Port Tampa Bay and the growing container business

APICS Tampa Bay would like to invite our members and their colleagues to attend our Professional Development Meeting from 6:00-8:00 PM on Tuesday, June 18. This will be our last professional development meeting until September, don’t miss out! It is also Top Management Night, so bring your boss! 

Port Tampa Bay is the largest port in the state of Florida and container shipping is the fastest growing business sector at the port.  Greg Lovelace, Director of Marketing & Business Development, will provide an overview of Port Tampa Bay and discuss why the container business is growing and what trade lanes are driving the growth. 


Greg Lovelace is Director, Marketing & Business Development – Cargo & Cruise for Port Tampa Bay.  His responsibilities include new business development for the Port of Tampa with a focus on cargo development, RORO and cruise business.  He is also responsible for managing the port tariff and is involved with strategic planning.  Mr. Lovelace began his career with Port Tampa Bay in March of 1996.  He received a BS Degree in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of New Orleans.  Prior to his employment with the Port Tampa Bay, he was employed for ten years with Evergreen, one of the largest container shipping lines in the world.  

Greg serves on the Executive Committee of the Gulf Seaports Marine Terminal Conference, an association of U.S. Gulf ports authorized to discuss, fix and regulate rates, and previously served as their Chairman.

Greg also served as past-President of the CSCMP Central Florida Roundtable and continues to serve on the Board in various capacities. 

This event will take place at Besito Mexican Restaurant

Dinner Menu: 

Ensalada de casa (House Salad) 
Choice of entree: Pescado con pipian (Fish), Costillas al piquin (Beef short ribs), or enchiladas suizas (Chicken enchiladas) 
Dessert: Tres leches
Beverages: Coffee, Tea, or Soda

*Alcohol available for purchase 

Don’t delay registering for this event as there are a limited number of seats! 

$42 Guests/Non-Members
$38 APICS Members

Date: June 18, 2019
Time: 6-8PM
Event: June 18 Professional Development Meeting
Venue: Besito
Location: Tampa, FL
Public: Public

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