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The Laguna Beach LGBTQ Heritage & Culture Alliance, along with Visionary Sponsor and real estate investment firm Laguna Beach Company, and Title Sponsor, Bank of America, today announced registration is open for Diversity and The Creative Economy, a symposium featuring international best-selling Author and Urbanist Richard Florida. The symposium will be held on Monday, April 29, 2019 at Montage Laguna Beach from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and will provide a platform for community members, local business, civic, legislative, cultural and educational leaders to discuss how inclusion and creativity can foster economic mobility and prosperity for Orange County. A portion of the event’s proceeds will be donated to Laguna Beach Pride 365, Club Q Laguna at Laguna Beach Seniors and The Blaze Bernstein Memorial Fund.
Venture Café Philadelphia will kick off its first Thursday night gathering on November 29 with prominent urban studies theorist, Richard Florida. The inaugural Venture Café Philadelphia Thursday gathering will take place from 3 – 8 p.m. at the newly opened 3675 Market Street where the University City Science Center is headquartered.Richard Florida is one of the world's leading urbanists. He is a researcher and professor, serving as University Professor and Director of Cities at the Martin Prosperity Institute at the University of Toronto, a Distinguished Fellow at New York University's Schack Institute of Real Estate, and a Visiting Fellow at Florida International University.
Toronto is a city on “the brink” of not fully realizing its potential and must think about a new model for growth if it wants to thrive and stand out as an example of a modern global metropolis, says urban studies expert Richard Florida. Speaking at Urban Land Institute Toronto’s symposium on Toronto urbanism, Florida, one of the world’s leading urban thinkers and a professor at the University of Toronto’s school of cities and Rotman School of Management, said Toronto is an incredible city but one that faces significant challenges including housing affordability, a “worsening class divide” and woeful traffic congestion.
A City Focused Provocateur Who Thinks Global and Acts Local. For anyone interested in Detroit’s growth, we recommend diving into Florida’s work.We caught up with him in town for the thought provoking City Lab conference—the organization he co-founded and serves as Editor-at-Large for.
If city and civic leaders want an example of how instrumental the private sector can be in the transformation of a city, they can look at billionaire investor Dan Gilbert. Gilbert and his family of companies were highlighted during a Monday afternoon session for CityLab, a three-day conference at the GM Renaissance Center with participants from 156 cities across 27 countries. He sat down for a chat with Richard Florida, co-founder and editor at large of CityLab.com and senior editor of The Atlantic.
Richard Florida presents in Cork, Ireland on the future of cities.
Growing cities such as Hong Kong are at the epicenter of what Richard Florida has dubbed “the new urban crisis,” with the city’s success sending house prices soaring out of reach of the average resident. The author and urbanist, who is director of cities at the Martin Prosperity Institute at the University of Toronto, spoke at the 2018 ULI Asia Pacific Summit in Hong Kong.
The FIU | Miami Urban Future Initiative hosted its inaugural event recently at Venture Café Miami. Joining Richard Florida in the conversation on Miami’s urban future were Tom Hudson (Vice President of News and Special Correspondent for The Sunshine Economy on WLRN) and Michael A. Finney (President and CEO of the Miami Dade Beacon Council).
Richard Florida speaks at ICMA event Monday, October 23 and urges conference attendees to focus on inclusivity in their communities and devolution in their government.
As Florida explained in a talk at the 2017 ULI Fall Meeting in Los Angeles, he warned of “a growing divide between places that are winning and places that are failing to keep up.” That societal split is the subject of his latest book, The New Urban Crisis: How Our Cities Are Increasing Inequality, Deepening Segregation, and Failing the Middle Class—and What We Can Do About It.
Interview for the British Land Blog during his recent events in London for LSE Cities and Centre for London.
Decades ago, one of the biggest challenges facing cities was the loss of residents brought on by the devastating effects of deindustrialization. As urban residents began flocking to the suburbs in the 1960s and 1970s, cities were confronted with rising levels of poverty, crime, and housing decay. While many of these issues still linger, our modern urban crisis is more extensive and encompassing than its predecessor. As cities continue to benefit from the return of wealthy, talented residents, they now face a number of challenges borne out of their very success. Where cities once benefited from sturdy middle-class neighborhoods, today’s urban areas are up against a disappearing middle class, as well as rampant gentrification and economic and racial segregation.
