A second private luncheon—this time focused on the financial services sector—was hosted by DLA Piper. "Investing in Miami: Opportunities & Business Advantages Unique to this Global Community" was moderated by The Beacon Council's EVP of Economic Development, James Kohnstamm, and included research presented by George Evans, Co-President of Convergence, Inc. Joshua Samek, Partner and Co-Chair of DLA Piper’s Miami Corporate Practice addressed business considerations for companies looking to expand in Miami’s growing international banking and finance center.
But it was Jeff DiModica’s personal narrative as President & Managing Director for Starwood Property Trust, who recently relocated their headquarters to Miami, who was able to best bring to life the success Miami offers financial services companies.
We thank all of our partners and sponsors for helping us continue these dedicated engagement efforts in New York City. As the headlines regularly report, the connection between Miami-Dade and NYC is incredibly strong; we are eager to continue to help businesses extend their growth in the Magic City.