24th Annual Riverwalk Tribute

24th Annual Riverwalk Tribute


Thursday, May 2, 2024    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


The Riverside Hotel
620 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33301, Broward

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The 24th Annual Riverwalk Tribute will honor: Alexa & Britt Lanier of Two Men & A Truck, Bill Walker of Fort Lauderdale Water Taxi, Jarett S. Levan of BBX Capital and Phil Purcell of the Marine Industries Association of South Florida.

Thursday, May 2, 2024 | Riverside Hotel
VIP Reception: 5 – 6 P.M. | Main Event: 6 – 8 P.M.

Alexa and Britt Lanier are the team powering Two Men & A Truck’s South Florida growth. Britt Lanier, a Fort Lauderdale native, started South Florida’s first Two Men & A Truck franchise, growing to four locations currently. Alexa Lanier’s experience marketing national brands has helped drive that growth. The Lanier’s are avid boaters whose passion has driven them to serve on the boards of Riverwalk and Winterfest.


Bill Walker has built the Fort Lauderdale Water Taxi into a quintessential experience for tourists and locals alike.  Since Walker took over in 2007, Water Taxi and the Riverwalk Water Trolley has come to serve over one million passengers annually and has become an integral part of our transportation infrastructure. Bill serves as the Board Chair of Winterfest, and Water Taxi supports the community with over $50,000 in private charter donations to local charities annually.



Jarett S. Levan is President and CEO of BBX Capital, a diversified investment and asset management company, and CEO of IT’SUGAR and BBX Sweet Holdings, including iconic Fort Lauderdale brands Hoffman’s Chocolates and Las Olas Confections and Snacks.  Levan is Chairman of Business for the Arts Broward and sits on numerous boards including the BBX Capital Foundation and the Broward Performing Arts Foundation.


Phil Purcell has been the President and CEO of the Marine Industries Association of South Florida, owner of the world renowned Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, since 2014.  Purcell’s leadership experience in the yacht building industry and international relationships have helped to advance South Florida as one of the global centers of the yachting and marine industries, one of our region’s key industries.