Friday, October 6, 2023 – 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Miami International Airport
North Terminal Auditorium
COMTO Miami will recognize the achievements and contributions of Hispanic American champions who have inspired others to achieve success. Every year, from September 15 to October 15, the US celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month. This is an opportunity to reflect on the contributions of the Hispanic community to the country. The 2023 theme is “Latinos: Driving Prosperity, Power, and Progress in America.”. Join us for a fun-filled luncheon with food, entertainment by the Miami Gold Mariachi band, and music by DJ Emmanuel as we celebrate the rich heritage and many accomplishments of Hispanics in Transportation. The event will be held at the Miami International Airport in the North Terminal Auditorium. Enter at American Airlines Terminal Door 1 and take elevator / escalator to the 4th floor. Parking will be validated.
Charles George Scholarship Golf Tournament
Saturday, October 21, 2023 – 7:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Join us on Saturday, October 21, 2023, at the Jacaranda Golf Club, located at 9200 West Broward Blvd. in Plantation, Florida for the COMTO Miami Charles George Scholarship Golf Tournament. The Tournament is Scramble format. Registration starts at 7:00 am and Shotgun starts at 8:00 am. Cost is $175 / player of $600 / team. The cost for the Scholarship Luncheon is $60 per person. For registration and more information, contact William Texidor at 786-516-1118.
The Tournament continues to be a means of assisting students (sometimes first generational) to pursue a degree. The chapter named its tournament after its Founder, Charles George, who established the chapter in 1986 and is also an avid golfer. Mr. George continues to actively engage with the chapter’s activities.
Monies raised from the Golf Tournament are used for the COMTO Miami Scholarship Fund which helps local students as well as the National Scholarship Fund. This year, as families stretch to pay rising tuition costs to keep their outstanding students on course, COMTO Miami needs your support more than ever.
Visit our Sponsor page for details on how to donate.
NATIONAL COMTO WEEK
Monday – Friday, November 6 – 10, 2023
Our annual membership drive on November 6-10, 2023 will provide creative activities to showcase the benefits of membership and encourage participation. This week brings diverse transportation industry professionals across modes and disciplines to the COMTO family. Events will be held at various locations as well as online to enhance COMTO’s image and mission.
COMTO Week highlights unique benefits for all stakeholders:
• Agencies: Gain COMTO as an equity partner to actualize agency equity, diversity, inclusion and workforce development initiatives
• Private Sector: Access to curated network of diverse career candidates for recruitment
• Historically Underutilized Business: Representation on National efforts to ensure equitable contracting opportunities for HUBS
• Academic Institutions: Individualized support for research and academic initiatives
• Individuals: Career advancement and professional development
• Students: No cost, Access to scholarship, paid-internship and employment opportunities
Air, Land & Sea: Partners in Transportation Business Engagement Symposium
Wednesday, November 8, 2023 – 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM
The Air, Land & Sea Symposium will bring Small Minority-owned and Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUBs) interested in doing business with Miami-Dade County (MDC) together with the transportation leaders of MDC and companies from the private sector to discuss MDC transportation project opportunities. The symposium will include informative and interactive matching sessions by transportation mode in which the small minority-owned business members will engage with project leaders and administrators to ensure project readiness. Participants include the Miami-Dade Aviation Department, Department of Transportation & Public Works, Port Miami and Greater Miami Expressway Agency.
an evening of gratitude
Friday, November 10, 2023 - 6:00 PM
Join us as we honor minority leaders, COMTO members and supporters.
Get your tickets here! or Contact: Sandra @786-290-8111
comto Charles George Scholarship Golf Tournament
October 21, 2023, 7:00 am
Let's start something great together.
The mission of COMTO is to ensure a level playing field and maximum participation in the transportation industry for minority individuals, businesses and communities of color through advocacy, information sharing, training, education and professional development. BECOME A MEMBER TODAY!
The Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) was created to provide a forum for minority professionals in the transportation industry. COMTO’s membership includes individuals, groups, transportation agencies, private sector corporations, non-profit organizations, and Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUBs).