Global Connections

Cyber Security: Understanding the Threats

    There are two types of companies. Those that have been hacked, and those that will be hacked. -Robert Mueller, Former Director of the FBI That quote, shared by one of the three panels in front of more than 120 people at the Global Connections forum on cyber security, served as the backdrop for…

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The new power of video

  Video consumption and the use of video in digital marketing are exploding together, not only in the United States but in Latin America as well. That’s what a packed room at the latest Global Connections learned from a panel of executives with an expertise in the use of video. How prevalent is video now…

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10 Takeaways on Brazil’s Dramatic Political and Economic Landscape

WorldCity’s Global Connections event on the condition of Brazil took place the morning after that nation’s highest court opened an investigation into President Michel Temer following a report that he was recorded approving a bribe for imprisoned former House speaker Eduardo Cunha to “keep quiet”. Those events and more created quite the backdrop for discussion…

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Luxury Lifestyle Trends: Characteristics in Latin American Wealth

Subscribe to WorldCityTV on YouTube for the latest interviews and event announcements Become a Global Connections Member today. Click here for more info.   The wealthy in Latin America do not spend their dollars in the same ways as the wealthy in other parts of the world. Tapping into those luxury lifestyle characteristics was what the latest event…

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The big, uncertain picture: 2017 Global Economic Outlook

If one word could describe the world outlook for 2017, it’s uncertainty. That was the take-away from the Big Picture panel at WorldCity’s largest Global Connections event held Jan. 27, 2017 and headlined by Donna Hrinak, president of Boeing Latin America and the Caribbean; Eric Farnsworth, vice president  the Council of the Americas; and Magdalena Ramada,…

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Building human capital: 2017 Global Economic Outlook

Attracting and retaining millennials, filling low-paid but skilled positions, and giving employees more real-time feedback  – these are among the challenges that companies face this year in trying to build a better workforce. Three top human-resources professionals addressed the topics at WorldCity’s 2017 Global Economic Outlook held Jan. 27, 2017 in Coral Gables: Charnley Conway of delivery…

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Effective marketing and engagement: 2017 Global Economic Outlook

Forget about marketing in traditional ways, as competition heats up. New technologies can help you better know your customers, segment them and engage them to help boost company profits. Those were among tips from a marketing panel at WorldCity’s 2017 Global Economic Event held Jan. 27, 2017 in Coral Gables and featuring top professionals from a TV network and trade information…

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Summing it all up: 2017 Global Economic Outlook

Authenticity. That was the word that stood out as WorldCity’s 2017 Global Economic Outlook wrapped up Jan. 27, 2017, with a discussion headlined by John Price, managing director of Americas Market Intelligence. Whether in politics, marketing or workforce development, authenticity is key to business and engagement nowadays, Price said. “It’s authenticity that millennials are looking for. It’s that authenticity…

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Bright spot: Healthcare in Latin America

For businesses that serve the healthcare sector, Latin America offers opportunities that have yet to emerge in the United States or may be long gone. Yet accessing those markets takes patience and skill. That was the message from three executives who’ve worked for decades in the region: Daniel Salvadori, senior vice president, Latin America, in Abbott’s…

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