Port St. Lucie to co-host business summit

Port St. Lucie will partner with Pharus Group LLC and DLF Media as host of the third annual Treasure Coast Business Summit, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 20 at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center.

This year’s theme is education and economic development, and the format has changed, with more space being devoted to an expected 60 to 100 vendor displays.

Frank T. Brogan, chancellor of the State University System of Florida, will be the keynote speaker. Other commitments include: Indian River State College President Edwin Massey; Michael Lannon, St. Lucie County schools superintendent; Arthur Keiser, CEO and founder of Keiser University; James Crocker, CEO of Waterblasting Technologies Inc.; Brian Ziemba of TD Bank; and Jonathan Snyder of Argus International Risk Services.

For more information, visit tcbizsummit.com or call 772-224-2898.

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Business Summit planned for May 20

The 3rd Annual Treasure Coast Business Summit returns to the Port St. Lucie Civic Center on May 20.

The theme this year is Education and Economic Development.

Frank T. Brogan, chancellor of the State University System of Florida, will be the keynote speaker. He formerly served as lieutenant governor of Florida; president of Florida Atlantic University and commissioner of education.

There will be a CEO Forum Panel Discussion featuring James Crocker of Waterblasting Technologies Inc.; Brian Ziemba, market president at TD Bank; Richard Houghten of Torrey Pines Institute; Jonathan Snyder of Argus International Risk Solutions; and others from across the Treasure Coast.

There will be an economic development update with Larry Pelton (St Lucie County), Brian Cartland (Okeechobee), Tim Dougher (Martin County) and Helene Caseltine (Indian River County) to inform the local business community of activity and news affecting growth in the region; and an educational roundtable is planned..

This year’s format will feature more business-to-business vendors and fewer speakers. Participants will have more time to look over and discuss business related products and services.

The event will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of St. Lucie County.

For more information regarding registration, sponsorship or tickets, visit tcbizsummit.com or call 772-224-2898.

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