Past Sponsors & Speakers

Sponsors - 2019

Title Sponsor - Ports America

Stainless Steel - Atlantic Logistics, Freight Management Logistics, JIT Warehousing and Logistics, Rukert Terminals, S&P Global Platts

Alloy Steel - AJ Arango, Majestic Steel, Nucor, Reibus

Carbon Steel - American Shipping & Charteting, A.R. Savage & Son, Associated Terminals, Celtic Marine and Logistics, Concrete Reinforcing Products, Loggins Logistics, Nucor - Skyline Steel, Prestige Transportation & Wharehosue, RYERSON, Smith Metal Source, Southwestern Suppliers, Tampa Bay Pilots, Terminal Shipping, Valmont Tampa Galvanizing, Jasmin Logistics

Media - AJOT, Fastmarkets AMM, Steel Market Update

Speakers - 2019

(in order of appearance)

John Packard, Master of Ceremonies
Philip Bell, President, Steel Manufacturers Association
Jean Carroll Kemp, Senior V.P. for Government Affairs and Trade Policy for the Steel Manufacturers Association
Richard Chriss, President and International Trade Counsel, American Institute for International Steel
Paul Nathanson, Senior Principal, Bracewell LLP
Thorsten Schier, North American Editor, Steel and Ferrous Scrap, Fastmarkets AMM                    
Paul Lowrey, President and Founder, Steel Research Associates
Todd Leebow, President and CEO, Majestic Steel
Chris Casey, PhD, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Independent Steel Alliance
Alice Ancona, Director, International Trade and Investment Office,  Florida Chamber of Commerce
Jeff Vinik, Chairman and Governor, Tampa Bay Lightning and Partner, Strategic Property Partners, LLC

Sponsors - 2018

Title Sponsor - Ports America

Stainless Steel - Gerdau, JIT Warehousing and Logistics, Rukert Terminals

Alloy Steel - AJ Arango, A.R. Savage & Son, Mid-Ship Logistics, Nucor, S&P Global Platts, Titan Metal Service

Carbon Steel - American Victory Ship, Associated Terminals, Blue Water Shipping Co., Celtic Marine and Logistics, Concrete Reinforcing Products, CSN, Freight Management Logistics, Southwestern Suppliers, Tampa Bay Pilots, Tampa Bay Steel, Tampa Tank/Florida Structural Steel, Terminal Shipping Co., Valmont Tampa Galvanizing,

Media - AJOT, American Metal Market, Steel Market Update

Speakers - 2018

(in order of appearance)

John Anton, Director, Steel Analytics, Pricing and Purchasing, IHS Markit
Philip Bell, President, Steel Manufacturers Association
Alan Price, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP
Richard Chriss, President and International Trade Counsel, American Institute for International Steel
Lewis Leibowitz, Owner, The Law Office of Lewis E. Leibowitz
Grant Aldonas, Principal Managing Director of Split Rock International; former U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade from 2001-2005;  former Chief International Trade Counsel to the Senate Finance Committee
Jo Isenberg-O’Loughlin, Editor Emeritus, American Metal Market
Chris Casey, PhD, Executive Director, Independent Steel Alliance
Aldo Mazzaferro, Founder, Mazzaferro Research
Gregory Husisian, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP
Derrick Brooks, Pro Football Hall of Famer



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