Port Canaveral Agricultural Exports Seminar

Port Canaveral Agricultural Exports Seminar

Are you part of the agricultural business sector and interested in learning more about shipping by sea? Please join the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and Fresh From Florida, along with Port Canaveral, to find out how convenient and cost effective shipping by sea can be.
During the Port Canaveral Agricultural Exports Seminar, participants will:
·         Take a VIP tour of Port Canaveral’s export operations;
·         Gain access to export logistics professionals;
·         Learn about Port Canaveral’s express shipping services;
·         Learn how commodities are kept fresh on the way to markets worldwide; and,
·         Learn how to increase your bottom line by exporting.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
12:15pm to 4:00pm.
Canaveral Port Authority Exploration Tower
670 Dave Nisbet Drive
Port Canaveral, Florida 32920
Key speakers include: Seatrade, Gulftainer and Ambassador Services Inc.
Registration Deadline: Monday, May 15, 2017
We look forward to seeing you at Port Canaveral on May 18!

Should you have any questions regarding the seminar, please contact Marisol Alvares at 850-617-7328 or Marisol.Alvares@FreshFromFlorida.com.


 Thursday, May 18, 2017

12:15pm – 1:00pm          Registration and Networking Opens at Exploration Tower 4th Floor

Register and network with seminar attendees and speakers. Refreshments will be served.


1:00pm – 2:00pm            VIP Port Canaveral Tour

Bus departure from Exploration Tower entrance at 670 Dave Nisbet Drive, Port Canaveral, Florida, 32920.  Photo identification is required at

registration for security purposes.


2:15pm – 2:30pm            Welcome Remarks

Captain John Murray, CEO, Executive Port Director

Thomas Perny, Supervisor of Trade Development Section, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

2:30pm – 2:50pm Canaveral Port Authority

Samantha Cornelius, Assistant Director, Cargo Business Development

This presentation provides an overview of Port Canaveral – from cargo movement to final destination in Europe or the Caribbean.   https://www.portcanaveral.com/

2:50pm – 3:10pm Seatrade

Keren Perez, Sales

Learn about cargo logistics from terminal to destinations.  http://www.seatrade.international/

3:10pm – 3:20pm Break

3:20pm – 3:40pm Gulftainer

Joe Cruise, Commercial Manager

This presentation will discuss Gulftainer USA’s partnership with Canaveral Port Authority and the benefits to Florida agriculture growers to ship through the Canaveral Cargo Terminal.  http://www.gulftainer.com/terminals/usa/port-canaveral/

3:40pm – 4:00pm Ambassador Services Inc.

Brian Hubert, President

Ambassador Services: Your Efficient Alternative

This presentation consists of describing Ambassador Services’ capabilities for handling fruit, vegetables and other perishables. It also touches on Ambassador Services’ efficiencies and abilities surrounding accountability and traceability of the various commodities handled. You will learn about the room for growth within the existing facility, as well as the additional property with Port Canaveral and adjacent private property for expansion.  http://asiterminals.biz/

4:00pm Adjourn

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