South Florida’s prosperous economy continues to grow because of its trade infrastructure, access to global markets, business tax environment, culture and diversity, and its entrepreneurial and talented workforce. Even so, many of the region’s residents are not fully employed or connected to the larger economy. The region has a long tradition of entrepreneurship and small business success. What are the benefits of attracting and retaining larger businesses and increasing interest and spending in sectors such as research and technological development? How do we define business size and what local characteristics attract larger businesses? How do we make sure that we continue to concurrently support smaller businesses in these efforts?

Miami-Dade County

Monroe County