Ann Arbor SPARK will host Richard Florida, one of the world's leading public intellectuals on economic competitiveness, demographic trends, and cultural and technological innovation, as the keynote speaker at its annual meeting. Ann Arbor SPARK’s annual meeting, the region’s premier gathering of business and community leaders, will be held on April 24, 2017, at the Eastern Michigan University Student Center in Ypsilanti, Mich.
A group of prominent Toronto scholars analyzed Jacobs' ongoing impact a century after her birth. Hosted by the University of Toronto's Innis College, the panel featured U of T's Erica Allen Kim, Paul Hess, Michael Piper, Patricia O'Campo, and Richard Florida. Moderated by Urban Studies Chair Shauna Brail, the discussion looked at Jacobs' contributions—and their limitations in the 21st century context—from a multidisciplinary and intersectional range of of perspectives.
Kansas City, with its much improved downtown and still evolving suburbs, is a logical conversation starter on urban and suburban issues.Richard Florida and Joel Kotkin hold a discussion at the Kansas City Area Development Council’s annual meeting to discuss.
Urban life has changed quite a lot since the onset of the Great Recession in 2008. The new “creative class,” comprising technology workers, scientists, architects, artists and writers, has been migrating from the suburbs to “superstar cities” including San Francisco, Boston and New York, according to Richard Florida, global research professor at the New York University School of Professional Studies. Florida headlined the Urban Lab panel organized by the NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate on Oct. 13.
Far from being a war zone as Donald Trump recently described it, Harrisburg has a substantial creative class and the resources to overcome years of deindustrialization, nationally renowned urban studies expert Richard Florida said.
Creating a livable community and closing the gap between the “elite creative class” and the “sinking service class” were key themes presented by internationally recognized urbanist Richard Florida. Florida’s presentation wrapped up a speaker series that brought three distinguished urbanists to West Vancouver as part of the Cypress Village planning process. The event was sponsored by British Pacific Properties and Hollyburn Family Services Society.
A joint project between FIU and my team at the Creative Class Group, and the first product of the FIU-Miami Creative City Initiative, Miami’s Great Inflection: Toward Shared Prosperity as a Creative and Inclusive Global City, was presented at the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 Goals Conference on June 16.
Florida thinks Miami is at a turning point. His study — which you can read here or in the recaps by WLRN, Miami Herald, and the Miami New Times — lays out 10 opportunities to put it on the right track.
Miami and Miami Beach, once a refuge for retirees and those looking for fun and sun is on the rise as a great economic powerhouse, according to a new report from Florida International University and the Creative Class Group, "Miami's Great Inflection: Toward Shared Prosperity as a Creative and Inclusive Global City."
South Florida’s gilded path to economic prosperity is paved with advantages, but an equal number of obstacles lie ahead. That's the conclusion Florida International University and the Creative Class Group, a consulting firm, arrived at following a multi-year economic study.
The future of Miami is bright --it's a city on the rise, says a new report by FIU and the Creative Class Group.
Florida and his Creative Class Group have authored a study on the current state of the economy with Florida International University, which will be released during Thursday’s morning session of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce 2016 Goals Conference, the organization’s annual two-day planning retreat being held at the Hilton Downtown Miami.
Richard Florida, the nation's most famous urban studies scholar, and the FIU-Miami Creative City Initiative came out today with a major in-depth and incisive report on the state of Miami and what we must do to truly become a global city.
FIU and the Creative Class Group Release New Report about Miami's Future as a Creative and Global City.
Noted urbanist and author Richard Florida opened the recent 2016 ULI Florida Summit in Miami by reminding the audience that the creative class and the industries in which it works are the single most important economic drivers in the 21st-century economy. Economic development at the local and state levels can no longer be about enticing companies through special tax breaks or incentives, but about being irresistible to creative, talented people and building neighborhoods where they can simultaneously live, work, dine, drink, play, and experience a high level of interaction with each other. The creative types will be the ones to lure the companies in—or, better yet, start companies of their own, in Florida’s view.
