“This event celebrates the best of the best in our area,” says Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce President Dan Lindblade. “Broward County attracts top-notch talent, and Salute to Business is one way of thanking those who work so tirelessly to create jobs and ensure our community thrives.”
This year’s winners were selected from six categories: international business, marine/entertainment, Broward business, non-profit, diversity in business and technology. A Rising Leader was also recognized for his or her efforts to raise funds for a Leadership Fort Lauderdale scholarship.
“My commitment and connection to the community of Fort Lauderdale and the work of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce runs deep,” said Arminda “Mindy” Figueroa, Founder & CEO of L2L. L2L is a proud recipient of past prestigious recognitions by the Chamber including a two-time winner of the Established Small Business Award among others.
‘My career has been focused on generating awareness of the essential role of the multicultural market in corporate America and it is a fact that a direct correlation exists between diversity and increased sense of loyalty to brand, innovation and most importantly, ROI for those companies that embrace it.”