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The Miami Design District is a one-of-a-kind neighborhood that combines luxury shopping, galleries, museums, design stores, restaurants, and major art and design installations all within an architecturally significant context. The Miami Design District is owned and operated by Miami Design District Associates, a partnership between Dacra, founded and owned by visionary entrepreneur Craig Robins, and L Catterton Real Estate, a global real estate development and investment fund, specializing in creating luxury shopping destinations. As Miami becomes increasingly known for its own rich culture, the growth of the Miami Design District further reflects how the city is deserving of its place on the global stage. 

The Beacon Council is the official economic development organization for Miami‐Dade County. Its mission is to increase jobs and investment through marketing Miami as a world-class business destination, helping to grow local companies, and shaping Miami-Dade’s economic future. Since 1985, the organization has assisted more than 1,200 businesses to expand or relocate to Miami-Dade, creating over 100,000 jobs and driving more than $7 billion in new capital investments. For more information on how The Beacon Council can help you and your business, visit www.beaconcouncil.com.

Miami NFT Week is founded by Gianni D'Alerta, Ted Lucas, and Erik LaPaglia. The event drew more than 4,000 attendees and 250 speakers, Miami NFT Week was a hugely successful three-day event in April 2022. Celebrating all things blockchain, NFTs, art, and culture. It was lauded as one of the most diverse crypto conferences in the world! City of the Miami Mayor Francis Suarez kicked it off and had notable speakers like Mark Cuban and Grant Cardone speak. The event is gearing up for April 2023!

The Arts & Business Council of Miami is leading the movement to build a sustainable creative ecosystem through advancing high-impact partnerships between business, entrepreneurs and the arts. Our north star is engaging all the people for all the arts. For 35 years we have worked with community and business leaders to design programs that build audiences, strengthen boards, increase productivity and efficiency and engage business in the arts. Our superpower is building relationships. As Miami’s only organization that leverages the arts for economic vitality, ABC provides meaningful engagement opportunities with the creative community to inspire employees, stimulate innovation and foster creativity. For over 35 years, Arts Biz has played a leading role developing programs that bring together business and arts for effective and mutually beneficial outcomes. We assist over 500 arts groups, artists and creatives through executive consultancies, leadership training, audience development, workshops, forums, curated outreach and networking events. Our superpower is inspiring and stimulating the creative and innovation economy.​

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Daniel Libeskind & John Stuart

Join Daniel Libeskind and John Stuart in conversation, exploring the worlds of advanced architecture in theory and in practice.

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NAEEM KHAN & JAMES AGUIAR

World-renowned fashion design, Naeem Khan and James Aguiar, VP/Creative & Fashion Director at Modern Luxury Miami Magazine explore the worlds of fashion and design.

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COMMON

Academy Award, Golden Globe, Emmy and Grammy-winning artist, actor and activist, Common in conversation.