|Title||Why Jacksonville is the Logistics Capital of America|
|Date||June 16, 2011|
|Location||Riverside/Avondale: FDOT Training Center Get Directions » 2198 Edison Avenue Jacksonville, FL 32204|
Members: $20 Nonmembers: $30 Students: $20
Within eight hours of 60 million people, Jacksonville has claimed its position as “America’s Logistics Center.” What are we doing to market our region as such for economic growth? The panel discussion will include George Gabel, distinguished maritime lawyer, Holland and Knight; Roy Schleicher, executive vice president, JAXPORT; and Wally Lee, president, Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce (invited).
Jacksonville is ranked in the “top 10 Hottest Cities” that will lead growth through 2015 by Business 2.0. While manufacturing, medical, military, aerospace & financial industries provide the base of a diverse economy, one of the great economic opportunities for the region lies in logistics, transportation & international trade.
Attendees will learn more about the many advantages for expanding businesses that the city’s strategic geographic location offers.
|Keywords||Logistics, Transportation, distribution, economics, growth|