Entries by roarmdev

31,700 jobs created in Miami-Dade over the last 12 months

11,500 of the jobs created were in Education & Health Services as Unemployment Continues to Stay Low The numbers analyzed In July 2019, Miami-Dade County was the second largest metro area in year-over- year job gains in Florida, following Orlando-Kissi­­mmee-Sanford area. The County created 31,700 new non-agricultural payroll jobs (not seasonally adjusted) from July 2018 to […]

The Miami-Dade Beacon Council Announces Upcoming Transitions, Promotions and New Hires

Dyan Brasington retires as Executive Vice President of Economic Development; James Kohnstamm named successor (Miami, FL) August 14, 2019 –  The Miami-Dade Beacon Council, the County’s official public-private economic development partnership, announced that Dyan Brasington has officially retired as the organization’s Executive Vice President of Economic Development. James Kohnstamm, formerly Senior Vice President of Economic Development, has been promoted to Executive […]

Advantage Miami Magazine Continues to Have Far-Reaching Effects Promoting Miami and Local Businesses Worldwide

As the official publication of The Miami-Dade Beacon Council, Advantage Miami is a valuable resource guide that serves to help national and international businesses in their decisions to relocate or expand their business and executives in Miami-Dade. Content includes Miami’s tech scene, commercial and housing real estate, banking, educational offerings, municipality profiles and so much more. In […]

TDN Now Accepting Nominations for Top Internships and Interns in South Florida

The Talent Development Network is now accepting nominations for South Florida’s Top 10 Internship Programs and Top 10 Interns. Nominate your organization’s internship program here and nominate exceptional interns here. Application Deadline: September 6. Find out how you can celebrate South Florida talent on #TalentDay, September 6, here. You can use the verbiage above for promoting on social media as well. Here are some […]

Sheldon T. Anderson and Nitin R. Motwani Named New Co‐Chairs of The Miami-Dade Beacon Council’s One Community One Goal Initiative

First Access Breakfast as Co-Chairs to be held on August 27th (Miami, FL) August 8, 2019 – The Miami‐Dade Beacon Council, the County’s official public‐private economic development partnership, and The Beacon Council Economic Development Foundation are pleased to announce that Sheldon T. Anderson and Nitin R. Motwani will be joining Miami‐Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez as […]

Miami-Dade County Unemployment Rate has been lower than the United States Unemployment Rate for the Last Eight Months

June Employment Report Presented by CareerSource The numbers analyzed   In June 2019, Miami-Dade County area was the third largest metro area in year-over-the-year job gains in Florida, following the Orlando-Kissi­­mmee-Sanford and Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater areas. The County created 24,900 new nonagricultural payroll jobs (not seasonally adjusted), from June 2018 to June 2019 which was a […]

Florida’s Top Government Officials Join Meggitt for Global Aftermarket Center of Excellence Grand Opening

MIAMI, FL—July 16, 2019-  The latest indication of Florida’s status of being an international aviation hub comes from aerospace giant Meggitt PLC with their Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) center of excellence by celebrating its grand opening with their new facility expansion in Miami-Dade County. Meggitt has invested close to $8 million in expanding an […]

GrowthX Founding Partner, Sean Sheppard, to Keynote SUP-X: The StartUp Expo

SUP-X: The StartUp Expo, Florida’s premier early stage technology conference, announced today that Sean Sheppard will keynote the event, to be held Thursday, July 25, 2019, at the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center. Sheppard is one of the Founding Partners of GrowthX, a Silicon Valley-based venture capital fund that also operates a corporate and civic innovation […]

Light the Night: The 17th Annual Beacon Awards Celebrate Miami’s Dynamic Innovation & Growth

2019 Beacon Award Recipients Announced (Miami, FL – June 14, 2019) – The Beacon Council Economic Development Foundation, Inc., a 501(C)(3) tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization, is pleased to announce the 2019 Beacon Award Honorees, including the Jay Malina Leadership Honoree. A celebration of the dynamic innovation powering Miami’s growth, Light the Night: The 17th Annual Beacon Awards, […]

Innovation Week Miami

eMerge Americas The last week of April was a busy week for all the tech and innovators in Miami. It kicked off with eMerge Americas, followed by Rise of the Rest and ended with the Miami Herald’s 2019 Startup Pitch Competition. Joining eMerge Americas for the 6th consecutive year we leveraged the theme ‘Miami Powers […]