Greater Miami Chamber presents Top Minority Business Awards

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The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce honored the winners of the Top Minority Business Awards on Mar. 13 at Jungle Island.

The awards luncheon highlights and celebrates South Florida’s minority business community and the steadfast spirit of entrepreneurship. The businesses represent a variety of industries and showcase the region’s rich diversity.

Ten companies received awards in the following categories:

Community Involvement (small company) — Concepcion, Martinez & Bellido (CMB); Community Involvement (large company) — Gus Machado Ford;

Emerging Business of the Year — Icebox Cafe at MIA LLC;

On the Map–Miami and Beyond — Eberjey;

On the Map–Miami and Beyond — Activ Doctors Online (ACTIV);

Outstanding CEO of the Year — Carolina Angarita, global CEO of Ennovva;

Outstanding Minority Business of the Year (small company) —; Outstanding Minority Business of the Year (large company) — Simply Healthcare Plans; Business Corporate Champion — Florida Blue, and

Business Corporate Champion — Holland & Knight.

Also recognized were: Adonel Concrete; All Florida Paper Inc.; Alpha 1 Staffing/Search Firm LLC; Ascendo Resources; Beatriz Cilantro Salsa Corp.; Brickell Motors; Britto Central Inc.; Burnett Process Inc.; CAREERXCHANGE; Circle of One Marketing; College of Business and Technology; Colliers International South Florida; Delancyhill PA; Design2Form; Dibia Athletic Development; Dirt Pros; DLG Engineering Inc. Down-to-Earth Technologies Inc.; The Executive Hunter’s Group Inc; Eymaq Inc.; Future Force Personnel; GDI Technology Inc.; Gomez Ossa; International LLC; Headquarter Toyota; HNM Medical; ICABA Media Holdings LLC; IGC International Consulting Group Inc.; IMR Development Corp; Infante Zumpano; Integrity Health Services; International Security & Trading Corp.; Interactive Plus Content Inc.; Insurance Marketers Inc.; JeffreyGroup; Law Offices of Alexis Gonzalez PA; Let’s Get Laced Inc.; Lilly & Associates International; Logistical Outsourcing Inc.; M. Gill & Associates Inc.; Marcum LLP; Marmol Export, USA; Metro Ford Inc.; Microsoft; Omechaye, LLC; OR Supplements USA LLC; Peace Love World; The Pepsom Group Inc.; Perez-Abreu Aguerrebere Sueiro & Torres PL; Picasso Embroidery Systems Inc.; Planning Consultants Group; Popular Community Bank; ProTranslating; Recapturing the Vision Int’l Inc.; Rojas Law Firm LLP; Sarraff & Son Inc.; Shiraz Events; Sonshine Communications; South Florida Boxing; Thornton Construction Company Inc.; Trias Flowers & Gifts; United Data Technologies; V Georgio International; Verdeja & De Armas LLP; VSBrooks Advertising; Webley’s Interiors; Weiss Alden & Polo PA; Wingspan Seminars LLC; Zap Logistics, and Zubi Advertising.

The 2013 Top Minority Business Awards were made possible by presenting sponsor: Bank of America; gold sponsor: The Miami Herald/El Nuevo Herald; silver sponsors: Baptist Health South Florida; Kaufman Rossin Co.; bronze sponsors: All Florida Paper; Ascendo Resources; CBT College; Florida International University; Gus Machado Ford; Holland & Knight; Lilly and Associates International; Marcum LLP; supporting sponsors: CareerXChange; Communis Creative; Compuquip Technologies Inc./Check Point Software Technologies LTD.; Genovese, Joblove & Battista PA; MDO Partners; Simply Healthcare Plans; Victoria & Associates Career Services Inc.; Zubi Advertising and in partnership with the South Florida Progress Foundation.

For information about the Top Minority Business Awards and applications for next year, contact Christina Flores at 305-577- 5451 or

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