2010 Future of Florida Forum

October 11, 2010 – October 12, 2010 @ All Day
Location: Disney Yacht & Beach Club Resort
Address: 1700 Epcot Resorts Blvd. Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 | View Map

Florida’s business and elected leaders, economic development and workforce experts, educators, and local chambers from around the state gathered in Orlando for the 2010 Future of Florida Forum, a two-day event designed to address Florida’s greatest challenges.

With world-renowned keynote speakers and sessions focusing on how our state’s business community must “evolve or die” in order to thrive in the global marketplace, this year’s forum set the pace for important work to come.

The 2010 Future of Florida Forum featured outstanding speakers such as Steve Forbes, Chairman and CEO of Forbes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes magazine and Republican candidate for President in 1996 and 2000.

Keynote speaker Watts Wacker, one of the worlds’ most respected futurists as well as a lecturer, best-selling author, political commentator and social critic, has helped top corporations and organizations navigate the sea of change taking hold in the new millennium.

Participants took an in-depth look at important state and national issues, including:

  • Job creation
  • Role of governmental regulation
  • Education reform
  • Small business issues
  • Health care
  • Economic development
  • International trade
  • Growth leadership

Forum attendees also gained insight with a Political Roundtable presentation, a Deepwater Horizon update by a BP Representative, the release of Florida Scorecard, a State of the State address, the Florida Chamber’s Annual Meeting with Political and Policy Briefings and much more!

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