January 2014: Contents
Inside Florida Trend's print and digital issue
Cover Story: Floridian of the Year
Florida Blue CEO Pat Geraghty has staked out a leadership position that is putting his company — and Florida — at the forefront of health care trends.
Florida’s fallen soldiers
8 soldiers killed in Afghanistan in 2013 were Floridians
Some of 2013's biggest cases and their significance
As craft breweries have gained a foothold in Florida, they're pushing for legal changes that irk big, established beer distributors.
Miami Subs had nearly 200 stores before things blew up. It now has 40 and a high-profile investigator as it tries to make a comeback.
The Crystal Ball
Florida Trend turns to executives, in various economic sectors, to predict the events and trends of 2014.
Private jet services cater to executives
Two private jet services — Aura Jets and Flexjet — offer flexible flying with plenty of perks.
A new class of global culinary labels — “chains” may be too crass a label — is moving into Florida...
An interview with Hooters’ CEO Ed Droste
The co-founder of the Clearwater Beach-based “brestaurant” chain shares lessons he’s picked up through life.
CEO Sounding Board
What's the outlook in Florida for your business in 2014?
Executive Health: Decade by Decade
Health concerns change as patients get older. Docters at executive health programs in Florida recommend taking specific actions during your 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s.
Nutritional considerations and exercise play a bigger role as you age.
New procedures allow for quicker recovery times from cosmetic procedures.
AROUND THE STATE
The Flordia Chamber Foundation examines opportunities for trade presented by the expansion of the Panama Canal.
More small towns outsource city services
Calvin, Giordano & Associates is among service providers that have emerged to capitalize on the trend.
Gulf Power is relocating more than 20 osprey nests
14 rural north Florida counties banded together to try to bring faster, more reliable broadband service to the region.
Orlando International Airport is undergoing a $1.1-billion expansion.
Job gains in Tampa Bay
Hillsborough County gained more than 24,000 job....
A new set of environmental groups has filed a legal challenge to stop Scripps from building at its Briger tract site.
A simple majority yes or no vote for expanding the Miami Beach Convention Center has turned into a headache...