Port Everglades Appoints Director of Business Development

Press Release
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Michael Vanderbeek: Photo credit Port Everglades

Michael Vanderbeek is appointed Director of Business Development for Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood

Michael was formerly with the Port of Long Beach, CA, the nation'’s second busiest container cargo seaport, making him a good choice to lead the Business Development Division for Broward County’'s Port Everglades Department.

The Port Everglades Business Development Division is responsible for developing marketing and sales strategies to draw additional cruise business and containerized, dry and break bulk cargo volumes to Port Everglades.

Staff provides customer service to the cruise and cargo shipping communities and markets Foreign-Trade Zone No. 25 and other Port facilities to the maritime community.  The Port's Corporate & Community Relations Section is also part of the Business Development Division under Vanderbeek's leadership.


In addition to his work at the Port of Long Beach, Vanderbeek served as a faculty member at the Sol Price School of Policy at the University of Southern California (USC) where he collaborated with partners such as the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, the American Planning Association, and the municipal governments of Ningbo and Zhoushan, China, to develop research and policy agendas related to the economic benefits of trade for major metropolitan regions.


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