Debra Xu

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February 20, 2019

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Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Tony Blair, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Bob Woodward, Legendary Investor Howard Marks, Notable Real Estate Mogul Sam Zell, Cannabis Industry Trailblazer Bruce Linton, and Many More Address Conference Attendees

New York, NY ‚Äì February 20, 2019, TIGER 21, the premier peer membership organization for high-net-worth wealth creators, has concluded its 2019 Annual Conference in Boca Raton, FL, which marked its 9th renowned conference. The conference, which included TIGER 21’s Members and their families, attracted over 850 attendees from across the U.S., Canada, and Europe, who engaged with top experts from an array of disciplines.

The Annual Conference provides Members the unique opportunity to hear illuminating presentations on topics ranging from the global economic climate to advancements in healthcare technology from some of the most distinguished minds in their respective fields while offering an unparalleled opportunity for Members to share ideas with each other.

“During a time of great uncertainty, Members are facing increased challenges navigating through markets steeped with increased volatility, flagging returns, and geopolitical risks,” said Michael Sonnenfeldt, Founder and President of TIGER 21. “Our Annual Conference is a meaningful way for Members to network with one another and to participate in discussions that explore the range of issues we are confronting as a community, providing unique perspective on how to preserve wealth going forward.”

Reflecting today’s turbulent global environment, geopolitics played a prominent role at the 2019 Annual Conference. Tony Blair, former Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, took the stage with Greta Van Susteren, Voice of America’s Anchor of “Plugged in with Greta Van Susteren.” They discussed today’s global issues, including the impact of Brexit, climate change, and the outlook for terrorism and extremism.

Sam Zell, Chairman of Equity Group Investments, shared his insights into the current landscape for real estate and other investments, including the impact of rising interest rates and the opportunities he sees in other sectors during his interview on stage with Mr. Sonnenfeldt.

Bob Woodward, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist/Author and Associate Editor of The Washington Post, discussed his perspective on recent U.S. Presidents, politics, and lessons in leadership, with Jonathan Kempner, TIGER 21’s President Emeritus.

Howard Marks, Co-Founder, and Co-Chairman of Oaktree Capital Management explained the importance of mastering the market cycle. Specifically, he focused on how to recognize the extremes of fluctuations and profit from them. Moderating the discussion was Brian Sullivan, Anchor and Senior National Correspondent at CNBC.

Founder, Chairman, and Co-CEO of Canopy Growth Corporation, Bruce Linton, spoke about the future of the cannabis industry. In particular, he addressed opportunities in the U.S. market and broader expansion internationally.

About TIGER 21

TIGER 21 is the premier peer membership organization for high-net-worth wealth creators and preservers to help them navigate the challenges and opportunities that success creates. TIGER 21’s 700 Members from around the globe collectively manage personal assets of $70 billion. Members are current and former entrepreneurs, investors, and top executives. TIGER 21 leads with a unique approach to financial acumen and wealth preservation, which focuses on sharing collective wisdom, shining a light on personal blind spots, and engaging Members in an extraordinary community to protect, connect, and enhance their lives. Founded in 1999, TIGER 21 is headquartered in New York City and has Groups in Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Naples, Nashville, New York City, Newport Beach, Palm Beach, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco, Scottsdale, Seattle, Tampa Bay, and Washington, D.C. as well as international Groups in Calgary, Edmonton, London (UK), Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, in addition to Switzerland. To learn more about TIGER 21, please or follow TIGER 21.

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