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For Immediate Release:
March 31, 2014
Media Contact:
Fernando Figueredo

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez and Barcelona Mayor Xavier Trias to Sign Friendship City Agreement on April 2nd

(MIAMI, March 31, 2014) – Mayors Carlos A. Gimenez and Xavier Trias are signing a friendship and cooperation agreement between Miami-Dade County and the City of Barcelona, which will strengthen commercial, cultural, educational, and technological relations between the communities. Additionally, an agreement between the Marine Industry Association of South Florida (MIASF) and the Barcelona Cluster Nautic (BCN) will be signed with their respective Executive Directors and the Mayors as witnesses.  This agreement will promote and enhance all marine related businesses, events and boating lifestyle between the two communities. Miami-Dade County Commissioner Javier D. Souto and Municipal Corporation of Barcelona General Secretary Jordi Cases are also participating in Wednesday, April 2, 10:00 a.m., signing ceremony at the Stephen P. Clark Center.

Miami-Dade County Carlos A. Gimenez
Miami-Dade County Javier D. Souto
City of Barcelona Mayor Xavier Trias
Municipal Corporation of Barcelona General Secretary Jordi Cases
Phil Purcell, MIASF Executive Director
Tony TiĆ³, President of BCN
Friendship City Agreement and Martine Industry Agreements Signing Ceremony
April 02, 2014, 10:00 a.m.
Stephen P. Clark Center
111 NW 1st Street
29th Floor
Miami, FL 33128