2018 Tampa Bay Engineers Week Banquet -Individual Registration


This premier event brings together local leaders and engineering professionals to recognize the outstanding achievements of Engineers, Science Teachers, Math Teachers, and Students in our community. Additionally, awards will be presented to outstanding engineers in each discipline, as well as local engineering students excelling in their engineering related studies and Young Professionals. The banquet also features the Lignell Awards. These awards, named after a former Chairman for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), are given to local High School educators who are performing outstanding work in the instruction of the STEM topics (science, technology, engineering and math). The organizers of the event recognize the important role these individuals play in encouraging students to pursue technological degrees in college. The banquet is a combination of efforts by all the Engineering Societies of West Central Florida. This event brings together professionals in all fields from all around Tampa and Florida’s west coast.

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  • 4121 N 50th Street
  • Tampa, Florida
  • United States 33610
  • Building: TPepin's Hospitality Centre
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    Thank you for your support of the engineering profession!

  • Starts 28 November 2017 12:00 PM
  • Ends 18 February 2018 12:00 PM
  • All times are US/Eastern
  • Admission fee ?
  • Menu: Chicken, Fish, Vegetarian
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Frank DiBello, President & Chief Executive Officer

Frank DiBello, President & Chief Executive Officer of Space Florida


Frank DiBello, Space Florida President and CEO, was selected in May 2009 to lead Space Florida, which is the principal state agency for aerospace-related economic development, and the Space Authority for the State of Florida. In his position, he develops and executes programs designed to attract, retain and grow aerospace business across the state. Additionally, Mr. DiBello focuses on Florida aerospace workforce development and retention as well as international partnership development.


Mr. DiBello holds more than 50 years of direct aerospace, defense and emerging space industry-related experience. Frank spent more than 20 years at KPMG, in various management positions where he was responsible for guiding the firm's aerospace industry consulting practice, heavily focused on support of major aerospace merger, acquisitions and consolidations. He founded KPMG’s Space Industry Practice - focused on new space businesses, taking major satellite programs to Wall Street for financing and led the effort to develop commercial uses of the International Space station (ISS).


4:30 – 6:30 PM Networking & Exhibition

6:30 - 9:00 PM Dinner Program & Awards