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Legislative Manufacturing Summit

  • February 25, 2015
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • 2465 Drew Street, Clearwater, FL

Legislative Manufacturing Summit
with Senator Jack Latvala and
Representative Kathleen Peters

Please confirm your attendance by registering here.

Wednesday, February 25
2-4 PM

St Petersburg College
Clearwater Campus ES 104
2465 Drew Street

2:00: Opening Remarks by Senator Latvala and Rep. Peters

2:15: Manufacturing Legislative Proposal Lightning Round (3 minutes per topic)

  • Sales tax exemption on manufacturing machinery and equipment (Mfg)
  • Sales tax exemption on commercial leases and rents (Mfg)
  • Communications services tax (DOE)
  • Manufacturing training funds
    • QRT (CareerSource Florida)
    • Advanced Manufacturing (CareerSource Florida)
    • Teacher scholarships (CareerSource Florida
    • MAF Center for Advanced Manufacturing Excellence (TBD)
  • Export Assistance (EFI)
  • Incentive Funds (EFI)
  • Industry certifications, career academies, articulation agreements FDOE
  • Other manufacturing bills proposed – Rep. Peters

3:00: Roundtable Discussion on Manufacturing Legislative Issues (Facilitated by Collaborative Labs at St. Pete College)

4:00: Adjourn and Optional Tour of Collaborative Center for Emerging Technologies

For questions or to RSVP, please contact Rep. Peters’ office at 727-341-7385 or Colleen.Hartman@myfloridahouse.gov

Bay Area Manufacturers Association
PO Box 1264, Largo FL 33779



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