Walter Duke + Partners CFO Lisa Duke chairs 9th Annual Economic Engine Performance Report at the Broward Convention Center.
For the second year in a row, Lisa Duke welcomed over 650 chief executives, community stakeholders and government leaders at one of Broward County’s signature events highlighting the tremendous economic impact Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Port Everglades and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau have on the region.
The airport, seaport, and tourism sectors are among the leading drivers of the local economy, and all enjoyed some level of growth in the past year according to top industry officials.
The annual event draws hundreds of members of the local business community and all levels of government for updates on the sectors past performance and forecasts for the current year. Lisa serves on the Executive Board of the Port Everglades Association.
Founded in 1979, PEA serves as a bridge between public and private interests to facilitate the Port’s achievement of its rightful place in the first rank of America’s ports of ocean commerce.