The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce will host the 2015 South Florida Economic Summit on Thursday, Jan. 29, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Jungle Island.
The Summit will feature discussions led by experts in crucial South Florida industries including education and entrepreneurship, real estate and construction, financial services and technology.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 Economic Summit will explore matters such as “Closing the Skills Gap,” “Breaking out of the New Normal,” and dive into Miami’s current economic status in order to search for solutions to various concerns. The half-day program is geared toward learning about South Florida’s business strengths and opportunities for growth from CEOs and key industry leaders.
Keynote speakers, to-date, include:
• Dr. Eduardo Padron, president, Miami Dade College;
• James E. Glassman, managing director and head economist for commercial banking, Chase;
• Manny Medina, founder and board chair, eMerge Americas, and
• Beth Neuman, president and CEO, Starboard Cruise Service.
Tom Hudson, vice president of news and special correspondent, WLRN, will serve as emcee.
“The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Summit is an important event offering our members critical insights of the South Florida economy in 2015,” said chamber chair Tony Argiz, chair and CEO of Morrison Brown Argiz & Farra LLC. “The diverse panel of experts will feature both national and locally recognized industry leaders at this event discussing the topics that will be affecting our community for the next year.”