On the first day of the educational project Made In Kazan the listeners expert classes made Richard Florida - economist, urbanist, author of the theory of the creative class, the professor of the School of Management named Joseph Rothman at the University of Toronto. "Indus" publishes a summary of his lectures.
Kazan became the first Russian city to host a meeting of the exotic at present UCLG Executive Bureau. A correspondent of Realnoe Vremya visited the official opening of the meeting and found out what impressed foreign guests most of all in Kazan, why the already 'powerful' organization requires to strengthen its influence on the world stage and why cities are that important places for a successful development of the world economy.
Richard Florida speaks at Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s South Florida Economic Summit.
Thousands of people descended on Miami during the first week of December, 2015, to experience Art Basel Miami. On Thursday, December 3, hundreds attended a packed discussion on creativity and city building at the FIU Miami Beach Urban Studios. The global forum, CREATE: Miami, was hosted by Florida International University and Visiting Scholar and urbanist Richard Florida, and it brought together a veritable constellation of luminaries in art, architecture, design, fashion, and music.
Waterloo Region needs to start planning now for the negative impacts of an urban renaissance driven by an expanding technology sector, says renowned urban thinker and writer Richard Florida.
Taking the stage to deliver a keynote address at the Urban Land Institute's (ULI) inaugural Toronto Symposium, renowned urbanist Richard Florida wasted no time in proclaiming his admiration for Toronto, celebrating his adopted city as a global leader in urban renewal and the arresting of urban sprawl. Yet, for all of Florida's enthusiasm about Toronto, the speech diagnosed a cresting urban crisis, proving to be an alarming call to action rather than a celebration of the city's accomplishments.
FIU and the Creative Class Group (CCG) founded by Richard Florida have joined forces to launch the FIU-Miami Creative City Initiative a project to harness creative and entrepreneurial forces that can help accelerate greater Miami’s transformation into a creative economy. The FIU-Miami Creative City Initiative will engage political business and cultural leaders faculty students alumni and the greater community in a dialogue on how creativity culture and design can drive a regional economy.
Florida International University will work with bestselling author Richard Florida to research and start a discussion to help boost Miami jobs in art, design and other creative fields.
Swiss newspaper Neue Zürcher Zeitung NZZ, Real Estate Days interview with Richard Florida on how can cities position themselves successfully?
Renowned urbanist Richard Florida sat down with The Tyee's Geoff Dembicki for a conversation about whether 'creatives' are driving the new economy or falling behind.
Two of its leading prophets, Richard Florida and Ray Kurzweil, to give their definition at the Simon Frser University, Vancouver Oct. 22 event.
City comptroller Scott Stringer and urban thought leader Richard Florida gave back-to-back speeches on the future of New York City. The pair spoke at Onramps of Opportunity: Building a Creative + Inclusive New York, an event co-sponsored by Stringer's office and N.Y.U.'s School of Professional Studies Initiative for Creativity and Innovation in Cities.
Richard Florida had the honor of returning to his undergraduate alma mater, Rutgers University, to address the newly minted graduates of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, who will be some of the leaders of this epochal undertaking. He shared a few of his stories about Rutgers with them, and about the importance of finding your passion and forging your own course through life. He'd like to share them with you as well.
Opportunity for real estate’s early adopters: Cityscape looks at how hightech entrepreneurship is likely to spur a wave of luxury residential andcommercial development in Florida’s popular beach destination.
The entrepreneurial economy: creative innovation as a by-product of an urban ecosystem.
Richard Florida, spoke at Populus 2014 Friday at the State Theatre in Downtown Kalamazoo. Populus is a one-day event focused on helping change policy making and decision making in communities.
Back for a second year, Start-Up City: Miami, presented by The Atlantic and The Atlantic Cities, will explore the national urban tech revolution and its impact on South Florida. The Miami Herald spoke with Florida last year about his views on building a tech hub here, and they decided to find out how he thinks Miami is doing now. They also wanted to get the lowdown on Start-Up City (Version 2.0).
Denver is a perfect example of how the post-Great Recession economy works through an "urban revolution" that brings creative people close together, taking advantage of economies of scale, bestselling author Richard Florida recently said at the Rocky Mountain City Summit in Denver.
Richard Florida recently spoke at the Business of Design Week 2013 event in Hong Kong hosted by the Hong Kong Design Centre. He says allowing people the right to be themselves will improve Hong Kong's economy.
