TAMPA, Fla.—The Tampa Port Authority is pleased to announce details of its 25th Annual Tampa Steel Conference, to be held in Tampa and hosted by the authority, Feb. 6-7, 2014. The 2014 Tampa Steel Conference, held at the Tampa Marriott Waterside, is a premier event within the steel industry, consistently featuring the industry’s most dynamic and knowledgeable presenters and attracting a diverse assortment of professionals representing ports, logistics, supply chain management and various transportation modes.
The esteemed speakers for this year’s panels will include Charles A. Bradford CFA, partner, Metals Industries Advisory Group LLC; David D. Hodory, vice president of marketing and communications, David J. Joseph Co.; Paul Nathanson, founding partner, Policy Resolution Group at Bracewell & Giuliani LLP and executive director of Consuming Industries Trade Action Coalition (CITAC); Richard Chriss, executive director of American Institute for International Steel (AIIS). In addition, there will be a panel of Tampa area business leaders who utilize the Port of Tampa, who will discuss local success stories in processing and manufacturing. Those panelists will include Chris Bush, general manager, Titan Metals; David Hale, CEO, Tampa Tank/Florida Structural Steel. Moderator for the event will be Tom Balcerek, senior editor, Platts.
As a special inclusion for the 25th anniversary, the conference will feature Stu Varney, noted economist and host of “Varney & Company” on Fox News, who will present commentary during the luncheon, which will conclude the day-and-a-half conference.
“The Tampa Steel Conference, once again converging in Tampa has a long and outstanding history of providing the most relevant and up-to-date information for a very important global industry. We are very pleased to celebrate our twenty-fifth steel conference with an incredible lineup of speakers and to welcome conference attendees to our fine city and world-class port,” Paul Anderson, port president and CEO, said.
See the following link for Tampa Steel Conference details, including agenda, presenter information, sponsors and registration: www.TampaSteelConference.com.