1 October 2015

Green product businesses get help at Miami’s EcoTech Visions



If you haven’t heard about Echo Tech Visions you may be like many others who are not tuned into echo or green business models. Miami Dade Chamber Board member and founder of Echo Tech Visions, Dr. Pandwe Gibson is blazing a trail and many are following. Please read about the great things happening at Echo Tech Visions…

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1 October 2015

Endeavor taps South Florida entrepreneur Marcell Haywood to join global network



When the Miami Dade Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors began to expand its Board, its mandate was to bring in young entrepreneurs who had vision and foresight, well I must say they batted a thousand when they made the decision to bring Mr. Marcell Haywood as a Board member. Mr. Haywood is the founder and CEO of Encompass Onsite, formerly called Dirt Pros. Read more….

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26 August 2015

Black business matters every day, every way



When there is Black business there is Black work.

When there is Black business Black wealth is created.

When there is Black business a Black economy is created.

When there is Black business Black children see opportunities.

When there is Black business Black children have hope.

When there is Black business there is a future for Black people.

When there is Black business Black communities grow.

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25 June 2015

Residents must benefit from development



Once-forgotten communities like Overtown and Liberty City have become hot commodities in the real-estate market with developers seeing new possibilities for bringing much-longed-for commercial and residential vibrancy to these African-American communities.

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22 December 2014

Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce Gala



The M-DCC held its 40th anniversary gala at Jungle Island Dec. 6. The organization raised about $260,000 from the event. Garth Reeves, publisher emeritus  of The Miami Times, was conferred the H. T. Smith Lifetime Achievement Award during a standing ovation. Miami-Dade Commissioner Dennis Moss was named the Citizen of the Year and Adora Obi Nweze, who did not attend the gala because of a family emergency, was cited for the Distinguished Service Award.

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27 October 2014

Miami-Dade Chamber marks 40-Year Legacy of Advocating For Black, Minority and Women-Owned Businesses in South Florida



MIAMI – The Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce (M-DCC) will host an elegant black-tie gala to celebrate its 40th Anniversary and you are invited to attend. The Ruby inspired Gala will be held on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at Jungle Island Tree Top Ballroom, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, Florida 33132. The gala begins with a cocktail reception at 6:00 pm. The gala always attracts an esteemed group of notable civic, business and community influencers. This year’s gala chairman is Alberto Ibargüen, President and CEO of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Music will be provided by legendary Doug E. Fresh.

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