After 5,500 people descended onto Amalie Arena for two days to meet over 80 exhibitors, the Synapse Summit has come to a close.
The final session was aptly named Opportunity Lives Here and brought out some of the biggest players in the region, which have transcended the state.
Brian Murphy, CEO at ReliaQuest, pointed to Florida’s past innovators like Walt Disney and the founder of Publix as proof that innovation is not only possible in the state, but has the opportunity to flourish.
“As I look at this conference what is phenomenal is it gathers all of these stories to one room, which are happening across the state,” Murphy said. “The opportunity in Florida is not just one in the future, but it’s to leverage the success of the past in our state. It’s the current opportunity we see today that should embolden us to take our shots in the future.”
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