August 2016 Contents

Inside Florida Trend's print and digital issue


Florida's Best Companies

Florida's Best Companies

The Best Companies To Work For In Florida

100 companies made the cut in our 8th annual Best Companies To Work For In Florida rankings.

Using play time to bolster business

Cornhole, Table Tennis and Team-Building

High-Deductible Insurance

So-called 'consumer-driven health plans' are gaining popularity, but cost savings for companies are uncertain.

A Pension Believer

Only one of the 100 Best Companies has a pension available to the mass of its employees


Up Front
Florida's Great Northwest

This month's issue features an in-depth look at the Emerald Coast of northwest Florida, which is enjoying a renaissance, and you'll also want to read about the Florida firms on our Best Companies To Work For list.

Joe Redner

"Dancers are smart. You think they're all objects or something, but they're smart."

Popping the cork

Sommeliers are in demand around the state

Popping the Cork

Of Counsel
The Florida Bar's emphasis on affordability

The Bar's new president takes aim at the ‘justice gap' and diversity challenges.

Editor's Page
Generational differences in Florida

Over time, persistent "discomfort" becomes the same thing as bigotry.

Business Profile

Coca-Cola beverages Florida

Coca-Cola Beverages Florida: 'It's about the brand'

Troy Taylor is acquiring the rights to the sales, manufacturing and distribution of Coke products for most of Florida.

The PResidential Race
Purple state, high stakes for Florida

This election year features a blizzard of races that could reshape both state and national politics. Nobody knows what to expect.

Regional Portrait

Emerald Coast

The northwest Florida coastal region is focusing its development efforts on diversification.

Economic Backbone

Proton Therapy: Beaming high-tech medicine in Florida

Advances in proton therapy make treatment more widespread and less costly.

Around the State

Spirited Growth

The number of Florida distilleries is growing thanks to regulatory changes.

Inequality: The 'prosperity gap' in Miami

A loss of higher-paying jobs, and a variety of rising economic barriers threatens mobility and equity.

Development bounces back in southeast Florida

Development in Hallandale is returning in force.

USF's "Course correction"

USF's medical simulation center switches strategies.

Coming together after tragedy

The mass murder in Orlando highlights the region's multicultural makeup.

The food network in Jacksonville

A group of Jacksonville businesspeople shares a common bond: Food and networking.

Drawing a line in the sand

Walton County grapples with beach public access questions.

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Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

3.1 million cars on Florida roads have open recalls
3.1 million cars on Florida roads have open recalls

With July Fourth holiday travel just days away, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Carfax are alerting Florida vehicle owners of open recalls that need to be taken care of, most free of charge.

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