Articles by David McDonald


Sink or Swim; Miami is on the clock

For reasons that don’t have a clear explanation, it has taken me and my staff a total of five months to obtain the mean sea…


New Wave Mexican Eatery, Lolo’s Surf Cantina

Lolo’s Surf Cantina, a Baja-inspired Mexican eatery, located in Miami Beach’s South of Fifth neighborhood at Marriott Stanton South Beach, is now open for nightly…


New Fitness Program at the Confidante Hotel

Miami Beach’s popular lifestyle hotel, The Confidante, has teamed up with celebrated health and wellness group V Art of Wellness to create a dynamic program…


Vercetti Enterprises

Twelve years ago, Danny Vercetti, had a vision for a start-up company. Today, with the help of two colleagues, Edward Kiejliches and Christopher Cobas, Vercetti…


The President’s Corner

Greetings! I’m Jerry Libbin and serve as the President & CEO of the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce. Below are some exciting new developments regarding…


Letter from the Chair

At the Chamber’s annual meeting in October, I spoke about our organization playing a greater role in the community’s changes, now and in the future….


Wellness Programs with Colonial Life

The more employees who participate in a wellness program, the higher the potential return. Ideally, 90 percent or more of the workforce would be in…