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“Florida’s Insurance Market: The Decade Ahead” | Florida Insurance Commissioner Michael Yaworsky | April 20, 2023

“It’s going to be a very difficult time for a little bit longer before we come to a place hopefully, where we’re past a lot of the past seven years.” Florida Insurance Commissioner Michael Yaworsky discusses the challenges and solutions to Florida’s insurance marketplace, the ninth-largest in the world, before an April 20, 2023 meeting […]

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“Geopolitics and the Global Economy” | Retired Army General David Petraeus | March 27, 2023

“I believe we face the greatest number and most complex array of challenges since probably the end of World War Two, certainly since the end of the Cold War.” Retired four-star US Army General and former CIA Director David Petraeus shares his insights on the geopolitical risks to investments, including actions by China and Russia,

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“Agriculture’s Surprising Role in the Economy” | Florida Agriculture Commissioner Wilton Simpson | February 21, 2023

“We don’t value our farmers.  We don’t value our agriculture the way it should be valued.” Florida Agriculture Commissioner Wilton Simpson discusses the breadth of Florida’s second largest industry and why, amid threats of greater regulation, it should be viewed through a national security lens before a February 21, 2023 meeting of The Economic Club

“Agriculture’s Surprising Role in the Economy” | Florida Agriculture Commissioner Wilton Simpson | February 21, 2023 Read More »

“2023 Global Markets and Economic Outlook” | LPL Financial Chief Economist Dr. Jeffrey Roach | January 19, 2023

“Florida often outperforms the rest of the country, whether it’s during downturns or whether it’s during growth periods. And part of that is because in more recent years, Florida has become more diverse economically.” LPL Financial Chief Economist Dr. Jeffrey Roach explains the rising risk of recession and the factors that will influence financial markets

“2023 Global Markets and Economic Outlook” | LPL Financial Chief Economist Dr. Jeffrey Roach | January 19, 2023 Read More »

“The Scientific and Economic Attraction of Florida’s Mag Lab” | National High Magnetic Field Laboratory Director Greg Boebinger | December 15, 2022

“If we could develop room temperature superconductors to make MRI magnets big enough for humans, then doctors could get much sharper images of what’s going on in the body.” National High Magnetic Field Laboratory Director Greg Boebinger shares the scientific and economic impacts of the world’s largest and highest powered magnet lab before a December

“The Scientific and Economic Attraction of Florida’s Mag Lab” | National High Magnetic Field Laboratory Director Greg Boebinger | December 15, 2022 Read More »

“Running Restaurants in a Challenging Economy” | Restaurant Brands International CEO Jose Cil | November 29, 2022

“I remember one day my mom sat me down and said, ‘You need to study, you need to apply yourself because if you don’t, you’re gonna end up working at Burger King one day.’” Restaurant Brands International CEO Jose Cil shares how supply chain challenges, commodity and wage inflation, and labor shortages are impacting its

“Running Restaurants in a Challenging Economy” | Restaurant Brands International CEO Jose Cil | November 29, 2022 Read More »

“Building a Clean and Resilient Energy Future” | Southern Company Executive Vice President Stan Connally | October 26, 2022

“Not since the invention of the air conditioner have we seen such a potential impact to the electric loads of our utilities as we do now with the growth of electric vehicles.” Southern Company Executive Vice President Stan Connally discusses the rapid transformation taking place in the energy industry and the challenges it poses for

“Building a Clean and Resilient Energy Future” | Southern Company Executive Vice President Stan Connally | October 26, 2022 Read More »

“A Gadsden County native’s path to success as an American technology entrepreneur, inventor and philanthropist” | Figgers Communication CEO Freddie Figgers | August 25, 2022

“The entrepreneurial spirit is what is going to keep the country going.  When you look at history, it’s always been business leaders that made the economic impact to change the course of the country.” Figgers Communication CEO Freddie Figgers shares how a $23 Goodwill purchase led to his multi-million dollar career as an entrepreneur and

“A Gadsden County native’s path to success as an American technology entrepreneur, inventor and philanthropist” | Figgers Communication CEO Freddie Figgers | August 25, 2022 Read More »

“Is Florida Heading for a Recession?” | Florida State University Economist Dr. Jerry Parrish | July 19, 2022

“Consumer sentiment is lower than what it was during the worst of the pandemic and you know, that’s really unusual, with almost full employment.  If they have a poor outlook, that’s certainly a concern in the future.” Florida State University Economist Dr. Jerry Parrish shares the probability and how rising interest rates, housing costs, and

“Is Florida Heading for a Recession?” | Florida State University Economist Dr. Jerry Parrish | July 19, 2022 Read More »

“Web3 and Cryptocurrency” | Andreessen Horowitz’s Scott Kupor | June 21, 2022

“Anybody who wants to be a publisher to that platform is able to do so and it’s not really controlled by any central resource or big tech companies.” Andreessen Horowitz’s Scott Kupor explains Web3, the next generation of the internet and cryptocurrency before a June 21, 2022 meeting of The Economic Club of Florida.

“Web3 and Cryptocurrency” | Andreessen Horowitz’s Scott Kupor | June 21, 2022 Read More »