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The Beacon Council Welcomes New Chair

The Beacon Council’s annual meeting and key ceremony marked the official start of the term of Nelson Lazo, CEO of Doctors Hospital, (right) as chair of the Beacon Council.

fDi Strategy Awards 2017 – Invest Hong Kong leads the way

Invest Hong Kong has been named the best investment promotion agency of the year in fDi’s 2017 Strategy Awards, with organisations from Chicago and Colorado Springs to Karachi and Krosno also winning accolades for their economic development efforts. Cathy Mullan reports.


Miami Ranks No. 1 Among US Cities with Fastest-Growing Incomes

The median household income in Miami rose more than any other U.S. city between 2015 and 2016, but its median income still falls far behind the U.S average.

Marine Research Hub Is Unveiled At The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

South Florida’s new Marine Research Hub hopes to make the region the next Silicon Valley or Durham Research Triangle for marine sciences.

Michael Finney Sees a Bright Future for South Florida and the Miami-Dade Beacon Council

Having recently moved to South Florida from Michigan, Michael Finney is diplomatically reluctant to pick a favorite part of Miami, saying the whole place has wowed him.


Miami’s TheVentureCity Launches $100M Global Fund for Tech Startups

This summer, when former executives of Facebook, Google, eBay and other hyper-growth companies formed a global “city” based in Miami with everything a tech startup needs to scale internationally, they were missing one key element: the money.


Miami-Dade Beacon Council Announces New Jobs, New Chair at Annual Event

For the first time, the county’s economic development group combined its annual meeting with its key ceremony, providing insights into the companies it helped expand or move to Miami-Dade.

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