Economic Development Veteran Tapped as Beacon Council President

The Miami-Dade Beacon Council will be led by a seasoned economic development professional from Michigan, starting June 1.


Miami-Dade Beacon Council Chooses Next Leader

The Miami-Dade Beacon Council has selected its next president and CEO.


Time Well-Spent with Miami-Dade County Mayor

We were excited to take part in the Miami Innovators Working Group meeting last month with Mayor Gimenez on ways to amplify our current business & startup landscape.


A Health System Bets Big on Miami’s Future in Health-Tech

Daniel Silberman runs Miami-based startup Mediconecta, the largest telemedicine provider in Latin America. It is also eying the U.S. Hispanic marketplace.

Key Ceremony Showcases New Local Companies

More than 300 business and community leaders participated in the 2017 Key Ceremony to recognize new and expanding companies assisted by the Miami-Dade Beacon Council.


More Than a Dream

South Florida is fast becoming hedge fund heaven—a new warm-weather home for alternative investment firms and their satellite offices.

Miami, Centro de Operaciones y Plataforma Comercial

Much has been written about and panel discussions and presentations have been devoted to what lies ahead for the economy in 2018. Any predictions are rooted in what happened over the last few years and what changes can potentially be expected on local, national and international levels, including policies related to taxes, immigration and regulatory measures. Looking beyond one year is much more difficult, but there are data sets that allow for some forecasting and it can be illuminating to see what past data tells us about the future.

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Interview with Jaret Davis of the Miami-Dade Beacon Council

Jaret Davis, chair of the Miami-Dade Beacon Council, explains the Beacon Council’s economic development strategy, its primary areas of focus and the partnership’s origins.

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