Talent, technology and tolerance are the key ingredients in a creative city.
Richard Florida recently spoke for the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce.Technology, talent and tolerance are essential to fostering creative cultures. When we talk about the creative class, we aren’t talking about some rarified, exclusive group of people. Every human is creative. Creative cultures stoke that fire.
Urban Toronto highlights talk by Richard Florida, given before an audience of city builders and luminaries in Desautels Hall at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. The lecture, one of a series presented by the School of Public Policy & Governance in partnership with the Martin Prosperity Institute was entitled Big City, Big Ideas: Why Creativity is the New Economy.
Cities are playing a greater role than expected in corporate innovation. Even as technology has enabled a more mobile workforce to find more bucolic settings, the workers most responsible for this kind of development are choosing to live and work in densely populated places such as New York and San Francisco.
Day two of the 2013 B.C. Energy Conference in Fort St. John wrapped up Wednesday night with a banquet and keynote address by Doctor Richard Florida, a professor and best-selling author. Florida told the crowd of industry leaders and politicians about what he calls the “Creative Class”, and stressed the importance of tapping into the inner creativity of workers.
Our economy is going through the greatest transformation in our history — even bigger than during the Industrial Revolution, according to researcher and author Richard Florida at The Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce event.
Renowned researcher and urban expert Richard Florida said the Nashville region had one of the nation’s fastest-growing economies during the Great Reset, his term for the economic tumult of the past five years.
Richard Florida speaks for the Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties in Utica, NY.
Talent. Technology. Talent. Those are the “three T’s” that Richard Florida, an internationally known urban theorist, says will vault a community toward positive change. Local leaders believe Utica already possesses those T’s, but they need a catalyst.
Twenty-five years ago, Pittsburgh hosted the Remaking Cities Conference, an international gathering of architects, visionaries and dignitaries, including England's Prince Charles, the honorary co-host and keynote speaker. This year, Oct. 15-–18, 2013, Carnegie Mellon University will host the Remaking Cities Congress, with 300 invited urbanists and thought leaders who will again focus on the post-industrial city in North America and Europe. In that context, they have asked 10 thought leaders to assess the Pittsburgh region's strengths and weaknesses and to consider what they would like to see in the Pittsburgh of the future. The package begins with a foreword from noted urbanist Richard Florida.
Viewed by many as the world’s leading urban theorist, Richard Florida was in Ireland this summer, and told Ann O’Dea that tolerance was a key ingredient in any creative economy.
The May 3 Denver South Economic Development Partnership luncheon drew Gov. John Hickenlooper to introduce the speaker and attracted an enthusiastic, capacity crowd to the DTC Hyatt Regency ballroom. The governor came to provide the Colorado context for the event’s featured speaker, Dr. Richard Florida.
Dr Richard Florida, the Cultural Innovation keynote speaker at EBN Congress, answers some questions ahead of his address at the Congress on May 30. (First appeared in Ulster Business magazine.
Richard Florida speaks at The Creativity Conference in Washington, D.C. in a panel on Invention, Innovation, Competitiveness – Creative Industries and the New American Economy alongside President Bill Clinton.
Richard Florida is the day's last speaker at the London Conference, an annual gathering of influencers to debate the city's challenges and opportunities, in November 2012. The author of The Rise of the Creative Class has been cited -- by such diverse figures as David Cameron and Bono -- as an expert on how cities must evolve.
Richard Florida, author of "The Rise of the Creative Class" discussed the city's Downtown-area growth and urged regional transit development in a speech at the Detroit Policy Conference.
A day-long forum, Start-Up City: Miami led by Richard Florida explored ways to build an innovation hub in South Florida.
While governments try triggering growth through stimulus spending and/or tax cutting, Florida said what’s going to get us out of the current economic “crisis” are cities “restructuring the way we live and work.” He calls it a “geographic fix,” in which the highly mobile creative types are drawn to the urban areas they love by the types of amenities offered, by public and park gathering spaces and by a community’s walkability.
Start-Up City: Miami, a conference looking at how Miami can become a nebula for technology start-ups is taking place the New World Center on Miami Beach.
