Nearly 700 of South Florida’s most visible influencers and VIPs gathered to celebrate Venice magazine’s 5-Year Anniversary Bash at the W Fort Lauderdale. The commemorative event featured vibrant activations, including dancers, stage performances and more. Guests flowed through the swanky beachfront property while listening to live performances by Patrick & the Swayzees and the New Orleans-style band Bad Apple Brass Band. Ed Morse Automotive Group provided a memorable Corvette that greeted all attendees, and there was also a Boston Whaler on display from Lauderdale Marina. Guests enjoyed the exclusive spaces from 15th Street Fisheries, Moss Construction, VP Racing Fuel Southeast, Whitaker Realty, Mark E. Sawicki, P.A. and Josef & Joseph. The W Fort Lauderdale’s bar was complimented by Aperol Spritz, Peroni, Laurent Perrier, Mionetto Prosecco, Goslings Rum, Rock N Roll Tequila, La Chapelle Gordonne, Stache Drinking Den, Casa Abril’s Coupage, Venturi’s Balsamino, Kramer Vineyards’ Willamette Valley Pinot Noir, Alma De Vino’s Mar y Montana and Walter Nardin’s Nidran Pinot Grigio.