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IBEX announces details of industry breakfast

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The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference released the details of its Industry Breakfast and Awards Ceremony. The event takes place on the opening day of IBEX at the Tampa Waterside Marriott Hotel at 7:30 a.m. Oct. 1.

Organizers said Dr. Sam Potolicchio will provide the keynote address. Potolicchio, director of global and custom education at Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy, will discuss key geopolitical trends likely to impact businesses with global exposure, specifically those relying on trade dynamics and the free movement of talent. Potolicchio is also a distinguished professor and department chair of political communications at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration. He is the founder of the Preparing Global Leaders Forum, an international leadership training program with campuses in Russia, Croatia, and Jordan.

“We are very excited to have invited Dr. Potolicchio to speak,” said Anne Dunbar, IBEX show director, in a statement. “He is very engaging, has a global perspective on business and management, and is observant and highly cognizant of the world around him. With the shifting global economic environment, I expect his perspective will be eye-opening and informative.”

Also at the breakfast, the Mel Barr, Boating Industry Movers and Shakers, Soundings Trade Only Top 10 Most Innovative Marine Companies, International Boat Industry Export Excellence and IBEX Innovation Awards will all be announced.

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