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TRADE TRENDS WEBINAR: SOUTH FLORIDA, PREPARING FOR A POST-PANDEMIC LANDSCAPEThis special Trade Trends webinar featured 5 national trade experts on South Florida trade. Included 5 segments with audience polling and question and answer session at the end.
A thank you to our sponsors: Trade for America, Port Everglades, and Miami Intentional Airport.
-TRADE UPDATE: Gained and lost market share in South Florida trade, with trade expert, forbes.com contributor, and Federal Reserve Advisory Board member Ken Roberts, WorldCity President.
-LOGISTICS FORECAST: Rebuilding and reimagining the supply chain, with President of UPS Global Freight Forwarding Romaine Seguin, from Atlanta.
-COLD CHAIN TRUTHS: Food and pharma as South Florida trade linchpins, with PhD in Agricultural Food Engineering and co-founder of Illuminate, JP Emond, from Tampa.
-ECONOMIC OUTLOOK: Deciphering the perils on the path to recovery, with Head of Investment Strategy, HSBC Private Bank, Jose Rasco, from New York.
-BELTWAY REPORT: Free trade’s new look in D.C., with Bill Lane, the former head of global Public Policy for Caterpillar, also, named one of the most influential corporate public policy officials in Washington by The Hill, 12 straight years.
SUPPORT YOUR COMMUNITY: 25% of the registration fee was donated to Feeding South Florida.
Join Us at Our Third Annual Future Forum: The Future of the BrainJoin us at our Third Annual Future Forum on January 31, 2020 from 7:30 am – 2:00 pm at the Rusty Pelican in Key Biscayne, FL.
Unlock pathways to new insights from renowned experts at this "can't miss" business conference. It will include breakfast, lunch, a stellar group of speakers and a chance to connect with some of the biggest brands in South Florida.
Marvel at new technologies like brain mapping, potentially as transformative as genome mapping.
Sharpen your memory to build relationships and improve key business interactions.
Learn how neurodegenerative diseases will affect the future workforce.
Discover how the language of persuasion will alter how your company will use marketing and neuromarketing (and how it will be used on you).
Participate in interactive sessions with our thought-provoking speakers.
The Future Forum is a half-day event focused on innovations and ideas of the future. Join us in 2020 as we build better brains. Together.
Register today at http://www.worldcityweb.com/future-forum
Save the Date for WorldCity's Third Annual Future ForumThe Future Forum is WorldCity's premiere Global Connections event focused on innovations and ideas of the future. This half-day event connects a variety of experts in their fields in order to gain perspectives for the future. Be inspired by the thought leaders who are light years ahead and connect with some of the biggest brands in South Florida.
The Third Annul Future Forum will focus on the future of the brain. Join us in 2020 as we warp into topics including:
Technologies that will finally be able to map out neural circuits in the brain
Cures for neurodegenerative diseases
How sleep or lack of sleep affects the brain
Stay tuned as we announce the venue, speakers and more topics. Learn more at WorldCityweb.com/events.
WorldCity's Future Forum 2019WorldCity.TV: WorldCity kicked off the 2019 Global Connections event series on Friday, February 1 at the 2nd Annual Future Forum where Jan Nijman of Georgia State University's Urban Studies Institute, Haven Baker of Pairwise, Andrea Kraj of CORE Renewable Energy Inc., and Daniel Price of Breadware discussed the future of cities, food, energy and the Internet of Things (IoT).
For photos of this event visit: http://ow.ly/GJup30nSggE
For upcoming events: worldcityweb.com/events
Big thanks go out to our presenting sponsor, Boston Scientific, and our corporate sponsors: Greenspoon Marder, FIU Business, (add)ventures, Diversified Search and Miami International Airport.
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Join us for our 2nd Annual Future ForumJoin us as we launch our 2019 Global Connections event series with our 2nd Annual Future Forum, on February 1, 2019 from 8 – 11:30 a.m. at the Coral Gables Country Club.
The event will feature four renowned speakers discussing the future of smart cities and urbanization and the role of:
IoT (Internet of Things)
The use of CRISPR technology to make more food, more efficiently
Here is last year’s Future Forum recap: https://youtu.be/e1ojN8Nxdwo
To register and learn more about our speakers visit: https://www.worldcityweb.com/event/2nd-annual-future-forum
Miami's Best Human Resources ConferenceWorldCity.TV: Technology is transforming the way people work with head-spinning speed. Advances in computational power, machine learning, big data and AI are all converging to create enormous opportunities and challenges for companies and their employees. HR will be at the tip of the spear in this journey into the Future of Work.
