Marcus Brown 
APICS Tampa Bay 


Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 5:30 PM 
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 8:30 PM 

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DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Tampa Bay 
3050 North Rocky Point Drive West
Tampa, FL 33607

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APICS Tampa Bay
Eleventh Annual Holiday Networking Event
December 11, 2018

"The Value of Networking"

APICS Tampa Bay, the leading association for supply chain and operations management, invites members of local professional associations, the academic community and business professionals to our Eleventh Annual Holiday Networking Event on December 11, 2018 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm at the DoubleTree Hotel, 3050 North Rocky Point Drive West. 

We are quite excited to have Mrs. Teresa Conte, the Marketing Director for McFarland, Goud, Lyons, Sullivan law Firm, as our guest speaker this year! Her presentation will provide an exciting perspective on the value of networking. She will enlighten the audience as to what networking can do for you and will provide tips on how to be very effective at developing your network. 

Key takeaways: 

  • Learn how to build relationships
  • Value of networking
  • Social media impact on networking

Bring your business cards and come make some new connections! 

Teresa C. Conte 

Teresa C. Conte is a graduate of The University of North Florida with a double major in Marketing and Management. She is originally from Long Island and moved to Dunedin, Florida. 

She has had many opportunities in her career through the relationships she has built with her classmates, employers, civic organizations, and volunteer positions. Her networks are professional along with boosters for her 4 children’s activities.

She started her career in banking working in the collection department (First Union National Bank) and worked her way to Vice President of the Bank (Bank of America & Iberia Bank).  Through networking with other professionals, she met the managing partner of McFarland Gould Law, who approached her, to start their grass root marketing department at the law firm with the goal was to teach all employees on how to market their areas of practice. 

She has been a Rotarian since high school and is the past President of the Oldsmar Eastlake Club. She has won Rotarian of the year twice in the last five years.  

She is a graduate of Leadership Pinellas – Class of 2013 – She served on the selection committee, 2017 was Selection Committee chair, and Recruitment Chair 2016.

She has served on the Board of Directors for Clearwater Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc. as the Secretary for nearly 12 years.  The organization provides HUD certified home buyer education classes, down payment assistance to first time homebuyers, rehab loans, and small business lending opportunities.

She serves on the Board of Directors for Directions for Living for the last 4 years. Direction for Living is Pinellas counties largest public mental health provider and child protection agency.



This dinner meeting includes your choice of water, iced tea and/or coffee, dinner rolls, salad and entrée. There will also be drinks available for purchase. 

**If you have special dietary restrictions, please contact us at least 2 weeks prior to the event! 

5:30-6:00 Check-In / Registration / Networking
6:00-6:20 Organizational Announcements
6:20-7:20 Dinner Service
7:20-7:30 Break
7:30-8:20 Networking Event Presentation
8:20-8:30 Door Prizes / Survey / Adjournment 


Seating is limited so please register NOW and save the date!

You can pay in advance during registration with a debit/credit card (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover) or PayPal.  


Association Members $37.00
Guests / Non-Members $41.00

Please join us for dinner, networking and professional development with Tampa Bay area's finest supply chain, operations management, transportation and logistics professionals!

By registering for this event you submit your contact information to APICS Tampa Bay who may use it to communicate with you regarding this and other events.  

APICS is the leading association for supply chain and operations management.