Operational and Technical Conference Tampa, USA (Florida)

Registration is open for Conference in Tampa May 2023
Our next operational & technical Conference will take place in Tampa from 15-17 May 2023, in the Embassy Suites Hotel by Hilton Tampa Downtown Convention Center.

You can register via our website or the link below. As usual we will have a Golf Tournament (the Cooper Cup) on Sunday 14th of May 2023 and an interesting partner programme as well. 

DAY 1 | MAY 15th 2023

Lunch and site visit Port Tampa Bay 
Participants to our conference will <after arrival> enjoy lunch and in the early afternoon we will have a boat tour in the port of Tampa, Florida’s largest and most diversified seaport, which is hosted by our new member Port Tampa Bay.

Welcome Reception drink
In the evening we will have a opening reception.

DAY 2 | MAY 16th 2023

After a whole day of business sessions we will have a bus tour in Port of Manatee and visit dry bulk terminal activities. SeaPort Manatee is a county-owned deepwater seaport located in the eastern Gulf of Mexico at the entrance to Tampa Bay.  In the evening we will have a dinner in restaurant The Columbia, located in the historic district of Ybor City.

DAY 3 | MAY 17th 2023

Partner Programme
The partner programme on Tuesday 16th of May leads us to the amazing City of Ybor. Ybor is a ‘Cuban city’ next to Tampa and will be reached by the trolley that connects Tampa with Ybor. In Ybor we will be shown around by a local Ybor guide and of course a visit to a cigar factory and rum production are key elements on this tour. We will enjoy lunch in South American style. The partner programme also invites you to join the opening lunch and the opening reception on Monday 15 May, the dinner on Tuesday 16 May and the closing lunch on Wednesday 17 May.

Golf Tournament The Cooper Cup
The DBTG Golf Tournament The Cooper Cup will take place on Sunday afternoon (14 May). More information to follow.


Participation Fee

The participation fee includes 3 lunches, the welcome drink, 1 dinner, 2 site visits (Port of Tampa and Port of Manatee), 2 days business sessions, all transportation costs and a lot of networking moments!

The conference will take place in the Embassy Suites/Hilton in Tampa downtown.  We offer our participants a discounted hotel fee of 199 USD per night per person. We are a not for profit company so our prices are based on covering costs.

Member/Associated Member: 1.700 Euro/1.800 USD/1.500 GBP

Non-Member: 2.400 Euro/2.525 USD/2.117 GBP

Partner Programme: 500 Euro/525 USD/440 GBP

Golf Tournament (The Cooper Cup): 450 Euro/475 USD/397 GBP

Each second or other joining participant from Member companies will get a discount on the conference fee  of 200 euro’s / 220 USD / 170 GBP

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