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For Immediate Release:
November 28, 2012

Media Contact:
Fernando Figueredo

Mark Jones

Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez joins the United States Olympic Committee to host Americas Best Practices Symposium For National Olympic Committees of the Americas


Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez will welcome the executive board and delegates from the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) attending the “Americas Best Practices Symposium on National Olympic Committee (NOC) Management and Sport Performance” on Thursday, November 29, at 8:30 a.m., at the Conrad Hilton, 1395 Brickell Avenue, in Miami.

“Miami-Dade County is truly thrilled for the opportunity to host delegates from all over the Americas,” said Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez. “Our vibrant community represents a joining of the rich and diverse Pan American cultures, making it the perfect backdrop for this important symposium.”

The symposium will provide a forum for NOC’s from countries in the Americas to share best practices in key functional areas that are essential to the success of an Olympic Committee.  PASO also joins the USOC as a co-host of the event.  Holding this very important event in Miami is in line with the Mayor’s focus to continue positioning Miami as a leading global city.  

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez and CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee, Scott Blackmun, will be available for interviews.

Who: Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez

What:Partners with the U.S. Olympic Committee to host best practices symposium

When: November 29, 2012, 8:30 a.m.

Where:Conrad Hilton
1395 Brickell Avenue



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