Tuesday, October 31, 2017 from 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM EDT
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2101 NW 117th Ave
Miami, FL 33172

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Azahy Arencibia | Marketing Director 
The Doral Chamber of Commerce 


South Florida Logistics and Trade Forum

October 31st, 2017 | 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

South Florida has already felt the effects of the 2017 Hurricane Season. Hear from industry giants in Miami about the state of our economy and trade indutry. 

  • State of Miami International Airport, Port Miami and Logistics and Trade after Hurricane Maria and Irma.
  • Inbound and outbound trade missions and Miami Dade County as a global gateway.
  • Import/Export Compliance for companies involved in international trade.
  • Recent priorities and law Enforcement actions by US Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. 
  • Meet and Greet with Local Leaders.
  • Networking and Building Connections. 

Free for Doral Chamber of Commerce Members
Free for Keiser Faculty and Students
$15.00 by October 20th - $25.00 After and at the Door

*Attendees, please park in the Garage 

Keynote Speakers: 

Bill Talbert

William D. Talbert, III, President & CEO
Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau 

As President & CEO of the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) for the past 13 years, and as Chief Operating Officer for the prior nine years, William D. Talbert, III has distinguished himself as a highly respected visitor industry and community leader. 

Greater MIami

 Joseph Napoli
Chief of Staff and Senior Policy Advisor for the Miami-Dade Aviation Department

In February 2014, Joseph Napoli was named Chief of Staff and Senior Policy Advisor for the Miami-Dade Aviation Department, responsible for assisting the Aviation Director with directing all administrative, financial and operational activities for the department. Along with these responsibilities, Mr. Napoli manages long-term special projects for the Aviation Director and helps to shape departmental policies. Additionally, Mr. Napoli oversees MDAD’s Communications, Fine Arts and Cultural Affairs, Intergovernmental Affairs, Professional Compliance, Protocol and International Affairs, and Public and Customer Relations divisions.

Peter Quinter | Chair of the Customs and International Trade Law Group
Florida Bar Board Certified in International Law
G R A Y | R O B I N S O N

Peter is a shareholder and customs attorney in the Miami and Fort Lauderdale law offices of GrayRobinson. He is the chair of the Customs & International Trade Law Group. Peter principally represents individuals and companies involved in international trade and transportation, including litigation in the federal courts located in Florida and the U.S. Court of International Trade in New York. Board certified in international law, Peter was appointed by The Florida Bar to the International Law Certification Committee. Peter served as legal counsel at the Southeast Regional Headquarters of the U.S. Customs Service (now known as U.S. Customs and Border Protection) in Miami, Florida. Peter provided assistance to the U.S. Department of Justice in civil and criminal prosecutions on a variety of customs violations, including commercial fraud, trade embargoes and export controls.


Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz

Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz serves as the Commissioner for District 12, which includes the cities of Doral, Hialeah, Hialeah Gardens, Medley, Sweetwater, Virginia Gardens, and a large portion of unincorporated Miami-Dade County. He was first elected as commissioner in September 2002 and re-elected to a fourth term in 2014. He also served as the Vice-Chairman of the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners from 2009-2010.



Mayor Juan Carlos Bermudez

J.C. Bermudez, founding and current major of the City of Doral. Juan Carlos “JC” Bermudez is the founding Mayor of the City of Doral and served in that capacity for the first 9 1/2 years of the city’s existence. During Mayor Bermudez term the city received numerous national accolades including being chosen the Best City for Business Start Ups by Business Week, named #2 of America’s top 25 Towns to live well in for its cultural amenities, pro-business environment and highly educated workforce by Forbes.com, named the third best place in the USA to retire by US News & World Report and was ranked the 51st best in top 100 places to live and launch a business in the United States by CNNMoney.com. Now he is back and stronger than ever. 


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