Fort Lauderdale & Tourism: Prime Economic Engines for Broward?

3/5/20

Fort Lauderdale Beach and Tourism: Prime Economic Engines for Broward?

Among the myriad factors that comprise Broward’s multi-faceted economic picture, the Fort Lauderdale beach continues to be a lead economic driver. Though other industries have emerged and grown, for decades, the beach has been the heart of our tourism industry and evolved into the most prime real estate in the county.

Hear how it has contributed to upwards of 74,000 jobs in Broward County, $2.8 billion in annual income in Broward County, and $14.2 billion in annual economic impact in Broward County.

PANEL:

Chris Lagerbloom, City Manager, City of Fort Lauderdale

Stacy Ritter, Pres/CEO, Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau

Thom McManus, Pres/CEO, Lily Funds

MODERATOR: Anthony Abbate, FAU Associate Provost

SPONSOR FOR MARCH BREAKFAST: Birch State Park (presemted by Mad 4 Marketing & TravelHost Media Group)