Entries by roarmdev

WeWork Labs Launches in Downtown Miami

Miami is home to a rapidly growing and thriving startup ecosystem and the global business community has taken note. As the region’s innovation economy continues to evolve, WeWork is launching its first Labs location in the Magic City which will provide local entrepreneurs with the space, community, programming and mentorship connections they need to succeed. […]

The Miami-Dade Beacon Council Kicks Off Its 35th Year With Three Promotions

Chief Operating Officer, Chief Marketing Officer and Director, International Economic Development (Miami, FL) October 1, 2019 –  The Miami-Dade Beacon Council, the County’s official public-private economic development partnership, is pleased to announce three promotions as it kicks off its 35th anniversary. Chief Financial Officer Camela Glean-Jones also assumes role of Chief Operating Officer. Formerly CFO […]

August 2019 Employment Report

The numbers analyzed In August 2019, Miami-Dade County area was the second largest metro area in year-over-the-year job gains in Florida, following the Orlando-Kissi­­mmee-Sanford area. The County created 28,500 new nonagricultural payroll jobs (not seasonally adjusted), from August 2018 to August 2019 which was a 2.4 percent increase. The highest job creation occurred in Education […]

The Beacon Council Foundation to Host One Community One Goal Report to the Community

Marcelo Claure, CEO of SoftBank Group International, to Keynote   WHAT:          2019 Report to The Community          The Future Of…Work| Talent| Collaboration| Community See How Miami-Dade Powers Innovation ** Updated 2019 One Community One Goal data to be shared at event. OCOG Miami Dade County achievements since 2012: Helped create 171,855 […]

Miami-Community Ventures Community Partner Service Providers, FAQ 2019

From: Sheri Colas-GervaisSent: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 6:33 PM/ 8/28/19/ Subject: Re-Opened MCV RFP – AUGUST Dear Community Partners: We applaud your interest in, and commitment to, assisting our under-served residents with their elevation from poverty to living wage employment status.  The Miami Community Ventures (MCV) initiative is a collective impact initiative designed to connect […]

Miami Gets Moving, Leveraging Innovation to Promote Connectivity

By David Winterstein, Co-Founder and CEO and Eldredge Bermingham, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Velocia, Inc Getting where you want to go in your community within reasonable time is key to a productive, enjoyable life. Connectivity impacts the economic expansion of most communities; here in South Florida, two Mayors — one former and one serving — […]

Kaseya Looks to Strategic Community Partnerships to Develop Top Talent

Blog Article Contributed by Kaseya Last week’s blog ⁠— Kaseya Forges Strategic Partnerships for Career Opportunities and Community Engagement ⁠— showcased Kaseya’s best practices in partnering with universities for maintaining a robust talent pipeline while creating exciting career opportunities for young professionals. This week’s blog showcases Kaseya’s strategic partnerships with multiple community partners as they work collaboratively to develop […]

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 […]