Substance in the City by Cristina Mas
This SocialMiami contributor covers hot happenings around Miami.
Miami’s winter months are in full swing, but buzzworthy events and activities around the Magic City only continue to heat up. Recently, there have been a number of noteworthy celebrations and soirees that locals and jetsetters alike have been particularly excited about – from grand openings to collection unveilings and more.
Art in Miami is a year-long luxury and between the so seasoned artists or the up-and-coming creatives, there is considerable talent in Miami. One local in particular, Natalia Juncadella, made a splash around South Florida after featuring her latest work at Art Miami with Hashimoto Contemporary, pictured here. Long-time community members and highly regarded collectors have expressed serious interest in her work. Colombian and Cuban in descent, Juncadella’s cultural background was at the foreground of her collection, embracing vivid colors, bold strokes and eye-catching imagery.
Healthcare these days is hot and Gentera Center for Precision Medicine — a leading contemporary regenerative medicine practice headquartered in South Florida — officially unveiled its sprawling new Coral Gables office. To celebrate, the team behind Gentera hosted an exclusive, invite-only bash complete with giveaways, champagne toasts and private tours of the space. On-site at the event, Brian Pla – Founder & CEO of Gentera – mingled with Coral Gables mayor Vince Lago, Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce president Mark Trowbridge, Medical director and licensed neuropath Dr. Katherine Zagone, and practice manager Debbie Nakache.
The real estate scene in South Florida continues to attract international investors and buyers alike and the Commercial Industrial Association of South Florida is keeping up with market pace. Recently, the sought-after organization gathered with fellow commercial real estate professionals, trade experts and industry experts to discuss the sector’s economic and environmental sector. Located in the sprawling Plaza in Coral Gables, the event drew in local leaders such as Daryl A. Shevin, Veronica B. Flores and Chris Drew.
Cristina Mas is the Owner and Founder of CIM Consulting, a company that allows her pursue a love for social entrepreneurship and positive growth. Today, she helps Miami’s top leaders and organizations to connect – across various platforms – and promote and grow their business in innovative ways each day. Mas has launched some of the city’s most innovative developments and impacting initiatives. Mas also continues to pursue her love for charitable activism. She sits on the Board of The Underline and is a Trustee for the Cuban American National Foundation and was most recently chosen as the youngest inductee into the Inner Circle of Twelve by the American Cancer Society and featured as a Miami Today Achiever. She attended Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart and graduated from Loyola University.