Join Us

In a joint effort, Associated Industries of Florida (AIF) and Port Tampa Bay are holding a symposium entitled 2017 Building Florida’s Future, November 1-2 in Tampa, Florida.

This event will bring together corporate executives, state and national industry experts, community leaders and legislators to discuss those issues that are most important to Florida’s continued growth and prosperity in the transportation, infrastructure and economic development industries.

Important issue to be discussed are:
DC Infrastructure Funding Bill Update
Florida Tolling
First Mile Last Mile
Autonomous Vehicles
Transportation as an Economic Driver in Florida
Disaster Plans & Recovery

Keynote Speaker

Mike Dew, Secretary, Florida Department of Transportation

Mike Dew has served as Chief of Staff of the Florida Department of Transportation since January 2015. Previously, he served as the Chief of Staff of the Florida Department of Corrections from 2012 – 2014, and as Director of External Affairs for Governor Scott from 2011-2012. Mike received his bachelor’s degree from Ohio State University.


Port Tampa Bay
Cruise Terminal 2
651 Channelside Drive
Tampa, FL 33602

November 1
  5:30 pm  
  Welcome Reception
November 2
  8:00 am
  Check-In / On-Site Registration
  9:00 am
  General Session
  12:00 pm
  Lunch & Keynote Speaker
Secretary Mike Dew – Florida Dept. of Transportation
  4:00 pm
  Closing Comments & Adjourn