The AMAC Business Opportunity Summit: Business by the Bay provides airports, corporations, business owners, government employees and entities the opportunity to cultivate new relationships and expand hyper-locally through their region. As a leading airport in the Southeast region, Tampa International Airport is one of Florida’s most significant economic engines, with a total economic output of more than $7 billion. The airport and its tenants employ more than 7,500 people on the airport campus and support more than 81,000 jobs in the community. Whether you are an ACDBE, DBE, MBE or WBE firm interested in becoming an airport vendor or general opportunities you will find the information you need at this two-day event.

When and Where is the Summit?

April 26 - 28, 2019 at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay (2900 Bayport Drive | Tampa, Florida 33607) unless otherwise noted in the schedule.

In Tampa Bay, you will discover blue skies and sunshine, a sparkling waterfront, thrilling attractions, top-rated beaches and a century of Cuban culture – all in the heart of Florida’s Gulf coast.

Who Should Attend?

  • Aviation, airport and transportation executives
  • Aviation, airport and transportation emerging leaders
  • Industry consultants and engineers
  • Marketing and business professionals
  • Concessions and revenue team members
  • Project managers and change agents
  • Other industry professionals seeking to expand upon their change management leadership

Whether you are a skilled leader or an emerging leader, there will be something for everyone!

What Can I Expect from Keynote Speakers and Panelists?

Speakers include nationally recognized experts in relevant topics on aviation, hospitality, transportation, business, government relations, finance and key trends. Top executives from major airports, airlines, hospitality groups and corporations who value the contributions of women and minorities in aviation with a proven track record of achievement have been invited to share their expertise through keynote speeches and by leading or moderating several workshops.

Which Industries Will Be Represented?

You’ll connect with women and minority owned businesses, Fortune 500 companies that are industry leaders in aviation, hospitality, travel and logistics, energy, retail, transportation, telecommunications, finance and banking to name a few, as well as federal, state and local government agencies.

What are the Summit Terms, Conditions and Policies?

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