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

Historic visit from Counsel General of China bodes well for business relationships

We recently met with the Honorable Li Qiangmin, Consul General of China, who is posted to Houston with responsibility for the southern states. We were joined by the Mayor Gimenez, the directors of the airport and seaport and more than 50 interested members. This was the Consul General’s first trip here, and I believe, Read More

A Renewed Commitment to Transforming Miami's Transit Future

Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Transit Committee Chair Mitchell Bierman held a meeting of the Denver Transit Fly-In delegation. Along with additional Chamber members and other community stakeholders, the goal was to to reach out and discuss lessons learned on the Denver trip. The event was co-hosted with Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez. Approximately 100, Read More

Seeking solutions to South Florida’s transportation and transit woes, a delegation of 53 elected officials and community stakeholders travelled last week to Denver as part of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s “Transportation Fly-in.” Denver is a remarkable success story in transit development, and the group wanted to learn how they did it. The, Read More

South Florida

As the chair of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and CEO of rbb, I have access to some of the most interesting and inspiring personalities shaping South Florida business today. Each week on LEADERSHIP LESSONS, I’ll share insights from these great leaders on what makes Miami the entrepreneurial capital of the world and what are their tips for, 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

Excerpted from Goals Conference Opening Session As the new Chamber year begins, there are three strategies that will guide our decisions and actions. Be accountable. The chamber will hold itself accountable to you, its members and to the South Florida Community. We must know what success looks like and we must show you the results., Read More