Once a quiet suburban area just west of
Friday, September 18, 2015 9:36 AM by Kitty Oliver
The recent National Urban League Conference attracted near record-breaking attendance of visitors. During its first visit to the area, the event featured speakers such as UL President and CEO Marc Morial, presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton, Jeb Bush, Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley, and dynamic leadership summits for young professionals
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 11:18 AM by Kitty Oliver
Professional dancer, choreographer and producer Pablo Malco is passionate about Duende, the eclectic countywide weekend showcase of artistic creativity that will cap off Broward County's 100-year anniversary celebration October 2-4.
Malco is a member of the Creative Minds Team of five professional artists, creative entrepreneurs and artist-collaborators with expansive careers in all areas of the visual and performing arts who are at the helm of the event. They have developed a unique approach to showcase local talent in a series of events and
Monday, May 18, 2015 9:37 AM by Kitty Oliver
Funded in partnership with the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau (GFLCVB), the exhibit will remain on permanent display in the library's entrance to the gallery which features revolving shows by artists from the African Diaspora. It is dedicated to Samuel F. Morrison as "a visionary" who helped to
Monday, March 2, 2015 12:27 PM by Kitty Oliver
The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau is gearing up to salute Black women in March with a lineup of events featuring some of the top movers and shakers in the U.S. today.
Black Enterprise magazine is predicting a record-breaking attendance of close to 1,000 participants for its 10th Annual Women of Power Summit March 2-5, convening for the first time on Fort Lauderdale beach with the CVB as host/sponsor. This year's event features a high-powered roster of top-level African American women in global finance, leadership
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 3:31 PM by Kitty Oliver
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 11:21 AM by Kitty Oliver
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (AKA) has been linked with the success of Black tennis since the founding of the American Tennis Association (ATA) in 1916. So it seems fitting that AKA has joined in a partnership with the oldest African American recreational sports organization in the U.S. to preserve the history and promote the future of Black tennis, especially for youth.
Alpha Kappa Alpha chapter leaders in the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County area have announced support for making the area the new permanent home for the ATA with the
Monday, March 25, 2013 9:23 AM by Kitty Oliver
Relationships. That's what makes Greater Fort Lauderdale a leader in attracting socially-conscious African American and Caribbean travelers to the area. Tourism aligns with cultural and economic development to offer memorable experiences for visitors who come for conferences, family reunions, or fun vacations.
The relationship that has evolved between the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau and the city of Miami Gardens around the annual mega-music fest Jazz in the Gardens every March is a prime example.