The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce is a proactive chamber that is considered the voice of business in South Florida. They proudly represent more than 400,000 employees of member companies. The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce is widely respected for its extraordinary record of economic development and community improvement. The committees within the chamber of commerce are domestic business development, governmental affairs, international business development, leadership programs plus marketing and member services.
The South Florida Progress Foundation was created in 1968 by the members of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. The purpose of creating the foundation was to conduct projects, studies and programs that is of importance to providing the best urban environment for all citizens of Miami, including Wynwood. The foundation is still going strong today and has funded programming for projects that improve race relations, hurricane recovery, cooperation among local higher education institutions, future leaders topical issues and intervention programs for at-risk youth. The South Florida Progress Foundation’s core mission is to set priorities, identify top issues and develop solutions through programmatic activity.
The Wynwood Art District Association was established in 2003. It is the association of art institutions, museums, galleries, collections, studios and alternative art spaces in the Wynwood community. During the evening of every second Saturday of each month, Wynwood Art District venues open to the public for the monthly gallery walk within the neighborhood. Artists and gallery owners who have their venue located within the Wynwood Art District are welcome to apply to become a member of the association. To become a member contact the association online via the email contact address listed on their website. Provide your venue information and a quick paragraph giving details about your venue, plus include a link to your website. Membership acceptance depends on the decision of up to three members visiting your venue and finding that you meet the expectation and fulfillment of the mission statement.