the growth and development of international trade, and provide informational trade updates and services, programs, and newsletters to its members.
- To publish and distribute worldwide an annual roster and directory, listing all firms and individuals who are members of the FTA.