Republic of Korea Seoul & Busan

At the request of the Economic and International Trade Unit (EDIT) of the Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources of Miami Dade County, the Beacon Council participated in a Branding Mission to the Republic of Korea during May 10-16, 2014. The Miami Dade Delegation consisted of the following persons: Miami Dade County Commissioner, Jose “Pepe” Diaz (District 12) who led the Mission; Desmond Alufohai/Miami Dade County International Trade Coordinator; Rolando Aedo/Senior Vice President Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau; Eric Olafson/Manager Intergovernmental Affairs Cargo Department Port Miami; Joseph Napoli/Chief of Staff& Senior Policy Advisor Miami International Airport; Steven Karski, President of South Beach Wine LLC representing our area’s private sector and Mario Sacasa, Senior Vice President International Economic Development, The Miami Dade Beacon Council.