The Economic Club of Florida was established in 1977 and is today recognized as one of the South’s most important forums for distinguished speakers on issues of the day.
At the Economic Club of Florida, we pride ourselves on the caliber of speakers that come from around the world to discuss important issues of the day. Our roster of speakers includes national and international figures, ranging from Presidential candidates and diplomats to leaders of business and finance. We have even had the privilege of featuring speakers, such as an astronaut who went to the moon, the owner of the New York Yankees and the Secretary General of the United Nations.
The already shaky relationship between the United States and China has become even more complicated in recent days. That's because of China's pledge to support Russia, even as the later nation has invaded Ukraine. To help deconstruct the complexity, the Economic Club of Florida presented a talk by Dr. Penelope Prime, founder of the China Research Center at Georgia State University.
Former Astronaut and U.S. Senator from Florida Bill Nelson returns to his old Tallahassee stomping grounds to address many of the city's most prominent personages. He talks about his new job as director of NASA (National Aeronautics & Space Administration) and the future of the American space program.
Northwest Florida's pre-eminent developer and asset manager has more than 3 dozen major projects underway at the moment. St. Joe Company President and CEO Jorge Gonzalez talks about many of them in detail in a virtual speech to the Economic Club of Florida.