Invest: Miami Launches First-Ever Comprehensive Annual Investment Guide on Miami-Dade 5/28/15

Invest: Miami Launches First-Ever Comprehensive Annual Investment Guide on Miami-Dade
Thursday, May 28, 11:00am-2:00pm
Sonesta Coconut Grove Miami, 8th floor
2889 McFarlane Road
Miami, FL 33133
www.investmiami2015.com

11:00 a.m. – Arrival and reception
11:45 p.m. – Welcome address by Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez
12:15 p.m. – Panel discussion
1:15 p.m. – Presentation of Invest: Miami 2015 and closing remarks

Local CEOs and community leaders gather to discuss how Miami will become the next great global metropolis.

The editorial team behind Invest: Miami and a panel of renowned community leaders to unveil Invest: Miami 2015, a 200-page business review covering the key issues facing Miami-Dade’s economy and featuring the exclusive insights of prominent industry leaders. Invest: Miami is produced with two goals in mind: 1) to provide comprehensive investment knowledge on Miami to external investors and the global business community, and 2) to promote Miami as a place to invest and do business. The 16 industries covered include: real estate; construction; banking and financial services; health; education; trade and logistics.

Invest: Miami 2015 will be introduced during a special luncheon that will start with a keynote address by Carlos A. Gimenez, Mayor of Miami-Dade County, and then feature a panel of distinguished local leaders who will discuss innovations in their respective sectors and provide insights as to why Miami is becoming the next major global hub. The panel will be moderated by Adeline Oka, editorial director of Invest: Miami. Panelists will include:
· Dr. Eduardo Padron, President, Miami-Dade College
· David Martin, President, Terra
· Matt Allen, Executive Vice President & COO, Related Group
· Wayne Brackin, Executive Vice President & COO, Baptist Health
· Rob Bowlby, Market President Miami-Dade County, BB&T

Invest: Miami 2015 is an in-depth economic review of the key issues facing Miami-Dade’s economy featuring the exclusive insights of prominent industry leaders. Invest: Miami is produced with two goals in mind: 1) to provide comprehensive investment knowledge on Miami to external investors and the global business community, and 2) to promote Miami as a place to invest and do business.

The book conducts a deep dive of the top economic sectors in the county (full list: Construction and Real Estate; Trade and Logistics; Transportation; Banking and Finance; Technology and Innovation; Health; Education; Retail; Tourism; Entertainment, Arts and Media; Sports; Environment & Utilities; Legal and Accounting). It analyzes the leading challenges facing the market, as well as covers emerging opportunities for investors, entrepreneurs and innovators.

Over the course of a six-month research period, the Invest: Miami team met with over 200 top senior-level executives in Miami-Dade County in intimate, one-on-one discussions. These executives came from a broad spectrum of industries, including government, and the perspectives collected from these exclusive discussions became the basis of the contents of our inaugural issue. Some noteworthy interviewees include Florida Governor Rick Scott; Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez; Florida Secretary of Commerce Bill Johnson; Related Group Chairman and CEO Jorge Perez; former U.S. Senator and JPMorgan Chase Southeast U.S. and Latin America Chairman Mel Martinez; Carnival CEO Arnold Donald; Baptist Health South Florida CEO Brian Keeley and 19-time Grammy Award-winning producer Emilio Estefan, to name a few.

Legal Eagle Competition 6/20/15

Legal Eagle Competition
Saturday, 06/20/2015 – 08:00 am – 05:00 pm
LegalEagleLogoUniversity of Miami School of Law
1311 Miller Road,
Coral Gables, Florida 33146
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Cost: $150

The event is intended to provide critical financial support to LSGMI, which annually provides services benefitting more than 30,0000 vulnerable clients, including women, children, seniors, veterans returning from combat, domestic violence victims, people with disabilities, and individuals undergoing foreclosures or other loss of housing. The need for free legal services in our community has never been greater and continues to grow as the economic recovery stalls. The goal of the GenNext Initiative, a group of rising young professionals in our community, is to raise awareness about LSGMI’s mission and to provide support.

