Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - July 28, 2015
REVISED July 28, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #6

Presentation by Bradenton Area EDC and Port Manatee regarding the newly developed Port Manatee marketing video


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Karen Stewart
Economic Development Program Manager
X 6832

Action Requested
Presentation by the Bradenton Area EDC (BAEDC) and Port Manatee regarding the newly developed Port Manatee Marketing video.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
F.S. 125.045 County Economic Development Powers

Background Discussion
The BAEDC and Port Manatee will debut a brand new marketing video showcasing the strategic assets of Port Manatee. The video will be used on trade missions, in meetings with site selection consultants, recruitment missions, and shown nationally and internationally.

The video produced by the BAEDC in collaboration with Port Manatee points up the Port as a vital economic lifeline that offers supply chain solutions to import/export companies as well as distribution and logistics companies.

The video will be featured on the BAEDC website along with the Port Manatee and Manatee County websites. Companies located in the Port area will also be able to post a link to the video on their own websites.

Sharon Hillstrom, President and CEO of the BAEDC, and Carlos Buqueras, Executive Director of Port Manatee, will make the presentation today.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

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Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs