International Trade and Ports

Growth & Infrastructure Speaker to Discuss Florida’s Future as a Global Hub


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“Florida’s policymakers and business community have long recognized and supported the state’s unique position as a global hub. While investments have been made at the state and local level in multimodal freight systems, has the Federal government provided the necessary partnership to support Florida as a premier trade gateway? What are the short-term and long-term prospects for such partnership?, ” said Elaine Nessle , Executive Director, Coalition for America’s Gateways & Trade Corridors


Be Part of the Conversation at the Florida Chamber Foundation’s Growth & Infrastructure Summit on December 11

As we look at the challenges and opportunities a growing population brings, one of the Florida 2030 research report’s recommendations is to ensure Florida’s trade and visitor gateways are linked to inland corridors to enable efficient global supply chains and delivery networks. Can Florida continue partnerships that allow it to remain a global hub in 2030 and beyond?

Join us on December 11 at America’s first solar powered town, Babcock Ranch, for the 2018 Growth & Infrastructure Summit, where you can hear from speakers like Elaine Nessle in person. Business, industry, community and elected leaders will take a deep dive into the topics that matter for Florida’s growth, including:

  • Infrastructure & Growth Leadership recommendations from Florida 2030 and how communities can implement recommendations,
  • Florida’s future transportation opportunities,
  • The future of Florida’s Trade & Logistics 2.0 report,
  • Florida Chamber’s Infrastructure Coalition priorities,
  • Autonomous Florida and the future of new innovations,
  • Florida’s current and future infrastructure needs,
  • and more!

Attendees will have a first-come, first-serve chance to sign up for rides in an autonomous vehicle during a reception on December 11 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Register today for details on how you can sign up for rides!

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