M-DCC to host 13th Annual Holiday Gala – Engaging the Future for the Black  Business Community

Bishop Victory Curry


Bishop Victory Curry
Luther Campbell

On December 1st, the Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce (M-DCC) will host its 13th Annual Holiday Gala: Engaging the Future. This all white affair will honor the best and brightest among South Florida’s business, civic and community leaders.

This year, Jaret Davis, Es-quire, co-Managing Share-holder for Greenberg Traurig, P.A. will serve as the Honorary Holiday Gala Chairman.  It will be held at the Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla., 33132. The event begins with a cocktail reception, and silent auction, followed by a gourmet dinner, award presentation, and entertainment.

Commissioner Audrey Edmonson
Valencia Gunder

“The landscape of Miami-Dade County is changing. What it will look like, from an economic perspective, is predicated on how we prepare for the future. It is imperative that we come together to construct positive outcomes for all facets of our community,” said G. Eric Knowles, President and CEO, Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce.  “The lens that we peer through into the future of Miami-Dade County’s business landscape will be rooted in today’s intentional commitment to ensuring that those who wish to participate have a seat at the table.”

An audience of South Florida’s top business executives, elected government officials and community leaders will celebrate the accomplishments of: Luther Campbell – The Distinguished Service Award; Valencia Gunder – David Fincher Innovator Award; Bishop Victor T. Curry – H.T. Smith Lifetime Achievement Award; Commissioner Audrey Edmonson – Citizen of the Year Award.

     ABOUT THE CHAMBER: Founded in 1974, the Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce leads the way towards long-term business prosperity, by providing advocacy, networking, resources, and training to men and women in business in South Florida. The Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce is excited to be considered the “go to” organization for small minority businesses in South Florida. The Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce strives to provide a World of Business Opportunities for members since inception. The Chamber has developed a new unofficial mantra of inclusion.  We are only as good as our membership. Because of this, they have created industry specific committees which will provide a cohesive network among members.  It will also serve as an incubator of sorts within each industry. Committees created for chamber members are as follows: Advocacy, Construction, Education, International Trade, Marketing & PR, Women’s Business Council, and Young Professionals Network.




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