Organized by influential urbanist and author Richard Florida, Start-Up City: Miami will feature talks by Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh and AOL co-founder Steve Case on Wednesday, Feb. 13.
Atlantic magazine and Richard Florida, the author, urban affairs expert and a part-time South Florida resident, announced they are bringing a one-day conference called Start-up City: Miami to Miami Beach on Feb. 13 to explore how to build a tech hub here, building on the area’s success with the arts and urbanization.
The Atlantic will launch Start-up City: Miami, the inaugural event in a new series of day-long programs exploring the emerging models of “urban tech” taking root in cities around the world. The free event is produced in partnership with the Creative Class Group and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Richard Florida speaking Friday, November 16th at the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Jacksonville University College of Fine Arts.
New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies : Renowned Urbanist, Richard Florida, and the NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate to Host “The Great Reset: Once Again New York,” a Discussion on the New York City Economy
On Friday, November 9, Richard Florida, best-selling author of The Rise of the Creative Class, which was recently released in a newly revised and expanded 10th-anniversary edition; The Great Reset; and Who's Your City?, will deliver his first major address at the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies (NYU-SCPS), to launch a major new research initiative on the future of the New York economy.
What does it take to revitalize Atlantic City and other places hit hard by the recession, the housing-market collapse and the vanishing manufacturing industry? Economist Richard Florida answers by looking at how this market upheaval differs from others in American history.
Richard Florida speaks at the Urban Land Institute (ULI) real estate conference on the opportunities and legacies of global events. The conference focused on the London Olympics as a case study for the role of real estate and infrastructure within the post-Games landscape.
Richard Florida named a senior visiting fellow for the Urban Land Institute (ULI). The institute, with nearly 30,000 members worldwide, is a nonprofit education and research institute dedicated to responsible land use and the creation of thriving communities around the globe. As a ULI senior visiting fellow, Florida will speak at four of the institute’s major meetings, collaborate with ULI members and staff, and contribute content and thought leadership to ignite dialogue and discussion on city building. His first presentation in this role was on Wednesday, May 30, at ULI Europe’s “Creating a Legacy” real estate trends conference in London, which explored the long-term investment and development opportunities related to the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.
Richard Florida has been named a senior visiting fellow for the Urban Land Institute (ULI).
Richard Florida speaks to The Chronicle Herald’s John DeMont before making the keynote speech at a Greater Halifax Partnership.
Florida address the 2012 Congress for New Urbanism in West Palm Beach, May 2012.
New Jersey’s economic growth strategy should hone in on strategies that address the desires of people, and the needs of business, all within the framework of creating great places.New Jersey has a lot to learn from thought leaders such as Richard Florida, creator of the Creative Capital Theory of economic growth.
Discussion of the economic strengths and weaknesses of North Texas at the Stronger Together conference with Richard Florida in conjunction with University of Texas at Arlington and the Dallas Morning News.
The gathering, “Stronger Together: An Interactive Conversation About Our Region,” brought together experts from the public and private sectors, along witheducators, journalists and artists, to discuss and occasionally debate issues of growth and economic development in the Dallas Fort-Worth area.
North Texas will be more competitive and its economic future stronger byworking together.The University of Texas at Arlington and the Creative Class Group have been leading aneffort involving regional stakeholders including major chambers of commerce; local elected officials; Vision North Texas; community and civic groups; and UTA faculty, staff and students to help to inform a broad conversation about the path toward a sustainable, shared prosperity.
Richard Florida speaks at Preview Las Vegas event for the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce.
Richard Florida speaks at Preview Las Vegas for the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce, February 2012.
Richard Florida brings his three Ts to Preview 2012 in Las Vegas, February 9, 2012.
Florida will be a featured speaker at the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce's annual economic forum, Preview, on Feb. 9 at the Thomas and Mack Center.
Investment in the arts and our own creativity can help navigate the road back to prosperity, renowned economist Richard Florida told attendees of the inaugural Arts Exposed conference at Seneca College in Markham.
Richard Florida speaks at the BizTech Conference & Expo at the Wilmington Convention Center in Wilmington, North Carolina, January 14, 2011.
Richard Florida, a best-selling author and economic development theorist, says South Florida needs to diversify economically, focus on education and deal with sprawl if it wants to move forward.
