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Fading Gigolo and The Mountain Win Audience Awards at 31st Miami International Film Festival

Fading Gigolo and The Mountain Win Audience Awards at 31st Miami International Film Festival

Miami International Film Festival (MIFF), produced and presented by Miami Dade College (MDC), celebrated its 31st festival with filmmakers, talent, and guests who gathered at the National Historic Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College to hear the announcement of the popular Lexus Audience Award presented to two films for Best Documentary and Best Feature. The […]

Chamber Honors Mango’s Tropical Café Owner David Wallack

Chamber Honors Mango’s Tropical Café Owner David Wallack

The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce will honor four distinguished members of the community while celebrating a historic 92 years as an organization at its Annual Dinner Gala and Silent Auction hosted by media personality Ana Quincoces and Chamber Chairman and SVP of Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust Michael S. Goldberg. Over a 1,000 attendees […]

Q&A with DJ and Co-founder of SAFE, Diego Martinelli

Q&A with DJ and Co-founder of SAFE, Diego Martinelli

SAFE Miami has been providing some of the best musical nights at the Electric Pickle since 2007 under the leadership of its co-founder Diego Martinelli. Safe’s talent roster during WMC is tremendous with some of the biggest names in dance music DJing at its parties. For example, Last Resort on Sunday, March 30, will feature […]

Q&A with Local Celebrity DJ Donnie Lowe

Q&A with Local Celebrity DJ Donnie Lowe

Some might say that local DJ Donnie Lowe is new to the music game but in a short amount of time his notoriety has grown and he is playing some of the biggest clubs in the Miami and Ft. Lauderdale area. Lowe can be found at the Clevelander on Friday, March 28 during WMC for […]

Q&A with Miami Legend DJ Oscar G

Q&A with Miami Legend DJ Oscar G

An award-winning songwriter, producer, and DJ, Oscar is one of dance music’s brightest and most enduring stars. As part of seminal production teams Liberty City, Murk, and Funky Green Dogs, he boasts hits – Billboard chart-toppers as well as underground smashes – in every decade, every trend, and every market. “Some Lovin’,” “Fired Up,” and […]

Golf Classic Tournament Benefits Education in Miami Beach

Golf Classic Tournament Benefits Education in Miami Beach

The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce (the Chamber) hosted over 150 golfers at its 17th annual “Golf Classic” on Friday, February 28, 2014 at the Miami Beach Golf Club. Coming in 1st place was the First Residential Service team, in 2nd place was the Warren Henry Automotive Group and in 3rd place was the Jackson […]

Miami Beach Chamber Expands Services for Attorneys by Creating Legal Council

The Miami Beach Chamber of C o m m e r c e (Chamber) has appointed Bart E. Chepenik, partner at Chepenik Trushin LLP, and David E. Sacks, partner at Pathman Lewis LLP, co-chairs of its newly created legal council. The council’s mission is to facilitate communication between the members of the legal community and […]

Chamber Education Foundation Launches ‘Links Project’

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Continuing its mission of supporting education on Miami Beach, the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce (Chamber) has launched its Links Project, an initiative with the goal of raising $100,000 teacher grants. The Foundation has been supporting education in our community since its inception on August 2nd, 2000. It has focused primarily on providing college scholarships […]

Miami Beach Chamber of Commecce Hosts its 18th Annual ‘Golf Classic’

The 18th Annual Miami Beach Chamber Golf Classic will be held on Friday, February 28, 2014 at the Miami Beach Golf Club. The Boucher Brothers are the tournament’s Title Sponsor and Dr. Ino Halegua’s Cardiology Center is the Presenting Sponsor of the all day event that starts at 11:00 am. The sold out event will […]

Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce Names Joshua Levy and Richard Segal Emerging Leadership Council Chairs

The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce (Chamber) has appointed Joshua Levy, Attorney at Pardo Gainsburg, and Richard I. Segal, Trial Attorney at Kluger Kaplan, Co-Chairs of the Emerging Leadership Council (ELC). “When I started my involvement with the Chamber in the early 1990s, the Emerging Leadership Council would have been beneficial to me in providing […]

Champions of Business Honored in Miami Beach

On Friday, January 24, the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce honored two business professionals for demonstrating outstanding leadership in their respective industries and two board members for their remarkable dedication to the organization at its Champions of Business Awards luncheon. Sponsored by BankUnited and held at the Ritz Carlton South Beach, the Chamber presented its […]

World Renowned Architect Reinaldo Borges Appointed Head of Real Estate Council

World Renowned Architect Reinaldo Borges Appointed Head of Real Estate Council

The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce (Chamber) has appointed Reinaldo Borges, AIA a Principal of Miami based architecture firm Borges + Associates, Chairman of its Real Estate Council. Borges is a world renowned architect with an international architecture portfolio and a great passion for the advancement and growth of the Miami Beach community. “Real Estate […]

Mayor Philip Levine Discusses Vision for Miami Beach

Mayor Philip Levine Discusses Vision for Miami Beach

Local Businessman & newly elected Mayor, Philip Levine spoke at the Quarterly Pillar Breakfast hosted by the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce (Chamber) and sponsored by Sudsies Dry Cleaners and Laundry, on Friday, January 17 at the James Royal Palm Hotel. Michael S. Goldberg, Chairman of the Chamber and SVP of Gibraltar Private Bank & […]

Meet Chippendales Performer Bryan Cheatham

Q: How did you become involved with the show? A: The same week I moved to Vegas – the Chippendales were holding auditions for their show at the Rio Hotel. I walked in with a headshot and a demo reel and was hired quickly. A lot has changed in the audition process since then. Now […]

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