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Your Member Guide to Business Regulation in the State of Florida

regulatory-70Each year the Florida Retail Federation publishes its Business Regulation guide, which contains information about each of the state agencies that influence the way our members manage their business. This is your go to reference for understanding what they are and how they operate.

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regulatory-70The mission of FRF's Advocacy, Intervention and Political Team is to maintain a favorable economic climate for retailers and their suppliers to grow and prosper. We advocate and intervene on behalf of the retail industry before the state's legislative, regulatory and judicial bodies to promote the interests of businesses large and small.

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How to Tap it, Wrap it and Scrap it:

Retail Perspectives on Water, Packaging and Product Stewardship

 

Please join us for this event!

 

WHEN:

TIME:

WHERE:

Wednesday, October 13

9:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Hotel
Orchid Room
One Grand Cypress Blvd
Orlando, FL 32836

Agenda of Featured Speakers:

 

9: 15 - 9:45

Nate Hurst, Director of Sustainability for Walmart
Packaging is at the nexus of every global supply chain and customer relationship because for nearly every product sold in stores, there is both primary and secondary packaging. Together with its suppliers, Walmart is making great strides to improve packaging and reduce its footprint on the environment. Mr. Hurst will share Walmart’s experiences and provide insight on working with manufacturers and vendors to create innovative packaging solutions.

9:45 - 10:15

Besty Dorn, Senior Consultant with RW Beck
With extensive experience advising public and private entities on packaging and product initiatives, Ms. Dorn is well-suited to provide insight to retailers on the future of packaging.

10:15 - 10:30

Break

10:30 -11:00

Laura Bishop, Senior Director Government Relations of Best Buy Co. Inc. Best Buy has been a retail leader in the area of product stewardship and E-watse Ms. Bishop will share with us about Best Buy’s initiatives and provide guidance on best practices.

11:00 - 11:30

Kirby Green, Executive Director of the St. Johns River Water Management District
Mr. Green will share an overview of water issues in northeast and east-central Florida and provide information about the St. Johns River Water Management District’s proposed plans for heightened water conservation, including establishing water conservation goals for specific users.

 

There is no cost to attend!

Please RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so we know how many will be joining us for this fantastic event!