A World-Class Playground

Miami-Dade has been known as a tourism destination, but it is also a business location for companies active in the Hospitality & Tourism sector, including cruise lines. Carnival Corporation, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line and their portfolio of cruise brands. In addition, many hotel chains have their regional offices in Miami, such as Intercontinental Hotels Group Latin America, Hilton International, Radisson Hotels & Resorts Latin America, and Hyatt Hotel Corporation. Miami is also home to Amadeus North America, and Expedia.

It also is a favored location for business meetings, sales events and trade shows, including high-profile diplomatic and hemispheric events. Many of the trade shows and conferences are in the Target Industries, such as eMerge Americas (Technology), Air & Sea Cargo Americas (Trade & Logistics), FELABAN (Banking & Finance), and FIME (Life Science & Healthcare).

Major Employers

  • Amadeus North America
  • Big Bus Tours
  • Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Crystal Cruises
  • East, Miami
  • Expedia
  • Faena Hotel
  • Fontainebleau Hotel
  • Joe’s Stone Crab
  • Norwegian Cruise Lines
  • Royal Caribbean Cruises
  • Pérez Art Museum Miami
  • Phillip and Patricia Frost
  • Museum of Science
  • ZooMiami

What Industry Leaders Are Saying

Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau

“Greater Miami and the Beaches continues to be one of the top destinations in the world for leisure and business travelers. Our pristine beaches and year-round warm weather are seamlessly blended with a sophisticated cosmopolitan core that offers visitors access to a wealth of business and leisure options including world-class accommodations, restaurants, arts and cultural and diverse heritage neighborhoods.”

– D. Talbert, III, President and CEO

Miami Open City Tour

“Miami is the key to making our company a U.S. franchise because it is a hub for trade and diversity.  It is a gateway to the rest of the country.”

– Juan Boza, General Manager

Hilton

“Miami was the No. 1, unanimous location from [our whole] development team on where to build the new model rooms. We have a lot of developers coming into Miami for a variety of different reasons.”

– Bill Duncan, Global Head

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  1. Light the Night 2018 BEACON AWARDS

    April 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  2. Beacon Council On the Move – IAMC Professional Forum 2018

    May 6 - May 9
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    May 21 - May 25

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