“Doing Business in Paradise”

2nd Annual Holiday Gala Hosted by the Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce

Friday, December 7, 2007
Sheraton Mart Plaza
711 N.W. 72nd Avenue, Miami
305-751-8646 (Sharon Bacon)

Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce will host its Second Annual Holiday Gala, honoring the accomplishments of Black professionals and businesses in the South Florida community.

The event is expected to draw 1000 attendees to honor Tom Joyner from the # 1 rated Tom Joyner Morning Show, who will receive the “Hero to Black Business Award;” R. Donahue Peebles, President, The Peebles Corporation, named “Business Man of the Year;” and Yvette Miley, Vice President of News,

Tom Joyner, the 2007 “Hero to Black Business”
Bill Diggs, President and Chief Executive Officer
WTVJ/NBC-6, recognized as “Corporate Executive of the Year.”

The cocktail reception begins at 6 p.m., and dinner and the award ceremony is at 8:30 p.m., followed by the After-Party at 9:30 featuring the “Old School R&B” music group, Midnight Star.

Sponsors are Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida, Macy’s, BlueCross BlueShield of Florida, Royal Caribbean, Ocean Bank, Macy’s, Dolphin Stadium and Burger King.

Tickets are $1,250 for a corporate table of ten and individual tickets are $100. For more information or to reserve a table or individuals seats contact Sharon Bacon at 305-751-8648. Event registration is also available at www.m-dcc.org.

Yvette Miley, “Corporate Executive of the Year”

Below, left: Don Peebles, the 2007 “Business Man of the Year.
Below right: Midnight Star.








About Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce

The Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1974 and leads the way towards long-term business prosperity, providing a world of business opportunities by bringing the Black and general business communities together to exchange goods and services, promote interaction and facilitate mutually beneficial business communication. To learn more about the Miami-Dade Chamber Commerce and membership opportunities call 305-751-8648 or visit our web site at www.m-dcc.org.

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