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For Immediate Release:
November 17, 2023
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Ashley Blake
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Chairman Gilbert met with influencers to discuss how they can engage with County programs in latest Roundtable Series event

Chairman Gilbert engaging with influencers  Group photo with influencers along with Chairman Gilbert
Left to Right: Chairman Oliver G. Gilbert, III engages in discussion with influencers at the Influencer Network Brunch on Nov. 9 at PortMiami. Influencers from throughout Miami-Dade County take a photo with Chairman Gilbert during the Roundtable event. (Photos by: Jean Gary Bourdeau//Miami-Dade County)

MIAMI-DADE – Influencers from a variety of disciplines throughout Miami-Dade County met with Chairman Oliver G. Gilbert, III for the Influencer Network Brunch on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023, at PortMiami. As part of the ongoing Chairman Oliver G. Gilbert, III Roundtable Series, Chairman Gilbert engaged with influencers who specialize in a variety of areas including health care, fitness, art, lifestyle, and more.

“I understand the value influencers add to society. Effective influencers are trusted and have an authentic audience that relies on them to share information and make recommendations that help their followers. Government has a responsibility to communicate with all people, and by connecting with influencers, we can reach populations that may not be linked to the resources that can assist them. With my Influencer Network, we are raising awareness and opening the pathway for information and engagement to flow,” said Chairman Gilbert.

During the event, Chairman Gilbert was able to share information with the creators about County programs, such as Miami-Dade County’s Department of Transportation and Public Work’s free fares on all Miami-Dade County public transportation offerings from Nov. 13 to Dec. 31.

Like other roundtable discussions hosted by the Chairman, the conversation allowed for the exchange of ideas and perspectives and welcomed opportunities for collaboration that can positively impact all residents of Miami-Dade County.