H.O.T. Challenge  



Presenting Sponsors - $10,000

Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau


Platinum Sponsor - $5,000

Balsera Communications

Comcast Business


InterContinental Miami

Show Technology, Inc. (STI)

Turkel Brands

Gold Sponsor - $3,000

Iberia Bank

Royal Palm South Beach

Silver Sponsor - $2,500

The Beacon Council

Biltmore Hotel

Biscayne Bay Marriott

Brown & Brown of Florida, Inc.

CRA Community Redevelopment Agency

Doubletree Grand Biscayne Bay

Fiduciary Trust Company International

Goldman Properties

Greater Miami & the Beaches Hotel Association

HCP Media

Hilton Miami Airport

Loews Hotel Miami Beach

Menin Hospitality

Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce

Miami New Times

Miami Dolphins Foundation

Miami Marlins

Ocean Bank

Orange Bowl Committee


Shula's Hotel & Golf Club

Southeastern Printing

Sunny Isles Tourism & Marketing Council

Turnberry Isle Miami

Bronze Sponsors - $1,000

Carol Ann Taylor

CONEX Exhibition Services

Expedia, Inc.

Integrated Insight, Inc.

Intercontinental Real Estate

The Jeffrey Group

Logan Capital Management

Maxim Printing

Quadco Printing & Signs


Deluxe Expo: Tables At The Hole & Luncheon - $1,500

AAA Flag & Banner

Expo Table At The Luncheon - $1,000

Academy of Hospitality & Tourism

Associated Printing Productions

Associated Photo & Imaging

Bellak Color Graphics

RES-Q™ Services

Expedia, Inc.


JCO Solutions

Contributing Sponsors

AAA Flag & Banner

ACT Productions

Actors Playhouse

Adrienne Arsht Performing Arts Center

American Airlines



Biltmore Hotel

Boulud Sud Miami

Brustman Carrino PR


Carnival Cruise Line

City Theater

Coco Bambu

CONEX Exhibition Services

The Confidante Miami Beach

Conrad Cartagena

Courtyard by Marriott Miami Downtown/Brickell

Courtyard by Marriott Miami Aventura Mall

CSL International

CTM Media Group

DREAM South Beach


ECO Print, Inc.

Eden Roc Cap Cana

Estiatorio Milos


Fairchild Tropical Garden

Fiesta Cruises

The Fillmore Miami Beach

Gisela Marti

Go Green Document Solutions

Halo Branded Solutions

Hard Rock Café Miami

Hard Rock Punta Cana

Hilton Garden Miami Beach

Hyatt Place Miami West/Doral

Hyatt Regency Miami

JW Marriott Marquis

JW Marriott Miami

Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel



Loews Miami Beach

Marriott Miami Dadeland

Miami Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

Miami Seaquarium

Mondrian South Beach

One Limo Alliance

Perez Art Museum (PAMM)

Personius & Company

The Plymouth Miami Beach

Polga Medical Group

Pullman Miami Airport


Regions Bank

Residence Inn by Marriott Aventura Mall

ResQ Services

Retha Boone

The Miami Sightseeing Pass

Solo Printing

Soul Cycle



The Purse Lady

Travel Trackers, Inc.

Wines for Humanity

Woosh Water

Yavo Enterprises

Hosted at:
Miami Beach Golf Club
Significant Partnership Support From:
  American Airlines
Benefiting & Supporting
The Black Hospitality Scholarship Fund
  Black Hospitality Initiative