Economic Development

Through strategic partnerships and global outreach initiatives, we are expanding business opportunities
and building a diverse economy.
Learn how we're growing Miami-Dade

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Target Industries

Miami-Dade attracts new business investment in a wide range of sectors. 
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One Community One Goal

The Beacon Council and its Foundation strive to create an economic climate where residents have access to quality opportunities, with a focus on higher paying jobs in target industries. 

In Good Company, With Room for You

The Beacon Council works to provide Member-Investors with networking opportunities and access to vital research.


From funding needs and technical assistance to consumer services— our industry partners work with us to help businesses get what they need when they need it.

Local Business Local Jobs

Our goal is to develop an economy where businesses thrive and residents have access to quality job opportunities.

One Community One Goal

About OCOG

The purpose of One Community One Goal is to provide Miami-Dade County with a roadmap for its future economic development success.  It offers strategic recommendations aimed at creating an environment where significant job creation occurs with a focus on new higher-paying jobs in target industries.  It is a community-wide effort that provides a unified vision for long-term economic growth in Miami-Dade County.

Business Leaders Vow to Make Miami Pharma Hub of the Americas

(Miami, FL - Feb. 4, 2016) - Business leaders and stakeholders vowed to grow the pharmaceuticals (pharma) industry, capitalizing on Miami International Airport's recent pharma freight hub designation during a seminar held Feb.

Miami Business Profile & Location Guide 2016

The Beacon Council has partnered with HCP/Aboard Publishing, a subsidiary of the Miami Herald Media Company, to provide the first fully digital Miami Business Profile & Location Guide. The publication is used worldwide to inspire businesses to explore Miami-Dade County. 

Translation Provider Opens Miami Office

Expertness Business Consulting, a Brazil-based company that provides language translation services in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Dutch and Italian, is developing the U.S. market by opening an office in Downtown Miami. 

The company, which assists global business executives with languages and cultural references, selected Miami for this location because of the community's multilingual and multicultural environment. 

"Miami is our gateway to the U.S.," Evandro Gois, President & CEO of Expertness Business Consulting said.

Logistics company to expand in Miami, create 75 jobs over three years

Soure Miami Herald

National freight-brokerage firm Total Quality Logistics will expand into Miami-Dade County with help from a tax break valued at up to $300,000.

Congrats, Dr. Frenk

Source: Miami Herald

As members of the Academic Leaders Council (ALC) of The Beacon Council, which represents the seven major educational institutions in Miami-Dade County, extend our sincere congratulations to Dr. Julio Frenk on his Jan. 29 inauguration as the sixth president of the University of Miami.

Daniella Levine Cava marks first year as commissioner

Source: Miami Community Newspaper

It has been a whirlwind year for District 8 Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava, who celebrated her first year in office on Nov.18.