Left behind will be those HR executives who fail to understand how these technologies will transform not only the practice of HR but the skills required of tomorrow’s employees.
Entering its sixth year, HR Americas provides you with a unique Forum for discussion and solutions to arm you with the tools you will need to get ready for the Future of Work:
Listen to TEDx futurists impart their perspectives on the different ways AI, machine learning and big data will impact the HR function
Engage with a panel of CEOs as they discuss their expectations for the future of the CHRO role
Participate in interactive, hands-on workshops designed to help you brainstorm and develop ideas
Bring your toughest questions to an expanded Q&A session with our speakers
Network with senior-level Human Resources executives of Miami’s multinational corporations in a relaxed atmosphere
Join us at WorldCity’s 6th Annual HR Americas “The Future of Work,” the 2018 agenda, promises to be the best yet.
Register at WorldCityweb.com/HRAmericas
or call 305.441.2244
U.S port trade with other countries
The Story of an Unsteady World Told by Four Imports#TradeMatters: The Stories the Numbers Tell:
This week Ken Roberts (@TradeDataGuy), WorldCity President, contributor to Forbes.com, and member of the Federal Reserve Advisory Board, tells the story of an unsteady world told by four imports.
🙏 Seaboard Marine Miami International Airport - MIA
Trade Trends: LaredoAssessing the impact of coronavirus and economic turmoil on Port Laredo, including Laredo Customs districts spanning from Del Rio, TX to Brownsville, TX.
Introduction by host and presenter:
Ken Roberts will showcase the region's trade for 2019, YTD and for the month of June 2020..
Forward by Mayor Saenz of the City of Laredo.
Doug Bañez, Managing Director of Hubpoint Strategic Advisors
Teclo Garcia, Economic Development for City of Laredo
Sponsored by the City of Laredo, Laredo Bridge, Laredo International Airport and IBC.
Partners: Laredo Economic Development Corporation, Laredo Motor Carriers Association and Laredo Chamber of Commerce.
Copies of Laredo TradeNumbers and Port Laredo TradeNumbers available.
Trade Trends: Cameron CountyAssessing the impact of coronavirus and economic turmoil on Cameron County export/import trade.
Introduction by host and presenter:
Ken Roberts will showcase Cameron County's trade for 2019 and share insights on it's trade for 2020. Mr. Roberts is President of WorldCity, contributor to Forbes.com and a Federal Reserve advisory board member.
Forward word by Judge Eddie Treviño.
A note from Mr. Josue Garcia, Bridge Director Cameron County International Bridge System will share a special message from the bridge.
Bob Parker, Assistant Port Director, Trade Customs and Border Protection will discuss current events regarding CBP.
Sponsor: Cameron County and Bridge
Partners: City of Brownsville, City of Harlingen, City of San Benito, Port of Brownsville, Harlingen Economic Development Corporation, Brownsville Licensed U.S. Customs Brokers Association, Asociacion de Maquiladoras de Matamoros, A.C., CANACAR
Back to School 2: Test Your International Trade SmartsThis week test your international trade smarts with Ken Roberts (@TradeDataGuy), WorldCity President, contributor to Forbes.com, and member of the Federal Reserve Advisory Board.
We follow up with another 3-question pop quiz on on trade with a little geography, mathematics, public policy and history.
Special thank you to our sponsors Seaboard Marine and Miami International Airport.
Back to School: Take Our Three-Question Pop QuizThis week test your international trade smarts with Ken Roberts (@TradeDataGuy), WorldCity President, contributor to Forbes.com, and member of the Federal Reserve Advisory Board.
This is part one of two part series on testing your general trade knowledge in geography, mathematics, public policy and history.
Special thanks to our sponsors Seaboard Marine and Miami International Airport.
Trade Trends: Port EvergladesFirst peek at 2020 trade and introduction to Port Director Jonathan Daniels.
- Ken Roberts, President WorldCity, contributor to Forbes.com and Federal Reserve advisory board member.
