COVID-19 has changed, at least temporarily, the world of work for many people as employees hunkered down at home instead of commuting to an office.
Tallahassee, Fla.– Today, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) launched the state’s online Hemp Cultivation Licensing Portal, allowing interested growers to apply for licenses. The portal’s user-friendly interface provides applicants with a checklist of recommended steps to allow for a quick and easy application process.
Miami, Fl - Every year, the March Employment Report detailing the unemployment rate is released in April. As of this analysis, the data does not yet reflect the full impact of the economic reality the world is presently facing due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. April data, which we expect will more accurately reflect the impact on our local economy, will be released later in May 2020.
Obtaining $4.9 billion in contracts and financing for minority-owned businesses since 2000, Marie Gill has certainly been a force in small business development in South Florida and the Caribbean. Passionate about creating wealth in underserved communities by helping small and medium-sized firms grow to international competitiveness, Gill views her work as a calling.
With clients such as United, Delta, Air Canada, American Airlines, Southwest, and RyanAir just to name a few, Aero Marine Interior, Inc. (AMI) has earned a solid reputation for being amongst the best in the aircraft refurbishment business. Founded in 2000 by Jamaican-born Jannette Pommells-Tucker and her husband Chris Tucker, AMI provides a range of services for commercial and private aircrafts including interior and custom refurbishment, seat repair, new windows, and non-destructive testing (NDT), a critical evaluation for testing flaws in materials. Not the typical business venture, so just how did Pommells-Tucker get into this side of aviation?
Licensed architect and interior designer Renee Webley knew from a young age that she wanted to create buildings and interior spaces. A millennial concerned about the environment and how humans interact with it, Webley decided to establish a company that would take the ecosystem and clients’ needs into consideration.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic that is wrecking havoc on the physical and economic health of the nation, U.S. Representative serving Florida’s 26th District, Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, reached out to small and medium-sized businesses negatively affected by the pandemic urging them to seek emergency loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). In an urgently organised Webinar, the Congresswoman explained that the SBA has established Economic Injury Disaster Loans to help small businesses and private non-profits through these most challenging times.
MIAMI, FL, – Unique Vacations, Inc. (UVI) worldwide representative of luxury all-inclusive brands Sandals Resorts and Beaches Resorts, announced today the retirement of longtime Chief Executive Officer Tammy Gonzalez, naming veteran travel executive Jeff Clarke as her successor. Most recently, Clarke served as UVI Chief Operating Officer. He will begin his new role as the company's Chief Executive Officer effective April 14, 2020.
BRUSSELS, Belgium - The newly founded Caribbean Chamber of Commerce in Europe (CCCE) is opening its doors soon, offering Caribbean-based companies an alternative gateway to the continent at a time Britain proceeds its exit from the European Union (EU).
MIAMI, Fl., — The National Football League (NFL) hired Hip Rock Star to produce the 2020 Play Football Family Festival, which took place Saturday at Alonzo & Tracy Mourning Senior High Biscayne Bay Campus. Held the day before Super Bowl LIV, more than 500 student-athletes attended the Festival to learn and develop football and transferrable life skills.