Leadership Austin, a nonprofit offering leadership training programs for the community, invited bestselling author Richard Florida — who wrote “The Flight of the Creative Class” — to the University of Texas to discuss his newest book “The Great Reset.”
Richard Florida speaks at a Leadership Austin event Friday, November 12, 2010.
Economic development expert Richard Florida visits U of T to discuss his two-year research involvement with the School of Urban and Public Affairs.
Richard Florida and Steven Pedigo join UT Arlington as visiting scholars in the School of Urban and Public Affairs during the next two years.
Royal Philips Electronics annouced the launch of the Philips Livable Cities Award, an initiative designed to generate practical, achievable ideas for improving the health and well-being of people living in cities. Individuals, community or non-governmental groups and businesses are eligible to participate in the Award program.
Royal Philips Electronics announces the launch of the Philips Livable Cities Award, an initiative designed to generate practical, achievable ideas for improving the health and well-being of people living in cities with Richard Florida as chair of the international panel of experts.
Richard Florida, author of The Rise of the Creative Class, told ULI attendees in Boston that human creativity will power the next economic boom, and to succeed, places must meet the needs of the most talented and innovative workers.
In the years ahead, changes in demographics and consumer behavior will drive new real estate development patterns that reflect a trend toward more urban suburbs, according to industry experts at ULI’s Real Estate Summit at the Spring Council Forum in Boston. Well-known analysts Joel Kotkin, Robert Lang, Richard Florida, and Christopher Leinberger offered different views on what’s ahead, but they all agreed that most of the growth in U.S. urban regions will occur not in downtown cores, but in the suburbs.
Florida, author of The Rise of the Creative Class, talks about that book and his next one, The Great Reset, as keynote speaker for the opening of the Creative Cities Summit at the Lexington Center.
Florida is the keynote speaker at the opening of the Creative Cities Summit in Lexington, a three-day international conference of people focused on economic development and revitalization of their communities.
Richard Florida speaks at the Global Metropolitan Forum of Seoul 2010.
Author Richard Florida to speak at Texas Tech University Presidential Lecture and Performance Series February 5, 2010.
Florida, director of the Martin Prosperity Institute and professor of business and creativity at the University of Toronto, will offer his revolutionary insight to Lubbock’s business leaders and students at Texas Tech.
The Texas Tech Presidential Lecture & Performance Series premiers its spring season this February 2010 with best-selling author Richard Florida.
Richard Florida gave a very compelling presentation in Albany on September 24, 2009 on how the Capitol Region is one of the top "Creative Class" areas.
The Human Capital Institute (HCI), a think tank, professional association and educator in talent management strategies, announced that Dr. Richard Florida, widely regarded as one of the most influential scholars on the shift to the new knowledge economy, will headline HCI's inaugural National Human Capital Summit, to be held in Chicago April 6-7, 2010.
Dr. Richard Florida speaks at The Art of Transition event hosted by the Region of Durham's economic development and tourism department November 12, 2009.
In the last 14 months, the world has witnessed the greatest economic transformation in all of human history, urban thinker Richard Florida told a rapt audience in Burlington November 17, 2009 at an event for the Halton Industry Education Council.
Urban studies guru Richard Florida is the keynote speaker at the Halton Industry Education Council's 20th anniversary gala today being held at the Burlington Convention Centre November 17, 2009.
Bestselling author and cultural anthropologist Richard Florida speaks at the second annual Marketing Week event November 12, 2009.
Richard Florida speaks for the Ontario Hospital Association in Toronto November 17, 2009 along with other keynote speakers Michael Moore, Newt Gingrich and Dr. Sanjay Gupta.
Richard Florida speaks at the third-ever Creative Places + Spaces event in Toronto along with Mayor Miller and Sir Ken Robinson.
Richard Florida speaks at the Creative Places + Spaces Conference in Toronto billed as "one of the world's leading forums on creativity".
Richard Florida to meet Ottawa City Mayor Larry O'Brien's office October 30, 2009.
The Business Executive interviews Richard Florida, Author, Who’s Your City and Director of the Martin Prosperity Institute, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, will be the keynote speaker at HIEC’s 20th Anniversary event on Nov. 17, 2009.
