Manchester Business School, Known for its Global MBA Program, Announces its Sponsorship of BritWeek Miami

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BritWeek, a Los Angeles event since 2007, expands to Miami

Since Manchester Business School has a center in Miami, it’s only natural that this school would roll out the welcome mat during BritWeek visits Miami, which runs from March 7 – 14.

“Manchester offers their Global MBA program in seven cities around the world,” explains Melissa Holland, the director of the Miami center. “Miami was selected as a location because of the city’s international business focus and that also makes it the perfect location for BritWeek. We’re proud to be a bronze sponsor of the event.”

When you consider that half of Miami’s population was born abroad and that it has the largest concentration of international banks in the country, it’s no wonder the Brookings Institution calls Miami ‘a sophisticated global market.’ In addition, more than 300 British-affiliated companies operate in Florida.

This is the type of environment where The Manchester Business School thrives. The school offers their Global MBA degree at locations in Manchester, Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Sao Paulo and Miami. Designed for international executives, the program combines face-to-face workshops with an interactive online environment. Students can attend all of their workshops in one city or take classes at any of the other locations.

“For future business leaders that operate in an increasingly global environment, the international exposure offered by Manchester Business School’s Global MBA program is invaluable,” says Ravi Gudipati, an engineering team leader for Parker Hannifin Corporation who is enrolled at the Miami center.

Events are planned throughout Miami to showcase British influence in business innovation, technology, trade, design, art, sport, architecture, music, fashion and culture.

BritWeek Visits Miami Calendar

March 7 -- UKTI Business Innovation Awards and Gala Dinner – Black tie event recognizing most innovative British companies doing business in Florida. Presented before audience of elite international commercial players. Venue: Private residence, Miami Beach.

March 8 -- UK / Miami / Brazil Business Conference – In conjunction with the British American Business Council (BABC) of Miami, this business conference will focus on strategic relationship between economic powerhouses and celebrate 2012 Olympics legacy as we look ahead to Rio. Venue: Intercontinental Hotel, Miami.

March 9 -- The 2013 Miami International Film Festival presents 'Day of the Flowers' – directed by two-time BAFTA winner, John Roberts

March 9 -- An Afternoon with Asprey – private reception hosted by Setai Hotel in Miami Beach and British luxury brand Asprey

March 9 and 10 -- British Invasion at the World Golf Championship - Cadillac Golf Championships, Doral

March 11 -- BABC Miami presents 'Sundowners at the Urban Beach House' – Business networking reception hosted by British Consul General Kevin McGurgan. Venue: The Hoxton

March 12 -- BritWeek visits Miami at Cruise Shipping Miami 2013 – CruiseBritian and UKTI join forces to host a classic British 'Street Party' in celebration of the UK delegation attending the cruise industry's premier global conference. Venue: Miami Beach Convention Center

March 13 -- London's Tech City Two Years On: Lessons Learned from the Digital Capital of Europe" - UKTI hosts networking luncheon and informative panel discussion with UK and Florida technology executives. Event will take place prior to the official launch of the 2013 Entrepreneurs' Organization’s Miami University.

March 14 -- Britweek visits Miami at the 11th Annual Beacon Council Gala Awards BritWeek visits Miami will present awards honoring senior business executives

March 14 -- BritWeek visits Miami Closing Party: "A Celebration of the UK Creative Industries" BritWeek visits Miami's finale event. British-themed party in celebration of UK creative industries will transform Soho Beach House's palm-covered Tiki bar into a traditional British pub with Beatles tribute band performance. Attendees will include hundreds of VIP leaders representing top British businesses and brands in Florida

About BritWeek
BritWeek, Inc., a 501(C)3 Organization, was formed to educate the general public about the contributions of the British to California in particular and the United States in general, and to do other and various good (public) works. In furtherance of these endeavors, they host and publicly support a number of events open to the general public that focus on the British contribution to film, fashion, music, the automotive industry and science. In addition to the foregoing educational mission, they also host an annual charity event, the proceeds of which become a grant in support of a major charitable cause.

About Manchester Business School Miami
Manchester Business School Miami provides MBA students with a truly unique program. Students enrolled in the part time global MBA program have the flexibility to study in an interactive online learning environment plus take part in face-to-face workshops with students from across the globe. Manchester Business School is ranked in the top 30 in the world by Financial Times and is accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. Students have the option of attending all of their classes at the Miami center or they can combine their work in Miami with classes in Brazil, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, UAE and UK. No other global MBA program offers this unique mix of online flexibility plus international locations, faculty and students. To learn more about the global MBA program, visit http://miami.mbs.ac.uk/Programs/ParttimeGlobalMBA.aspx

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