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Miami-Dade Beacon Council Annual Meeting Launches Innovation Focus

Miami-Dade Beacon Council Annual Meeting Launches Innovation Focus Miami-Dade Beacon Council 2015-16 Chair Ernie Diaz, Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez and Miami-Dade Beacon Council Chair 2016-17 Chair Jaret Davis all discussed Miami’s potential for innovation during the Annual Meeting.  The Miami-Dade Beacon Council Annual Meeting kicked off the organization’s new fiscal year by showcasing innovation as […]

Miami-Dade Beacon Council Names New Board of Directors and Salutes Past Year's Leadership

Miami-Dade Beacon Council Names  2017 Board of Directors and Salutes Past Year’s Leadership Miami-Dade Beacon Council saluted its past year’s leadership team. From L to R: Donna Abood, Yolanda Nader, Jaret Davis, Ernie Diaz, Patricia Thompson and Larry K. Williams.  The Miami-Dade Beacon Council announced its 2017 Board of Directors and Officers. The leadership group includes […]

Innovation Event Fosters Growth

Innovation Event Fosters Growth The recent Crossroads of Innovation event highlighted the importance of innovation and growth of local businesses. North Miami Mayor Dr. Smith Joseph opened the program with his vision for growing business in the community.   Jaret Davis, Chair-Elect of the Miami-Dade Beacon Council and Co-Managing Shareholder at Greenburg Traurig- Miami, served […]

Yearly Job Growth Increase Continues in Miami-Dade County

November 18, 2016     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Yearly Job Growth Increase Continues inMiami-Dade County (Miami, FL – Nov. 18, 2016) – Miami-Dade added 1.4 percent job growth (15,300) from October 2015 to October 2016 with increases in a variety of sectors, according to statistics released Friday. “The Miami-Dade Economy continues to demonstrate significant resiliency […]

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

November 17, 2016 Innovation event showcases Connect & Grow initiative   (Miami, FL) Nov.17, 2016 – 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 […]

Global Aviation Distributor Expands Adding up to 400 jobs |Expansion retains 600 jobs in Miami-Dade

October 26, 2016 (Miami, FL) October 26, 2016 – KLX Aerospace Solutions, a global distributor of aerospace fasteners and consumables, announced today that it is expanding its Miami-Dade operations and building new global headquarters with a state of the art distribution center. The expansion adds new aviation sector jobs and substantial capital investments to our […]

Miami-Dade Employment Numbers Show Yearly Job Growth Across Sectors

October 21, 2016   (Miami, FL – Oct. 21, 2016) – Miami-Dade added nearly 15,000 jobs (1.3 percent job growth) from September 2015 to September 2016 with growth across industries including the construction sector leading (10.8 percent growth), followed by financial activities sector (3.7 percent) and professional service sector (3.5 percent), according to statistics released Friday. […]