Economic Development

Through strategic partnerships and global outreach initiatives, we are expanding business opportunities
and building a diverse economy.
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Target Industries

Miami-Dade attracts new business investment in a wide range of sectors. 
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One Community One Goal

The Beacon Council and its Foundation strive to create an economic climate where residents have access to quality opportunities, with a focus on higher paying jobs in target industries. 
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Partnerships

From funding needs and technical assistance to consumer services— our industry partners work with us to help businesses get what they need when they need it.
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Local Business Local Jobs

Our goal is to develop an economy where businesses thrive and residents have access to quality job opportunities.
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Miami ranked Top 10 in connectivity among major global cities and Top 25 in foreign direct investment strategy

(Miami, FL - Dec. 8, 2014) -The Beacon Council announces Greater Miami's Top 10 ranking in connectivity among major global cities and a Top 25 region in foreign direct investment (FDI) strategy, according to fDi Magazine's Global Cities of the Future Awards released today.

The Beacon Council to honor 39 local companies at Key Ceremony

(Miami, FL – Dec. 4, 2014) –The Beacon Council will honor 39 companies establishing or expanding operations in Miami-Dade County at the annual 2014 Key Ceremony & Holiday Reception on Dec. 10 at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami.

Spain Delegation

At the invitation of the Trade and Investment office of Andalucía, Spain, The Beacon Council welcomed a business delegation comprised of companies from various sectors, visiting Miami to evaluate the opportunity of doing business in our community. Pamela Fuertes, Vice-President, International Economic Development Programs and Kemely Castro, Manager, International Economic Development Programs briefed the delegation.

Miami-Dade County leads state in yearly payroll job growth

(Miami, FL - November 21, 2014) - Miami-Dade County had the largest year-over-year gain in payroll jobs in Florida with most industry sectors showing growth, according to statistics released on Friday.

"We are reaching the point where we continue to grow jobs and we are moving beyond the job losses from the recession," The Beacon Council President & CEO Larry K. Williams said. "Construction and manufacturing continue to show the largest growth from last year."

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Manager, Research & Strategic Planning

SUMMARY OF POSITION

·         Manages and directs research projects, which include the responsibilities of the collection, verification, and reporting of data and information and the completion of reports, presentations and special publication.

·         Self-starter; ability to manage multiple deadlines in a fast paced environment;

·         Proven team player;

·         Must have positive can do attitude about research

Chief Marketing Officer

Responsible for the overall development, implementation and execution of all marketing and communications for the Organization. This includes using research/analytics, marketing communications, advertising, promotions, social media and public relations. The CMO works directly with the President and CEO to lead and communicate the goals set forth in the strategic plan.

One Community One Goal Target Industries Strategies Report

Presented to the Beacon Council Economic Development Foundation and the Miami-Dade Beacon Council by Avalanche Consulting, McCallum Sweeney Consulting, and the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning.
 
May 1, 2012

One Community One Goal Education Assets Inventory Report

Presented to the Beacon Council Economic Development Foundation and the Miami-Dade Beacon Council by Avalanche Consulting, McCallum Sweeney Consulting, and the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning.
 
April 20, 2012

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