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Letter from the Chair

Letter from the Chair

This week marks marks by final message to you as Chairman. I hate to get sentimental (actually, I admittedly love it), but it has been a true honor to lead the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce. You have taught me so much over the past two years and I can only hope that I succeeded […]

Letter from the Chair

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One of the best sources of new customers is referrals. They are pre-qualified by our existing customers to get something out of our services and are likely to already have a favorable view. It’s also the highest testament to how we are currently running our business. If we’re doing a good job, people tend to […]

Letter from the Chair

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Recently, Miami Beach voters approved a 1% tourist tax increase, specifically in the form of a resort tax. This is a small enough increase to have minimal impact on our tourists, yet accumulated, will greatly contribute to the improvement of our community. The initiative is anticipated to bring in over $9 million annually, which will […]

Letter from the Chair

JASON LOEB
Chairman, Miami Beach Chamber

Ever wonder where all your time goes? According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average work day accounts for nearly 41% of our day (sleeping claims another chunk at 32%). As leaders, we probably dedicate even more time to our companies. This statistic underscores the importance of the adage “love what you do.” […]

Letter from the Chair

JASON LOEB Chairman, Miami Beach Chamber

I always like to recap a good party and our recent 90th annual Gala will certainly leave us with a lot of fond memories. Our “Celebration of Success” was yet another success under our belts. With more than 1,200 revelers, this record attendance proves that Miami Beach Chamber is in fact bigger and better than […]

Letter from the Chair

Jason Leob Cahirman, Miami Beach Chamber

Green is a trend here to stay. Environmental preservation has never been a more pertinent topic and it should be particularly emphasized in a beautiful city like Miami Beach. As Chamber members, we have been working hard to raise our business and social causes, and under the leadership of the Arts & Culture Council, we’re […]

Letter from the Chair

JASON LOEB Chairman, Miami Beach Chamber

In business, community and personal relations, education is the binding element that allows for growth in each these sectors of life. What’s so neat about education is that it’s a neverending process, no matter how much knowledge you obtain. Even more important are the relationships you develop with your teachers along the way. It’s more […]

Letter from the Chair

JASON LOEB Chairman, Miami Beach Chamber

Spring is officially underway. But with those May flowers comes the dreaded Spring cleaning. Yes, it’s that time to once again get our homes back in order. Everyone knows I’m certainly a fan of a cleanliness, but I’m thinking that even our companies could benefit from a little metaphorical Spring tidying as well. Here are […]

Letter from the Chair

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2011 was a momentous year for the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce. We successfully installed many new initiatives and experienced incredible growth in both membership and monies raised to support our visions. However, as fun as it is to reflect on past accomplishments, the New Year is about looking ahead. Now is the perfect time […]

Sudsies Dry Cleaners sets new standard for going Green

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By Jason Loeb…. The year was 1970, the show was Sesame Street, the crooner was Kermit the Frog and the song was “Bein’ Green” a lament about how ‘it’s not easy being green’.  Interestingly enough, it was also the year President Nixon formed the heretofore non-existent federal Environmental Protection Agency.  Fast forward 40 years, and […]