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International entertainer Ethan Bortnick star student of Hochberg Preparatory


It was music to the ears of Aventura Marketing Council business and community leaders when they learned the AMC’s March general membership luncheon was going to feature the amazingly talented 12-year-old entertainer extraordinaire Ethan Bortnick. Beyond being an international pianist, composer, singer, humanitarian and star of the feature film Anything is Possible, Bortnick is also a star student at Hochberg Preparatory School, where “the best and brightest learn, explore and excel.”

AMC Chair Cliff Schulman of Weiss, Serota, Helfman helped welcome hundreds of guests gathered at the Trump International Beach Resort along with luncheon co-hosts including Joel Hochberg, benefactor of Hochberg Preparatory; Head of School Dr. Linda Marks; Hochberg Pre-K student Ben Cohen, the youngest AMC member sponsored by his parents Yoav and Izabella Cohen; and Christian Bertot, branch manager of Popular Community Bank in North Miami Beach. Continue reading

2012 – An Exciting Year with AMC

Can it really be 2013? What happened to 2012?


It just seemed to fly by……..our Expo with over 80 exhibitors and 300 members in attendance…. our signature event this past December…our 3rd annual AT&T YOUNG STARS SHOWCASE presented by Northwestern Mutual/Laser Financial at the beautiful Aventura Arts & Cultural Center (who would have expected our amazing your singers to be accompanied by aerialists tumbling down from the ceiling on blue silk ropes!)……


or our monthly Breakfast Meetings, where our head tables were so large that sometimes we had to wrap them around the room…..or our evening networking receptions where we joined forces with other organizations, like our annual Hard Rock Café Talent Show-Down, or our monthly SpeedBiz, meetings where so much business was conducted that members were saying they didn’t need to go to any other group… or our award-winning Continue reading