Florida, who spoke Sept. 25 at the University of Texas at Arlington as the first of the school’s 2009 Maverick Speaker Series, is best known for his concepts of the creative class and the idea of urban regeneration and several books on the subject, including The Rise of the Creative Class, Cities and the Creative Class and his latest, Who’s Your City?
Richard Florida speaks at the University of Texas at Arlington sharing insights that the Dallas-Forth Worth area is doing okay but has room for improvement.
Richard Florida delivered the keynote address at IT World Canada’s Toronto-based Showcase Ontario event, Sept. 22. The academic and author discussed ideas put forward in his best-selling book The Rise of the Creative Class and his soon-to-be-released (and tentatively titled) The Great Reset.
The rise of the creative class and its new type of economic development, and what that means for the Capital Region will be the focus of a presentation at The Palace in Albany, NY.
On Sept. 24, 2009, the best-selling author and pop economist will be at the Palace Theatre in Albany to speak about the concepts in his latest book, "Who's Your City? – How the Creative Economy is Making the Place Where You Live the Most Important Decision of Your Life."
Richard Florida, speaking at the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce luncheon, says it will take growing the city’s "creative class" to grow the local economy.
Richard Florida speaks at the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce annual meeting, June 2009.
Richard Florida discusses how creative business decisions will help Canadawithstand the recession at the 11th annual CMA Alberta Accountability Summiton May 22, 2009, at the TELUS Convention Centre in Calgary.
Richard Florida speaks to the Economic Development Council of Collier County in Naples. His words have inspired community and business leaders and left them thinking about how to achieve what he calls the three “Ts” for economic growth: technology, talent and tolerance.
The best-selling author gave hope to community and business leaders looking to build a new and better economy in Collier County.
Richard Florida's speaking in Naples, Florida as part of Project Innovation, a community-wide project the Economic Development Council of Collier County launched late last year to build an action plan for a better economy.
Richard Florida visits Naples as part of Project Innovation, a community-wide project the Economic Development Council of Collier County launched to build an action plan for a better economy.
Richard Florida to visit Toronto's economic development committee for a brainstorming session on ways out of the current global slump.
One of the nation’s foremost experts in economy building says that a community seeking a strong and healthy commerce must tap into the creativity of all its members. Author and adviser Richard Florida will bring his message to Naples on May 20, 2009 when he addresses community and business leaders at a program entitled “It Pays to Be Creative,” part of the ongoing Project Innovation sponsored by the Economic Development Council of Collier County.
The world needs to grow in a way that it can meet the needs of today while preserving the resources for tomorrow. Global City 2009 held in Abu Dhabi recently highlighted some seminal issues confronting urban development - and the way cities must tackle them.
To help power the local economy, The Economic Development Council of Collier County established Project Innovation, a series of programs which concluded with Richard Florida's presentation in May 2009.
Florida, author of "The Rise of the Creative Class," and "Who's Your City," urged broadcasters gathered in the Las Vegas Hilton at the annual National Association of Brfoadcasters event to view upheaval in the economy as an opportunity.
Economic Development Council of Collier County's Project Innovation Program is bringing Richard Florida to headline its "It Pays to be Creative" program in May 2009.
The Agenda with Steve Paikin will be broadcasted from The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) on March 30, as part of TVO’s On the Road tour. Through these tours, TVO’s flagship current affairs program is examining the social impact of the current economic down turn on Ontario communities with such special guests as Richard Florida.
Richard Florida to give opening keynote at National Association of Broadcaster's conference in Las Vegas this year.
Bestselling author and urban theorist Richard Florida will present the opening keynote at 2009 National Association of Broadcasters' Show on Monday, April 20 in Las Vegas.
Bestselling author and renowned business leader Richard Florida will present the 2009 National Association of Broadcasters' Show opening keynote address, sponsored by Accenture, on Monday, April 20 in Las Vegas.
The First World Forum on Talent, which took place in Pamplona (Navarra, Spain) in February, was the chosen venue for the issuing of this Declaration.Thought leaders such as Richard Florida and Sir Ken Robinson, international speakers from Europe, the United States, India, Latin America, and, representatives of the European Commission, and the OECD, among others, took part in the Forum.