Business Buddies at the W Hotel by Betty Alvarez

Business Buddies Miami, the young professional group of Best Buddies joined in for an evening of networking, cocktails and music all for a good cause.

The event at the W South Beach Hotel had live entertainment by DJ Irie of the Miami Heat, appetizers from Solea Restaurant and drinks provided by Grey Goose and Red Bull.

The evening completed with a silent auction that featured dozens of items including original works from local Miami artists featuring Stephen Gamson.

Best Buddises is a 501(c)3 non profit organization devoted to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

For more information on future events or to become part of Business Buddies please call (305) 874-2233 or visit

Photographs by Betty Alvarez