Florida Supply Chain

Supply Chain Summit:  May 15 – 17, 2023 


The Westshore Grand
A Tribute Portfolio Hotel
4860 W Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33609


South Tampa Hotels | The Westshore Grand, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Tampa (marriott.com)

The Westshore Grand

A Tribute Portfolio Hotel
4860 W Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33609
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  • Summit Hotel Rate:  $179/night plus applicable taxes.
  • This reduced hotel price will be available until February 14, 2022.
  • For Government Rates, please contact the Hotel Directly at:(813) 286-4400



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In Person

  • May 15 – 17, 2023      Earlybird:  $295   After March 1, 2023  $395
  • May 15, 2023              $75
  • May 16, 2023              $295
  • May 17, 2023              $250



  • May 16 – 17, 2023      $195
  • May 16, 2023              $125
  • May 17, 2023              $100


Sponsor, Speaker or Media Promotional Codes

Send Email Request to:  Info@FloridaSupplyChainSummit.com

Special Complimentary Webinar Series

No Charge!

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89972228179  (Click Here – 2023 Florida Supply Chain Summit Webinar Series)

Same link will be used for all four webinars!

Meeting ID: 899 7222 8179
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Bank of America

1. Wednesday, January 11, 2023, 2 – 3:15 p.m. 

Presenter: Doug Davidson, Bank of America
Topic: Chair of the Florida Chamber of Commerce Trade & Logistics 2030 Study– How the state is leveraging this report to grow the Supply Chain Industry
Doug Davidson
Chair of the Florida Chamber of Commerce Trade & Logistics 2030 Study
Market Executive
Bank of America

Doug Davidson is an accomplished banking executive with fifteen years’ experience in commercial banking, business banking and global treasury management services. As a senior banking executive in North Florida for Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Commercial Banking, Doug leads a team responsible for investment banking services as well as assisting clients with traditional commercial banking services.
Doug’s Linkedin

Florida Mates
3. Wednesday, March 8, 2023, 2 – 3:15 p.m.
Moderator: Mike Aller, FlroidaMakes
Presenters: 3-4 Manufacturers – TBD (AME Power, Corning, Others)
Topic: Manufacturing Marvels – Made in America – How Florida’s manufacturing community is addressing reshoring and nearshoring and the microchip boon and growth in the state.
Mike aller
Mike Aller
Director of Supplier Development

Mike Aller is a proven leader and economic policy expert with twenty years’ experience in advanced manufacturing and energy policy, supply chain optimization, and technology-based economic development. Mike has worked to develop and rollout various tools and resources to support the interconnectedness, growth, productivity and resilience of Florida’s and our nation’s manufacturing ecosystem.
Mike’s Linkedin


2. Wednesday, February 8, 2023, 2 – 3:15 p.m.

Moderator:  Stanly Rigaud, Miami-Dade Beacon Council
Presenters:   3-4 South Florida port and logistics providers – TBD
Topic: Growth through Resiliency – How south Florida’s ports and industry partners are working towards a Net Zero Carbon footprint via environmental sustainability practices.
Stanely Rigaud
Stanley Rigaud, Vice President Trade & Logistics
Miami Dade Beacon Council- Official Economic Development Partnership

Stanley Rigaud is responsible for attracting job-generating business investments to the Miami community and maintaining active working knowledge of the economic trends of Miami-Dade County and the State of Florida.  Mr. Rigaud leads Miami-Dade Beacon Council’s Small Business Committee efforts in building inclusion into their Small Business programming and seeking diverse perspectives in industry strategic discussions to expand industry activity among underrepresented demographics and targeted County commercial submarket
Stanley Rigaud | LinkedIn

Enterprise Florida
4. Wednesday, April 12, 2023, 2 – 3:15 p.m.
Presenter: TJ Villamil, Enterprise Florida
Topic: Grow Your Business in Florida – Industry Updates and Opportunities Florida Supply Chain Summit Kick-Off
T.J. Villimal
TJ Villamil
Senior Vice President International Trade
Enterprise Florida, Inc.

TJ Villamil is the Sr. Vice President of the International Trade and Development (ITD) unit at Enterprise Florida, Inc. The ITD division is considered one of the best statewide international economic development organizations in the United States. It focuses on assisting Florida companies in export sales and promotion, Foreign Direct Investment, and supporting the Governor of Florida Executive Office.
TJ’s Linkedin

Thank You 2022 Sponsors


The mission of the Florida Supply Chain Summit is to provide a platform for statewide collaboration among key representatives from industry, professional organizations, government, economic development agencies, and higher education for the purpose of advancing the state of Florida as a global trade hub.



The Florida Supply Chain Summit facilitates and strengthens partnerships in the trade and logistics industry by providing opportunities to network, address industry issues, and share knowledge about critical issues including emerging trends, technology innovations, and workforce development.


Proposal – Value Proposition to the State of Florida

  • Statewide industry/government/academic network engagement
  • Industry discussions and topics on supply chain disruptions
  • Dedicated, sustainable staff and resources for statewide initiative


Summit History

Early 2019 we hosted several hundred attendees at Disney’s Contemporary Resort at the inaugural summit. The pandemic hit in 2020 and in March 2021 - the 2nd Summit was held virtually.  We are delighted to bring the Summit back “in person” March 2022 in Tampa! View 2019 Program


Summit Planning

A state-wide steering committee engages key stakeholders and decision makers.  This working group determines key messages and topics for the 2022 summit.  The aim is to develop an attractive platform that enables collaboration among representatives from Florida’s key industries, professional organizations, economic development agencies, government officials, and higher education institutions.

Anticipated Attendance   300 – 500


Program / Topics - Examples

  • Florida, Formula for Business
  • Ease of Access to the World – An Update from Florida’s Largest Ports
  • Latin and South American Trade
  • Florida’s Manufacturing and Supply Chain Growth
  • How Technology is Saving Time, Money & Jobs in Florida
  • Florida’s Cold Chain – Keeping Things Fresh
  • The Future of the Supply Chain – Space Florida
  • Importer & Exporter Perspectives on the Global Supply Chain
  • Florida – We are Open for Business

For More Information

Elaine Singleton, Director, elaines@usf.edu, C - 805.294.3371

Dr. James Stock, Co-Director, jstock@usf.edu, W - 813.974.6173

Joanne Kazmierski, Partnerships and Sponsorships, JoanneK@GlobalBusinessLogistix.com, C - 727.644.1180