South Florida by the Numbers: Memorial Day in Miami

While Memorial Day honors those who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the U.S. armed forces, its intended meaning can sometimes get lost here in Miami.

Businesses Meets New Beacon Council Head

More than 500 business and community leaders attended the 15th Annual Beacon Awards May 11 to honor local businesses and organizations that have strengthened the Miami-Dade economy through innovative business endeavors across industries.


Beacon Council Doubles Down on Drones

Miami’s economic development agency, The Beacon Council, is doubling down on drones with a new initiative focused on this fast-growing segment of the aviation and technology industries.


When Miami Could have a Direct Flight to Asia and 6 Other Revelations from IATA’s Conference in Miami

Miami hosted the Wings of Change conference for the first time at the Ritz Carlton Coconut Grove on May 2, bringing together hundreds of aviation and aerospace experts from around the world.


Miami’s Business Community Matures

More than 600 of Miami’s business, government and nonprofit leaders joined international law firm Greenberg Traurig to celebrate its 50th anniversary.


In-school Programs Boost Trade and Logistics — and Young People’s Futures — in Miami-Dade

As chair of the Beacon Council’s Trade and Logistics Committee, I am committed, together with my team, to make a lasting impact on the South Florida trade and logistics field and the greater community.


Beacon Council Names Former Michigan Official President and CEO

Michael A. Finney, a former economic development chief for the state of Michigan, has been named the new president and CEO of the Miami-Dade Beacon Council, officials announced Thursday.


Michigan’s Economic Chief to Head Beacon Council

Michael A. Finney has been named President and CEO of the Beacon Council, Miami-Dade County’s public-private economic development partnership.

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