BASF Teams up with ABC and Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez….July 15 Breakfast….

(MIAMI, July 14, 2015) – Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez, Associated Builders & Contractors and Builders Association of South Florida invite you to join them to discuss how to best engage private industry in addressing workforce development and unemployment in Miami-Dade County at the Employ Miami-Dade Forum Wednesday, July 15 at 8:30 a.m., at the Miami Dade College North Campus, 11380 NW 27 Avenue, in Miami.

WHO: Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez
Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc.
Builders Association of South Florida

WHAT: Employ Miami-Dade Forum, WHEN: July 15, 2015, 8:30 a.m., WHERE: Miami Dade College, North Campus, Conference Room 3249, 11380 NW 27 Avenue, Miami, Florida 33167



Adonel Concrete

Adonel President Luis Garcia (center) accepts the Top Business of the Year Award presented by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce.

Adonel Concrete was named the Top Business of the Year (50+ employees) by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce during its recently held Top Entrepreneurial Awards ceremony. The Top Entrepreneurial Awards program celebrates South Florida’s entrepreneurial spirit and rich cultural diversity. “It’s a great honor for Adonel Concrete to be recognized by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce,” said Luis Garcia, president. “The Chamber continues to be a catalyst for improving the economic vitality of South Florida. Its impact on enhancing economic opportunities and the quality of life in our community is immeasurable.”

Perla Lichi

perlaPerla Lichi, ASID is a renowned interior designer who has designed hundreds of luxury homes and palaces around the world. A specialist in art history, color, and space planning, she creates sumptuous, richly detailed interiors that many refer to as having “The Perla Lichi Look.” Clients include doctors, lawyers, entrepreneurs and business people, well-known figures in the world of sports and entertainment, and royalty.
She is a champion of encouraging people to hire a professional interior designer and has given presentations in the USA and international venues. She was recently named spokesperson for high-end decorative hardware producer Bronces Mestre of Valencia, Spain. She is the exclusive UAE distributor of Enkeboll Fine Architectural woodcarvings, made in Carson, CA.
She has published four popular coffee table books, most recently, Palaces. Three previous books were published in a series entitled “Beautiful Rooms.” Her work has been widely celebrated in magazines, newspapers, television, radio and personal appearances around the world. Her book, Palaces was recently featured in The New York Times and two prestigious Middle East publications—Arabesque and Lamasat—feature her work in almost every issue! Today she continues to expand the Perla Lichi brand through her design work and the development of proprietary lines including fabrics, custom throws, furniture, and more.

Some Professional Memberships and Affiliations
Florida State licensed interior designer, FL License No.1727, American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), Florida Atlantic Building Association (BASF), American Hotel & Lodging Association, Allied Member US Green Building Council Member, Professional Consultant Interior Design for LEEDS Projects