Miami, Florida (November 13, 2017) – As part of its long-standing effort to help fund managers, investors and family office leaders identify macroeconomic trends, geopolitical risks and where to allocate money next year, the Florida Alternative Investment Association (FLAIA) is sponsoring its seventh annual A Global Macro Perspective 2018 Conference in Miami on December 5, 2017.
The daylong event, which is co-sponsored by the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, is expected to attract money managers from Florida, New York, Europe and Latin America. This year, it will take place at the law offices of Greenberg Traurig in downtown Miami. The conference immediately precedes Art Basel week, the world’s largest modern art show.
“We are now a full year into the Trump Administration, which has placed its trade, foreign policy and tax reform agendas on the table”, said Michael Corcelli, Founder and Chairman of FLAIA, and Managing Partner of Miami-based Alexander Alternative Capital LLC.

Highlighting the speaker lineup for A Global Macro Perspective 2018 is Grover Norquist, President of Americans for Tax Reform and regarded as the most powerful tax advocate in Washington, who will share his perspectives on Tax Reform policy in the United States.
Norquist chairs the Washington, DC – based Wednesday Meeting, a weekly gathering of more than 150 elected officials, political activists, and movement leaders.
The day’s featured panel discussions will include:

  • –Tax Reform and the impact the proposed plans in Congress will have on rates for corporations and individual taxpayers across America.
  • –Opportunities in Alternative Investments: Outlook for 2018.
  • –The Emergence of Digital Money and Blockchain Technology: A look at the emergence of the cryptocurrency market and the pitfalls of self-regulation.
  • –Quantitative Investment Trends: Perspectives from Data Driven Managers: A look at how the macro environment impacts trading signals, and how artificial intelligence and machine learning can add value.

To register for the conference, click here.

Formed in 2007, the Florida Alternative Investment Association is an exclusive not-for-profit trade association, dedicated to informing and uniting the growing population of Florida’s Alternative Investment cluster. FLAIA’s mission spans a broad-range of areas including Community Building, Education, Branding, Capital Attraction, Business Attraction, and Policy Optimization. For more information, visit