National and International Recognition

Miami has evolved in the last couple of years. A community of passionate, diverse and hardworking individuals. A community for global business. A community to live-work and play. The below rankings help you discover what makes Miami the perfect business destination and why Miami is The Magic City.

Top Rankings


#1 Happiest place in the U.S to work, Forbes

#1 Best City for Business in Latin America, America Economia

#2 Best state for business, Chief Executive Magazine

#3 Most international consulates, trade offices and binational Chambers of commerce of U.S. cities

#3 Job growth in financial services in the U.S, Headlight Data

#3 Florida corporate tax environment, Area Development

#4 Lowest private sector unionization rate,

#4 Best Tax climate, Tax Foundation, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

# 6 Small business activity nationally, Kauffman Foundation

#8 Business Friendliness – Major American Cities of the Future 2015/16, fDi Magazine


#1 Most start activity, Kauffman Foundation Index

#2 In the nation for tech job creation – Florida, EMSI and Dice

#9 Among U.S Cities for anticipated Tech hiring in first half of 2018, Robert Half Technology


1st U.S School district to provide wireless connectivity to all schools

#4 Miami-Dade Public Schools ranked in top 100 nationally, Best High Schools, US News & World Report

#5 Miami-Dade Public Schools ranked in top 10 in Florida, Best High Schools, US News & World Report


#1 Most international freight in U.S., Miami International Airport

#1 East Coast Port to Be Ready for Post Panamax Ships

#1 Top most transit accessible U.S airport, Mobility Score

#2 In the nation for international passengers


#1 Florida County for healthy lifestyle choices,

# 2 Most desired city for millennials,

#4 Healthiest city in U.S., America Economia

#5 Walkability nationwide,

#8 America’s Best Cities, Resonance (U.S. Place Equity)

#10 Top U.S cities where employees are the happiest, Forbes

#13 Nation’s coolest cities, Forbes


#1 Bascom Palmer Eye Institute’s National Ranking in Ophthalmological care, US News and World Report

#1 Mount Sinai’s heart-attack survival rate among Florida Hospital, according to the Federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the State’s Agency for Health Care Administration

#10 Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Miami Transplant Institute ranks among busiest transplant centers in the nation

Top 100 – Baptist Health Systems consistently ranks among “Best Companies to Work for”, Fortune Magazine


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Upcoming Events

  1. One Community One Goal Annual Report to the Community

    July 25 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  2. Trade & Logistics Committee Meeting

    July 26 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  3. Beacon Council On the Move – Florida International Medical Expo

    August 7 - August 9

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