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Business Observer Wednesday, Apr. 7, 2010 12 years ago

April 19: Opportunity Panama

Learn what impact a wider Panama Canal will have on Florida's economy.

An upcoming conference in Sarasota will highlight the economic impact caused by the widening of the Panama Canal, which is scheduled to be completed in 2014.

Opportunity Panama will take place on April 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency, Sarasota. The event will discuss potential benefits that shipping executives might enjoy from the upcoming changes.

Speakers will include His Excellency Jaime Aleman, Panamanian Ambassador to the United States, and U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Longboat Key.

To register, visit the Sarasota Chamber's web site, or click here to be taken to the event's dedicated web page.

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