Why sustainability is key for business success

South Florida’s weather and beautiful natural environment are a tremendous competitive advantage that lures business to Miami. Protecting our home cannot be taken for granted, and that is why the Greater Miami Chamber and its sustainability committee tackles topics such as sea level rise, conservation, and smart energy solutions.   Irela Bagué, Chair of, Read More

One of the keystone issues facing the South Florida business community is traffic and transportation infrastructure. The Greater Miami Chamber Commerce has made this one of our top priorities and continuing to drive the conversation forward, Mike Reininger, president of All Aboard Florida was the featured speaker at the October Trustee Luncheon, which drew, Read More

GA Telesis breaks down barriers in aerospace

Our world is becoming smaller, as globalization and technology are breaking down barriers and narrowing the gap between once distant places, people and ideas. Aerospace has been a driver of this movement, and creating solutions for this key industry is vital. Fort Lauderdale-based GA Telesis has grown to become one of the world’s largest, Read More

PortMiami Tunnel

It has been a full year since the first cargo trucks diverted from the streets of downtown Miami to a smoother and more efficient route under Government Cut and onto Port Miami through the much awaited and much appreciated PortMiami Tunnel. Not only did the PortMiami Tunnel project complete on time and under-budget, a, Read More


As part of Business Matter’s ongoing series, ENTREPRENEURS IN ACTION, we will spotlight an entrepreneurial, growing business in South Florida and show why they are great. The advent of electronic health records created an overload of clerical responsibilities that pulled physicians away from actual patient care. That’s why physicians began to turn to services, Read More

Greater Miami is known for its sun, fun and global entrepreneurship. But one component of our diverse community many may not be aware of is the power of the hundreds of thousands of active, reserve and retired members of the armed forces who call South Florida home.

As part of Business Matter’s ongoing series, ENTREPRENEURS IN ACTION, we will spotlight an entrepreneurial, growing business in South Florida and show why they are great. Ascendo Resources provides executive recruitment consulting and staffing solutions. And, true to their name, they’ve been on an impressive climb for the past few years. They have been, Read More

Whether Wynwood, Buena Vista or SoFi, Miamians are no stranger to old neighborhoods becoming hot destinations with new names. However, while normally these “re-brands” are popping up on Miami Beach or near the downtown urban core, at the July Board of Governors meeting Miami-Dade County Commissioner Juan Zapata announced the latest part of South, Read More

As I recently wrote in a letter to the Miami Herald, traffic is one of the greatest threats to our quality of life in South Florida. It’s no surprise that addressing this issue is a top priority for the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce.  One of my colleagues feels just as strongly about this, Read More

The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce is focused on transportation solutions and bringing Tri-Rail to downtown is a great step. This letter to the editor in the Miami Herald reiterates why we believe this is a good idea. Barry Johnson was present for the June 25th CRA meeting where the project continued to move, Read More