Quantcast

Business

Subscribe

Meet Sandy Dorsainvil

Sandy Dorsainvil has served as the managing director for the Little Haiti Cultural Complex (LHCC) for the past year and a half. LHCC features and celebrates the art of the African Diaspora with a special emphasis on the Haitian art ...

Little Haiti gets visitor center

There was a welcome air of ethnic inclusion at the ceremonial ribbon-cutting event Monday as the Greater Miami Convention & Visitor’s Bureau (GMCVB) unveiled a new tourist center at the Little Haiti Caribbean & Multicultural Marketplace. “This is Haitian Flag ...

The age-friendly summit attracts Miami-Dade business, civic elite

Recently, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez delivered the welcome address to an audience of local civic and business leaders at Miami-Dade’s inaugural Age-Friendly Summit. The half-day event, held at the University of Miami Newman Alumni Center, attracted more than ...

Decoded Fashion merges two industries

Keeping up with the tech curve is just as important as keeping up with the fashion code. No one wants to be left behind. On Monday, May 4, eMerge Americas presented the Women, Innovation and Technology Summit, where different women ...

Hurricane Season

Florida Power & Light’s Command Center and Mobile Command Center were bustling with activity on Thursday, May 7, just as if a real hurricane was in the area. FPL employees packed the centers and screens were showing how many homes ...

Kinnard to head GMCVB multicultural department

The fledgling Multicultural Tourism department of the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) will be led by Nashville's Connie Kinnard, President and CEO William D. Talbert III announced last week. Kinnard's title is vice president of Multicultural Tourism and ...

Haitians rally for better wages

Marleine Bastien stands among a crowd of 80 with a loudspeaker in one hand and an American flag in the other. “30-40 years ago, this is where we settled down. Right here in Little Haiti. Now that developers cannot build ...

Art expo showcases Haitian businesses

Tucked away in a small shopping center, a few weeks before Haiti celebrates its fifth flag day since the earthquake, a restaurant played host to an expo that commemorated the start of Haitian Cultural Month. David Brown, who provides tours ...

New Leadership at JMH

Walking through the polished hardwood-covered floors of Jackson North Medical Center, almost everyone greets Andre A. Boyd Sr. by his first name. Boyd has been the senior vice president and CEO at Jackson's north location less than six months but ...

Business and religion mix when the Lord guides

Nigerian billionaire and businesswoman Folorunsho Alakija arrived with an entourage of colleagues affiliated with the Rose of Sharon Group, all of whom wore Nigerian dresses. She, and they, were welcomed by elected officials from West Palm Beach and Riviera Beach ...

Miami Caribbean Code

Miami is the home to the Caribbean community and now a home to technology. When the Caribbean community and technology meets, you get an organization named Miami Caribbean Code. On Saturday, April 25, Miami Caribbean Code hosted its first MC² ...

Corey Lee new partner at national law firm

Corey Lee has been promoted from associate to partner at the Miami office of Hunton & Williams LLP. Lee has been recognized by the firm as a leader in one of the most cutting-edge practice areas. His practice focuses on ...

FAMU Board gets new appointees

The Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) Board of Trustees has selected trustee Rufus Montgomery as its chair. Montgomery is president and CEO of The Cascon Group and a partner with CurtMont Global. He has held several executive positions, most ...

Knight Foundation names Bahia Ramos arts program director

Bahia Ramos, a veteran grant maker and nonprofit leader, will become the arts program director at the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, where she will shape the organization’s efforts to engage communities through the arts.

Mourning tackles low income housing

AM Affordable Housing (AM) and Housing Trust Group (HTG) has closed on financing for Courtside Family Apartments, a new 84-unit affordable housing development in Miami’s historic Overtown neighborhood. Courtside is the first of a three-phased master-planned community.