About Us

South Florida: Your Global Business Connection

Strategically located between Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean, Europe and the Pacific Rim, South Florida is one of the world’s most important gateways for international commerce. With a fast-growing population of more than 6.0 million full-time residents, South Florida is also one of the most vibrant domestic markets in the United States.  Today, the three South Florida counties – Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach – are home to approximately 1,200 multinationals from throughout the world, as well as numerous Fortune 500 companies. Our top industry clusters include:

Our regional assets include a highly skilled, multilingual workforce, international airports and seaports, and world-class Internet and telecommunications access. The region has an exceptional quality of life with year-round outdoor activities, arts, culture and sport activities. You will find a wide range of housing options, from beachfront condominiums to suburban single-family homes.

Whether it’s through programs such as small business assistance, services for women and minority owned businesses or expedited permitting for companies needing to relocate or expand, you will find local governments with a strong record of providing the foundation for businesses to succeed. South Florida’s government leaders have long been on the cutting edge of supporting business location and growth by planning, funding, building and maintaining the infrastructure that is so vital to a strong economy. Not content to rest on past successes, local communities are establishing programs to continue to make South Florida the place to live and work now and in the years to come.

South Florida is business friendly and we invite you to take advantage of our region’s dynamic business climate and consider relocating or expanding your company in South Florida: Your Global Business Connection.

For more information about South Florida as a global business connection, please click on any of the links below to download a brochure in that language:










For more information, please go to:

www.beaconcouncil.com (The Beacon Council:  Miami-Dade County)

www.gflalliance.org  (Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance)

www.bdb.org   (Business Development Board of Palm Beach County)