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Event Recap: Leadership Tampa Bay – Ports & Transportation Day

Leadership Tampa Bay held its annual Ports and Transportation program day for the Class of 2022 in Tampa’s Channel District.
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For over 30 years, Leadership Tampa Bay has promoted the prosperity and vitality of the Tampa Bay region with the goal of enhancing awareness, education, and knowledge of major Tampa Bay regional issues through learning experiences and discussion.

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WGI is a proud sponsor of the annual Ports and Transportation program and had multiple associates in attendance at the event including Marcía Alvarado, Lisa Nisenson, Acey Roberts, all of whom delivered fascinating presentations to the attendees and represented WGI as innovative thought leaders.

Presenters from Brightline and Tampa International Airport were also in attendance to share their expertise.

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Lisa, Acey, and Marcía’s presentations consisted of demonstrating their respective disciplinary expertise and how it can be utilized in conjunction with the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to benefit the future of the transportation industry in Florida and the Tampa Bay region.

Presenters from Brightline and Tampa International Airport were also in attendance to share their expertise.

Download key takeaways on the topics discussed by our experts: “Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act – What it means for Florida and Tampa Bay”.

Lisa Acey and Marcia

Attendees were given a land tour of the Ports America where they learned about the logistics of the port, its refrigeration services, and got an up-close look at the massive container yard.

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The Bay Spirit water tour also provided attendees access to learn even more about the Port’s diverse operations that drive economic development for the entire Tampa bay region.

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Paul Anderson, CEO presented to the attendees about the benefits and future of the Leadership Tampa Bay program as well as their plans for expansion of cold storage operations, shipping container operations, and cruise operations beginning again.

WGI is committed to the advancement of the transportation industry throughout Florida. The Tampa area is a key region where prosperity and vitality can be best promoted when viewed and guided by enlightened leadership throughout Tampa Bay and we are proud to support that initiative.

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If you would like to get in touch with our thought leaders who attended this year’s event or would like to discuss how our services could benefit your next project, contact our team today!


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