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News from The Beacon Council

Miami-Dade Beacon Council Partners with StartUP FIU to Help Grow Local Businesses

More than 200 attendees gathered at STR Miami in the Little River District Nov.15 to engage with innovators about products being developed locally. The Miami-Dade Beacon Council partnered with StartUP FIU to connect entrepreneurs and innovators and their new products and technologies to the local corporate community. The event sponsored by Carlton Fields was the first event showcasing the Council's Connect & Grow Initiative which facilitates relationships between established companies and innovative entrepreneurs to help grow local businesses. Read more…

Miami-Dade Tech Company Among Top Florida Companies

Key Lime Interactive, with offices in Miami and Brooklyn, New York, is among 50 statewide companies expected to see significant growth over the next several years. The company based in Doral was selected from more than 500 nominees for Florida Companies to Watch, a statewide program managed by economic development group GrowFL, in association with the Edward Lowe Foundation. Read more…

Global Aviation Distributor Expands Adding More than 100 Jobs, Retaining 600 jobs

KLX Aerospace Solutions, a global distributor of aerospace fasteners and consumables, announced that it is expanding its Miami-Dade operations and building its new global headquarters with a state of the art distribution center in Hialeah. The expansion adds new jobs and capital investment in Aviation, one of the County's seven target industries. Read more…

Miami-Dade Beacon Council Annual Meeting Showcases Business Investments

The Miami-Dade Beacon Council Annual Meeting presented year-end accomplishments including job creation and retention statistics, and new capital investment in our community, plus a focus on future opportunities for economic development through innovation. The year-end meeting also celebrated the change in Board leadership with Jaret Davis taking over as Chair of the Miami-Dade Beacon Council Board of Directors. Read more…

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