Informa makes impact with boat show By Andrea Richard and Kevin Gale Barnum & Bailey had the “Greatest Show on Earth.” Fort Lauderdale has “The Best Show on H2O,” in the words of Mayor Jack Seiler. The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show had what might be called chamber...

Diversification strategy looks strong as 2018 approaches By Kevin Gale Alternative investments often have suffered in comparison to plain vanilla strategies, such as investing in the S&P 500 index amid a bull market for equities. However, the outlook for hedge funds, private equity and other alternative investments...

Teddy Morse is poised for evolving automotive world Teddy Morse is the CEO and chairman of Ed Morse Automotive Group, one of South Florida’s largest private companies. Ed Morse had $1.32 billion in sales in 2016, according to Automotive News, selling 11,238 vehicles (ranked 86th nationally),...

Clorox executive, aviation leaders provide insights Clorox has a well-established brand, but it’s keenly focused on changes in the consumer market in the era of Amazon. “The issue is, the consumer now isn’t just looking to go to the store and shop and buy. But they may...

Hundreds of highly successful business owners descended on the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort and Spa in October for EO Nerve 2017. The event involved members of the Entrepreneurs Organization, the world’s only peer-to-peer network exclusively for entrepreneurs. EO has 12,000 members internationally whose businesses...

By Betsy Atkins; Bill Lenehan contributed to this report [caption id="attachment_9972" align="alignnone" width="400"] Bill Lenehan[/caption] For all the clever coding involved, most ransomware delivers a crude, deadly message when it strikes your company. Important company files are locked, and can be destroyed, unless you pay a specific...

By Julie Neitzel Financial product innovation continues for global investors, and 2017 has been a highly successful year for the continued launch of “smart beta” investment products. In February 2016, I discussed the explosive growth of passive investing in an article titled “The ETF Phenomena.” Smart...