The chamber hosted its annual Business Leaders Luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 400 SE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL. The keynote speaker was for the occasion was Mr. Neisen O. Kasdin, Office Managing Partner of Akerman LLP. It’s proud of its long standing tradition of being the voice for the minority community. It shares that being the recipient indicates that the CEO has worked hard to build a good company and a recognizable brand within the community.
Ms. Dames is the founder and CEO of Wingspan Seminars, a conflict resolution company that provides prevention and intervention strategies while creating safe environments. She is best known for her work with bullying, violence and family issues however, is proud of her internationally work. She’s experienced training female and youth entrepreneurs but most proud of training ex-militants in the Nigerian Amnesty program in Nigeria, Africa. Her brand also includes producing seminars such as the upcoming parenting conference, Parenting; It’s a Journey, April 5th and a recently launched television show, Conflict Corner TV.
Other honorees were Alvin West, Board Member of the Year, Corporate Business of the Year, Carnival Cruise Lines, The Non-Profit Organization of the Year, Black Hospitality Initiative of Greater Miami and Rising Star of the Year, Fabiola Fleuranvil.