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Beacon of Resiliency: Setting the Standard for Workforce Development Boards’ Disaster Response
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1/9/2020
When: Thursday, January 9, 2020


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The Beacon of Resiliency: Setting the Standard for Workforce Development Boards’ Disaster Response  Convening will be held January 8-9, 2020 at the Sheraton Panama City Beach Golf and Spa Resort in Panama City Beach, FL.

 

The deadline to register is January 2, 2020.

 

Join workforce development boards from across the country to share promising practices and here from key agencies, national organizations, and businesses who are invested in helping workforce development boards and local communities rebound and rebuild after a natural disaster.

 

Registration Fee  NAWB Members:$50.00.  Nonmembers: $200.00.  To receive the members only discount you MUST be logged in to your account.  

 

If you are a Nonmember and interested in taking advantage of the membership rate, please visit NAWB Membership or contact Shelina Taylor at taylors@nawb.org

 

A welcome and networking reception on Wednesday evening and event lunch will be provided. 

 

For more information, contact Kelly Middleton Banks at middletonk@nawb.org or Shelina Taylor at taylors@nawb.org.

 

 

Schedule

 

Wednesday January 8

 

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Optional Tour of Areas Impacted by Hurricane Irma and Michael – Port Panama City, Bay City Medical, and Callaway, FL

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Welcome Reception

 

 

Thursday, January 9

 

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM

Breakfast on Your Own

8:45 AM – 9:00 AM

Welcome and Setting the Stage

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Up for the Task – Supporting First Responders in Critical and Non-Critical Times

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM

Networking Break

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM

Facing Disaster – Workforce Development Boards’ Response and Resiliency in the Face of Natural Disasters

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Economic Resiliency – Preparing Your Community for Disaster Response and Leveraging Resources to Rebuild

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

Networking Lunch

1:15 PM – 2:15 PM

Rebuilding the Community Through Skills Development

2:15 PM – 2:30 PM

Networking Break

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Rising to the Challenge - Operationalizing WDBs’ Response to Natural Disasters

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Close Out and Wrap Up

 


Travel and Logistics Information

  

Hotel Information

 

Sheraton Panama City Beach Golf & Spa Resort

4114 Jan Cooley Drive

Panama City Beach, Florida 32408

Rate: $141 USD per night

 

Deadline to reserve a room at the event rate is December 30, 2019.


 

Book your group rate for National Association of Workforce Boards

https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation-link.mi?id=1572666437479&key=GRP&app=resvlink

 

Hotel Discounts (Need to make reservation and mention NAWB for discounts)

 

Golf:  $50.00 green fee, cart and unlimited range balls

 

Spa:   excluding Saturday, 20% discount.  Service charge of 20% based on non-discounted price. Spa is very busy, and has reservations through December, so call early to reserve your time.

 

Airlines:

American
Delta

Southwest

United

 

Airport and Airline Information

Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (Airport Code: ECP)

Located 18 miles north of Panama City, Florida

 

Local Transportation

Airport transportation listing

https://www.iflybeaches.com/airport-info/ground-transportation

 

Estimated Taxi (One Way)             $65.00

Estimated Uber (One Way)            $45.00

 

Panama City Beach Visitors’ Guide

https://www.visitpanamacitybeach.com/plan-your-trip/visitors-guide/

 

Fishing

Captain Anderson’s Marina

https://www.captandersonsmarina.com/

 


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