Special introduction to new Port Everglades Director
- Jonathan Daniels
10:00 - 10:05a Introductions
10:05 - 10:20a Port Everglades trade data insights from Ken Roberts
10:20 - 10:35a Fireside chat with Jonathan Daniels
10:35 - 10:45a Q & A
2018 Media Kit
CEO Club, Trade Matters, Global Connections, US TradeNumbers
The CEO ClubWorldCity hosts the CEO Club, an exclusive roundtable event series by invitation only for heads of multinational operations in the Greater Miami area
The CEO Club is held nine times annually.
USTradeNumbers.comEach month at www.ustradenumbers.com, WorldCity posts more than 6,700 pages of trade data, more than 8,000 interactive maps, and 12,000 hyperlinked charts rich with the latest U.S. Census Bureau data. The data covers more than 200 nations; almost four dozen Customs districts; more than 475 airports, seaports and border crossings; and more than 900 export and 900 import commodities.
Trade Matters seriesWorldCity's video series on the latest news and developments in the import/export community, as well as updates on data from customs districts around the country.
Global ConnectionsFounded in 1998, WorldCity hosts more than 30 events in the Miami area for the multinational and internationally focused business community, oversees a proprietary Who’s Here database of more than 1,400 multinationals in the Greater Miami area, produces annual import-export TradeNumbers publications across the United States, and generates more than 6,700 import-export trade stories at www.ustradenumbers.com each month.
The 30-plus events are split among four series. The two panel discussions include Global Connections, held 10 times each year, and Trade Connections held six times annually. Attendance ranges from 100 executives at most event to 400 at special events.
Who's Here Multinational DirectoryFounded in 1998, WorldCity oversees a proprietary Who’s Here database of more than 1,400 multinationals in the Greater Miami area.
The Who’s Here database is rich in information on the 1,400-plus multinationals with South Florida offices, including the top executives, contact information, country of headquarters, local employees, employees overseen from the Miami area, revenue overseen from the Miami area, and more. They have headquarters in more than 50 nations around the world, oversee hundreds of thousands of employees and are responsible for more than $300 billion in annual sales.
You can download a free PDF of the annual Who’s Here publication by going to worldcityweb.com. WorldCity also sells a database with additional information. Contact Stephanie Mejia at email@example.com or 305-441-2244 for more information.
For updates to the database, contact Elba Hentschel, our International and Corporate Affairs Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 305-441-2244.
HR ConnectionsHR Connections is an invitation-only WorldCity event for Human Resources directors working for multinationals with offices in the Greater Miami area. HR directors representing many of the world’s best-known multinationals have attended HR Connections over the years.
HR Connections events are 90 minutes in length and rely on members of the Miami-based HR multinational community to lead discussions.
The Who's Who: Lessons in Leadership
The Who's Who: Lessons in Leadership (Startups)Shot on-location at the historic Biltmore Hotel in Miami, the Who's Who is WorldCity's series on leadership. In this episode, we interviewed Ismael El-Qudsi, CEO at Internet Republica and SocialPubli.com.
The Who's Who: Lessons in Leadership (Four Seasons)Shot on-location at the historic Biltmore Hotel in Miami, the Who's Who is WorldCity's series on leadership. In this episode, we interviewed Miguel Carrillo, Global Sales for Latin America at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts.
The Who's Who: Lessons in Leadership (Citrix)Shot on-location at the historic Biltmore Hotel in Miami, the Who's Who is WorldCity's series on leadership. In this episode, we interviewed Juan Pablo Jimenez, VP Citrix Latin America | Managing Director | Business, Sales Strategy & Execution- Cloud, Data Center, Software, Networking.
The Who's Who: Lessons in Leadership (Networking)Three leaders from multinational companies discuss the importance of networking and advice for those who find it difficult or awkward to network.
Shot on-location at the historic Biltmore Hotel in Miami, the Who's Who is WorldCity's series on leadership. In this episode, we interviewed Ismael El-Qudsi (SocialPubli.com), Juan Pablo Jimenez (Citrix), and Roberto Mendez (Duracell).
The Who's Who: Lessons in Leadership (Boston Scientific)Shot on-location at the historic Biltmore Hotel in Miami, the Who's Who is WorldCity's series on leadership. In this episode, we interviewed Mauricio Ortiz, President for Latin America, at Boston Scientific.
The Who's Who: Lessons in Leadership (Innovation)Shot on-location at the historic Biltmore Hotel in Miami, the Who's Who is WorldCity's series on leadership. In this episode, various leaders from Miami's multinational companies share their thoughts on innovation in the digital age.