has become a destination known for its fantastic all year
round weather and picturesque beaches; it is also the party
scene for the rich and famous. Our recent trip to Miami
shows a different side to vibrant Miami. Miami as a corporate
destination is as glamorous and impressive as its leisure
aspect. Miami is now making meetings, incentives, conferences
and events a centre stage of its activities.
21 hotels offering 6,128 sleeping rooms, 246 meeting rooms
and 467,519 square feet of meeting space as well as 23 additional
meeting venues, Downtown Miami is the fast becoming the
ultimate choice for your next event. The destination offers
an opportunity to mix business with pleasure. The weather
is great with abundant sunshine, bay breezes, good food
and there are lots of choices available with regards to
with turquoise waters, white sandy beaches and picture-perfect
weather, Miami International Airport, the gateway to Latin
America and the Caribbean, draws over 40 million passengers
each year. It is very accessible; travellers can fly into
the city from all corners of the globe. There are direct
flights from Europe, Asia and The Americas. The airport
is a city airport which means that you are never too far
destination’s port has also established itself at
the “cruise capital of the World”. Port Miami
welcomes more than 4 million cruise enthusiasts each year,
a traffic no other port in the world can match. Nightlife
and shopping adequately match the enthusiasm of Miami’s
millions of visitors”.
Destination: Greater Miami and The Beaches
your event at The Beaches:
Greater Miami and its beaches are spread over 1946 square
miles of a lush tropical setting. The Miami Beach area has
the fantastic and beautifully modern and luxurious 1
hotel South Beach, located a minute’s walk from
Collins Avenue bus stop. The property has several ballrooms,
an atrium overlooking the 2nd floor, together with 16 other
meeting rooms of varying sizes, all beautifully designed
to meet the event organizers needs. The bedrooms are sophisticated
and airy with reclaimed driftwood lining the walls. They
have ocean views, organic cotton sheets and live edge wood
desks, plus free Wi-Fi, 55-inch flat-screen TVs and Nespresso
machines. Upgraded rooms add balconies and full kitchens.
The property also has a high-end restaurant and a rooftop
bar, as well as 4 outdoor pools, a fitness centre and direct
beach access with umbrellas.
eco-conscious hotel does not substitute quality or luxury.
The rooms are very large and accommodating. The luxurious
1 hotel South Beach offers much more than most hotels do.
Service includes 24hr connectivity to the hotel on and off
the property with mobile phone supplied by the hotel to
ensure you are always in touch.
Address: 2341 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, United
States Phone: +1 305-604-1000
South Beach itself is full of great small meeting spaces
perfect for the small meetings. Privacy is easily maintained
and all the necessary technology is available upon request.
For much larger functions or events, Miami Beach Convention
Centre has enough room to accommodate these.
Miami Beach Convention Centre
With a 60,000 sq. ft. ballroom, 81 breakout
rooms, more than 190,000sq.ft of space, 500,000 sq.ft of
renovated exhibit space, 800-room headquarter hotel, no
convention centre comes better equipped than the Miami Beach
Convention Centre. Proudly managed by Spectra, the Convention
Centre has been the heart of Miami Beach since its opening
in 1957. For more than fifty years, it has hosted countless
historic and important events. In 1989, the facility underwent
a $92 million renovation and doubled in size, creating the
four hall center that is present today. From 2016-2018,
the Miami Beach Convention Center will again undergo a major
renovation and will remain in business throughout the process.
The Conference centre will undergo a ground breaking which
will increase the size of the centre from 1.2million to
1.5 million gross sq. ft. There will be a featured parking
facility within the centre. The building will be sustainable
with solar panels, rain harvesting and an operations heart
on the second level as a precaution for the rising sea levels.
not restricted to the inside of the building alone. There
surrounding areas will benefit from a new veteran’s
memorial park which will be replace a scarily used car park
and transforming the space into something where come and
enjoy eye opening surroundings. The architects drew inspiration
from Miami Beach life.
New Downtown Miami
Downtown Miami is a great place for arts,
culture, dining, and sports as well as for shopping. It
has a strong links with Latin American, American and European
businesses with over 200 main offices and US branches of
multinationals located in Downtown Miami.
is also the event planner’s dream destination especially
as it has over 7,000 hotel rooms. Meeting facilities within
Downtown hotels alone collectively offer more than 300,000
square feet. The award-wining JW
Marriott Miami, is the first hotel to be opened in Brickell,
Miami’s trendiest neighbourhood. Right in the midst
of the financial district of Downtown Miami, it is also
the first JW Marriott Franchisee in the world.
JW Marriott is the Events
Planner’s dream. With 296 deluxe guest rooms the
• 14 meeting rooms total 24,000 sq. ft. of flexible
conference and meeting facilities
• Grand ballroom divides into 7 salons; accommodates
up to 756 for receptions & 513 for schoolroom
• Innovating catering and inspiring menus by our award-winning
Executive Chef & professional staff
• Event planning, audiovisual & video conferencing
services, high-speed Internet access
• 14w X 8h Ft High Definition Video Wall on Conference
• Beautiful pool deck for private functions over 4,000
sq ft to create the Perfect Event.
is great and visitors can travel easily with most of the
public transport systems. There is nowhere too far to get
to in Downtown Miami.
Downtown Miami is booming with more than $10 billion in
international investment underway and over 50 development
projects on the books. It has a talented workforce, and
good climate for business – Florida is the fifth best
state in the US and transportation on the Metromover system
All New Meetings & Events Place at Trump National Doral
The prestigious 800-acre Trump National Doral resort near
Miami airport boasts a completely re-designed clubhouse,
643 new deluxe accommodations, luxurious event spaces, premier
dining, four championship golf courses plus all new re-imagined
more than 100,000 sq. ft. of reimagined Miami meetings space,
Doral has brought a new lease magical of events organizing
to Miami. The property’s event spaces range from a
venue as large as the 24,000-sq.-ft, the Donald J. Trump
Grand Ballroom to more intimate rooms perfect for board
meetings, small conferences, or a family gathering. The
spaces at the resort are so flexible; it can be configured
to meet any event needs beautifully. There is the added
bonus of hosting outdoor events in various spots around
the property’s 800 tropical acres.
are elegantly designed with pre-function space and their
one-of-a-kind outdoor event venues have set a new standard
for meetings and events. They can help plan, coordinate
and execute everything for you.
around Downtown Miami
There are of course taxis and visitors have choices between
the Metrobus, Metrorail and the Metromover among many other
options. More information here..
Island: Miami also provides
a unique experience with animals through its Jungle Island.
Full of rare animals, like the Madagascar Lemurs which are
indigenous to Madagascar and are rarely found out of the
country itself, because of how endangered they are. The
park offers VIP guest the opportunity to get close to them
at Jungle Island. So close that you are able to interact
with the animals. The park is also home to an extremely
rare breed of wild cat the Liger. Ligers are offspring of
a male lion and a female tiger, and share the qualities
of each species. They share the qualities of each species
and are enormous in size and presence. Vulcan, the Liger
at Miami’s Jungle Island stands over 11feet tall and
weighs more than 900llbs.
Art Museum Miami