Florida CCIM Chapter announces updates for their special Logistics Forum — “The US Golden Triangle: Florida’s Logistical Role Internationally in the Future of Commercial Real Estate” coming to Cape Canaveral October 3 & 4, 2019.
Logo credit: Alabama Center for Real Estate (ACRE)
The Logistics Forum that will feature Keynote Speaker: KC Conway, CCIM Institute Economist and Expert in Logistics and Economies of the US and Internationally along with State and national official in the industry.
Additional guest Speakers will also Include:
- Barbara Crane, 2019 CCIM Institute President
- Representatives from the state of Florida Transportation & Agriculture
- Port Authorities from throughout Florida
- Speakers on logistics of Ports, Rail, Highway and Air and More
The Main event will be held Friday, October 4, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ET with networking afterwards.
Attendees will also be invited to come a day early and start the conference off with a special Port of Canaveral Tour and Port Canaveral Networking Social. This pre-conference event is being offered on Thursday, October 3, 2019 from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. ET.
Tour will include view from the one a kind Port Canaveral Sea Port Exploration Tower located at 670 Dave Nisbet Dr., Cape Canaveral, FL 32920. Tour host will be Florida CCIM Chapter’s own Scott Shepard, CCIM. Enjoy a sky top view of the port operations from the observation deck, located at the Exploration Tower that officially opened November 4, 2013 as part of The Canaveral Port Authority’s 60th anniversary celebration. It’s one of the many attractions you can enjoy on through the diverse Port Canaveral.
Following the tour attendees will meet for networking social at Fish Lips at 610 Glen Cheek Drive in Port Canaveral. This is a perfect view of the large cruse liners entering and leaving the port. Sometimes you can even catch a glimpse of the rocket boosters return from a launch.
Strategically located on the East Coast of Central Florida, The Canaveral Port Authority is dedicated to efficient, productive port facilities, while providing an enriched family oriented experience to the public. The Canaveral Port Authority has four main lines of business including cargo, cruise, recreation and real estate.
Florida CCIM Chapter’s 2019 President Tina Marie Eloian, CCIM/Broker with Florida Commercial Group in Tampa explains that Florida ports rank as some of the highest producing in the U.S and are key to most business success across the southeast.
“With several key ports, Florida’s role in the country’s import and expert of goods, especially in the southeast, is growing in strength each year and is a key factor to the transformation of our state’s economy” she shares. “Make no mistake, understanding our intermodal future is essential to today’s CRE platform,” she adds.
Eloian continues, “We encourage all Florida CCIM Chapter Members to join us in Brevard County this October to learn key details on where, how, who and why our ports and the entire intermodal network goes hand in hand with Florida’s growth in the coming decade.”
The event is coordinated through the Florida CCIM Chapter’s International Alliance Committee. Be sure to SAVE THE DATE October 3 & 4, 2019 Cape Canaveral, Florida. This will be a statewide event you will not want to miss!