It seemed only fitting that the last leadership blog of the chamber’s 2015-2016 year feature the thoughts of our new Chairman, Dr. Mark Rosenberg. I have been honored to have Mark as my support this past year and he has ramped up quicker than any chair in history. It’s especially exciting that he and, Read More

Good to Great

Great is always better than Good. Last week, the Chamber held its 12th annual South Florida Good to Great Awards® to showcase businesses throughout the tri-county region that have embraced the concepts in Jim Collins book and proven they are a company built to last. Congratulations to the finalists and this year’s class of amazing, Read More

The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce’s announcement about exploring a merger between the two organizations resulted in unanimous support in the media and among our members. See a sample of the stories from the  Miami Herald, Sun-Sentinel and South Florida Business Journal and this story in the, Read More

 Miami, join me in congratulating eMERGE Americas and their leadership for another success conference, making our city the center of tech innovation and conversation this week. With more than 13,000 attendees posting on Twitter and live streaming coverage on CNBC and Telemundo it was hard not to follow the action, but if you need, Read More

German Efromovich, Chairman, Avianca Holdings S.A.

As a global business hub, Miami continues to elevate its presence on the world stage. The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce recently hosted its International Business Leadership Awards & Summit on March 23 at the Rusty Pelican to recognize the best and brightest and discuss how to spark business opportunities in international markets. More, Read More

Attended by more than 450 industry professions, our region’s real estate leaders were front-and-center during the Greater Miami Chamber’s South Florida Real Estate Summit and R.E.A.L. Awards, which were held last Thursday at Jungle Island. The Summit featured an opening address by City of Miami Commissioner Francis Suarez and a market update by MIAMI, Read More

“A goal properly set is halfway reached.” – Zig Ziglar  From community, industry and membership growth, to government affairs, international business and leadership development, the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s committees tackle key issues to help South Florida and its businesses thrive. Each of the Chamber’s 27 committees set a variety of objectives at, Read More

HYPED for the future

At the March Trustee Luncheon, the Knight Foundation’s Matt Haggman gave a keynote about the bright future of Miami and the talent driving this growth to kick-off the annual HYPE Miami awards, recognizing our city’s top young professionals. Winners included: Entrepreneur honoree Ethan Wall, The Social Media Law Firm Go Getter honoree Mary Benevente,, Read More

On February 24th, the Chamber celebrated the continued legacy of the Sand In My Shoes Award® honoring Phillip and Patricia Frost for their continuous commitment to our community. With the Miami skyline as the backdrop at Jungle Island’s Treetop Ballroom, the celebration began with a beautiful reception followed by a dinner program emceed by, Read More

Get hyped for HYPE Miami

You might be wondering, “What’s all the HYPE about?” HYPE Miami® (Helping Young Professionals Engage) was created to provide networking opportunities that connect young professionals with prominent business leaders throughout the Greater Miami community. The program also strives to facilitate business development opportunities among young professionals by providing the perfect environment to meet, exchange ideas, expand, Read More