Imagining Miami 6/6/15

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Saturday, 06/06/2015 – 01:00 pm – 05:00 pm
The New Tropic
7230 NW Miami Ct. #5,
Miami, Florida 33150
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Cost: FREE

Do you want to think in fresh ways about how we can address economic inequality, climate change, education, criminal justice or other issues that are impacting the people in greater Miami? Then, join us. You don’t have to be an artist; just care about our future quality of life here in Miami-Dade County. We promise serious fun, delicious snacks, and great company!

Miami will be one of more than a dozen cities to host an “Imagining” this summer as part of a nationwide initiative by the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture, the nation’s newest people-powered department. Imaginings are vibrant, arts-infused events that invite community members to envision their towns and cities twenty years into the future, and to spark ideas about how to get there, starting now.

A free RSVP is required.

Marketing Strategies Workshop 6/3/15

Marketing Strategies Workshop
Wednesday, 06/03/2015 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Workshop-May-27thThe Artisan Lounge
500 NE 1st Avenue,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: FREE

Have you been trying to take your art career to the next level? Do you find it difficult to market yourself because you’re too focused on your work? Then this workshop, provided by BEART, is just for you. BEART is an art project that develops innovative concepts to bring art to multiple spaces. Its strength in marketing and public relations allows to promote its artists to different audiences and encourage community interaction with art.

BEART represents emerging contemporary artists whose ingenious artwork is highly sought after by collectors and appreciated by the general public.BEART works with vision and perseverance to continue conquering spaces and strengthen the artistic network: artists, promoters, museums, businesses, communities, and collectors. BEART principles are creativity, innovation, ethics, and empathy.

BEART is run by Karina Matheus, BS/BA Social Communications (Audiovisual), Marketing and Business Specialist, and who also studied Arts & Photography in different academies in Venezuela.

Join us Wednesday, June 3rd at 7pm in the Artisan Lounge for a great learning experience.

5th Annual Miami Media and Film Market 6/1/15

5th Annual Miami Media and Film Market
Sunday, 06/01/2015 – 06/04/2015 09:00 am –
mmfm2Biltmore Hotel
1210 Anastasia Ave,
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
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Cost: Free

Great event in Miami

5th Edition Miami Media and Film Market

Where Content Meets Creative Financing

2015 Featured Country: China and Great Britain

June 1-4, 2015

Everyday is full of information and opportunity to meet people in the business. Bring plenty of business cards.

If you have not registered please do so. Registrations: http://miamimediafilmmarket.com/register/

You can take a look at our Agenda here http://miamimediafilmmarket.com/miami-film-event/

And you can join our pitching sessions and be ready to pitch your project to our participants here: http://miamimediafilmmarket.com/pitching-panels/

Night Of Great Destiny 2015 6/7/15

Night Of Great Destiny 2015
Sunday, 06/07/2015 – 07/07/2015 07:00 pm – 10:30 pm
NIGHT-OF-GREAT-DESTINYWord Of Life Bible Ministry
4000 NW 167th Street,
Miami Gardens, Florida 33054
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Cost: FREE
Free Parking

Word Of Life Bible Ministry Presents “Night Of Great Destiny 2015″

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Dear Commissioners: A Workshop On Ride Sharing 5/14/15

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Dear Commissioners: A Workshop On Ride Sharing
Thursday, 05/14/2015 – 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
DearCommissioners03The New Tropic
7230 NW Miami Ct #5,
Miami, Florida 33150
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Cost: Free

On May 19th our county commissioners are holding a workshop to talk about the future of ride sharing in Miami. We love ride sharing. We know you love ride sharing. We also know you don’t have time for a midday commission hearing. So we’re fixing that on Thursday, May 14th.
We’re teaming up with local organizations to brainstorm and collect your thoughts. We’ll carry a collective message, presented by The New Tropic, on how our commissioners can best represent our interests.