ACR Electronics, Inc.
Ambit Advertising & PR
American National Bank
AvMed Health Plans
Baptist Health South Florida
Becker & Poliakoff, PA
Berger Singerman, Attys At Law
Broward Children’s Center
Broward County Medical Assn.
Broward County Council of Professional Firefighters
Broward Housing Solutions
Colodny, Fass, PA
Dunham Insurance Services
EBS Advisors, Inc.
Florida Atlantic University
FPL(Fla Power & Light Co)
FOP, Ft Laud Lodge 31
Henderson Behavioral Health
Horkey & Associates, PA
Marine Industries Assn SFla
Memorial Healthcare System
Nova Southeastern University
Pompano Bch Chamb Commerce
Broward Health Medical Center
SmartWater CSI, LLC
S Fla Regional Transp Authority
The Mellgren Planning Group
The Rhodes Insurance Group
Sen. Bob Graham, Mike Gelin
Sen. George LeMieux, Tony Man
Marilyn Oliva, Tony Fins, Charles Verner
The Tower Forum is a private, non-profit, non-partisan business organization established in 1976. The organization consists of business executives from industries and professions in south Florida. The Tower Forum has become the “go-to” discussion venue in Broward, where these leaders identify critical issues facing our community, engage in public dialogue, and encourage positive change.
Dr. Dale Brill, Founder and Obsessive Thinker for Thinkspot, a Florida-based public policy research and synthesis consultancy focused on people-centered economic development. He has championed organizational and process innovation as an agent of change for more than 25 years.
Frank Nero, Formerly President and CEO of The Beacon Council, Miami-Dade County’s official economic development partnership in charge of recruiting new-to-market businesses and helping local businesses expand. Frank Nero has had an extensive career in community and business leadership.
Andrew Duffell, MBA – President & CEO, Research Park at Florida Atlantic University. Duffell’s international background and multiple economic development roles have shaped his forward-thinking and problem-solving approach regarding the development of South Florida’s economy using technology as a catalyst.
MODERATOR: Dr. J. Preston Jones, Dean, Nova Southeastern University Wayne Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship.
MAY BREAKFAST SPONSOR: Broward Health Medical Center
BREAKFAST AT: Tower Club, 28th Floor, One Financial Plaza, 100 SE 3rd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale
WHEN: Thursday, 5/5/16; doors open at 6:45 a.m.; program begins at 7:30 a.m.; concludes around 9:15 a.m.; free parking until 9:30 a.m. COST: Breakfast and parking included for members of Tower Forum; non-members: $35 (note: no cost for working media); credit card online, or mail check, payable to Tower Forum, P.O. Box #15041, Plantation, FL 33318.
We encourage participants to join Tower Forum. While we invite you to attend 2 breakfasts at $35 each, you must join Tower Forum to attend thereafter. Membership is from date of joining through 9 consecutively scheduled breakfasts.
RSVP’s received after 5:00 p.m., Friday,4/29/16,
cannot be assured a seat.
Become an active participant and network with community business leaders, professionals and public officials. Be informed and stimulated by key players regarding hot, current topics which impact you and the community. Enjoy full buffet breakfasts in downtown Fort Lauderdale’s prestigious Tower Club. Your membership begins on payment and lasts one year from joining. Submit your information with a credit card on our convenient online Membership Application, or print out the form and postal mail it with your check.
Our breakfast location is always downtown at the Tower Club, 28th floor of the Regions Bank Building, (One Financial Plaza) 100 SE Third Ave. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394. Doors open at 6:45 a.m.; program begins at 7:30 a.m.; it concludes around 9:15 a.m. Free parking until 9:30 A.M. at the One Financial Plaza garage, by obtaining receptionist’s stamp on ticket when exiting the breakfast. The dates of the programs are the first Thursday of every month* from Oct., 2015 through June, 2016:
10/1/15 (shifted to 10/8/15), 11/5/15, 12/3/15, 1/7/16, 2/4/16, 3/3/16, 4/7/16, 5/5/16, 6/2/16. The programs are formulated by the Program Planning Committee, chaired by Linda Cooke (954.494.7779) and Todd Stone (954.804.9454).
Robert Barron, Jane Carrié, Bianca Moreiras
Doug Lyons, Burnadette Norris-Weeks
Steve Einhorn, Kathy Koch, Marty Kurtz
Lee Feldman, Charles Caulkins, Linda Cooke, Calvin Glidewell
Bob Swindell, Jean McIntyre, Dr. J.Preston Jones