BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Key leaders representing the major economic drivers in Broward County - Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau - will share their accomplishments and plans for the future at the 7th Annual Economic Engine Performance Report Luncheon hosted by the Port Everglades Association on Friday, March 27, 2015.

The event, to be held in the Floridian Ballroom at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, will begin with a networking reception at 10 AM, followed by lunch and the program at noon. In celebration of Broward 100, the County's centennial year and commitment to the arts, attendees will be entertained by some of Broward County's most interesting historical figures, including the County's namesake Governor Napoleon Bonaparte Broward. 

This year's program will include a review of Broward County's top three economic engines' performance and economic impact over the past year, and a look forward at Broward's upcoming activities and major capital improvements. Guest speakers will include Steven Cernak, Port Everglades Chief Executive and Port Director; Kent George, Aviation Department Director; and Nicki Grossman, President & CEO of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Registration information and ticket availability can be obtained by contacting the Port Everglades Association at or by calling 954-463-2801.

About the Port Everglades Association
Established in 1979, the Port Everglades Association works to advance the progress and development of Broward County's seaport and serves as a bridge between public and private interests. Its membership includes port cruise, cargo and petroleum tenants, along with contractors, vendors and other members of the maritime and Broward County business communities.

DATE: March 24, 2015
MEDIA CONTACT: Margaret Kempel
Executive Director, Port Everglades Association
PHONE:  954-463-2801
Luncheon Committee Chair
Ranger Technical Resources
PHONE: 954-527-0090