The Beacon Council recently held a day-long forum on the pros and cons of destination resort casino gambling. Local 10's Christina Vazquez sat down with the Beacon Council's President & CEO Frank Nero to get his take on the debate.
About the Beacon Council:
"The Beacon Council :: Miami-Dade County's Official Economic Development Partnership
As Miami-Dade County's official economic development partnership, The Beacon Council is charged with bringing new, job-generating investments to the community, while assisting existing businesses in their efforts to expand. By doing this, The Beacon Council facilitates the creation of quality jobs for each and every resident of Miami-Dade County.
Since its creation in 1985, The Beacon Council has assisted over 800 companies which have created more than 55,000 direct jobs, retained more than 16,000 existing jobs, and added more than $2.8 billion in new capital investment to our community.
These are just a few of the companies that have benefited from The Beacon Council's location or expansion services: Caterpillar, Porsche, Federal Express, Burger King, Ryder Systems, Inc., Goya, Bertram Yachts, BD BioSciences and Discovery Channel Latin America."
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