2020 Headliners Monthly Membership Lunch: State of the "Ports"

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Name: 2020 Headliners Monthly Membership Lunch: State of the "Ports"
Date: January 8, 2020
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM EST
Registration: We're sorry, registration for this event is closed. Please call 941-748-3411 with questions.
Event Description:

State of the "Ports"

Imagine the opportunities your business would have if one or more of your benchmarks was up 50% this year. What does it mean to Manatee County that two key regional assets – our airport and our sea port – are experiencing record-setting business metrics?

SRQ and Port Manatee play a major role in our economy. How does their growth impact you and your business? Join us to hear from the leaders of these regional economic drivers as they provide an update and a look into the future.
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Carlos Buqueras has three decades of distinguished Florida port leadership and has been with Port Manatee as Executive Director since 2012.

Fredrick "Rick" Piccolo has over 45 years of experience in the aviation industry and has been President and CEO of the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport since 1995.

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IN THE NEWS: 

“Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) passenger traffic set an all-time record for the month of November with 182,607 passengers traveling through the airport.  Traffic for November 2019 was up 52% over November of 2018.  Year-to-date passenger numbers are up 42% with 1,738,935 passengers using the airport so far this year.”

“Port Manatee has again broken multiple fiscal year cargo records, including topping 10 million tons of total annual throughput for the first time in its 50-year history and enjoying a year-over-year increase of nearly 50 percent in containerized cargo activity.”
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Event Sponsors:
Location:
PIER 22 | 2nd Floor Ballroom
1200 1st Ave. W.
Bradenton, FL 34205
Date/Time Information:
11:30 AM Guests Check-In
11:55 AM Lunch and Program
1:15 PM Event Concludes
Contact Information:
Erica Massey 941-748-4842, ext. 123
Fees/Admission:
$35 Manatee Chamber Members ($45 after January 1)
$35 MYP Members ($45 after January 1)
$45 Future Members

Cancelations made after January 1 will be invoiced and cannot be refunded, as reservations have been made on your behalf.
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