SUCCESS/SAVVY

Featuring Oscar Rivera of Siegfried, Rivera, Lerner, De La Torre & Sobel, P.A.,

SUCCESS/SALUD

Featuring Dr. Carlos Lavernia Orthopaedic Institute at Mercy Hospital

SUCCESS/A La Mode

Featuring Marisol Gomez

SUCCESS_BALANCE

Featuring Lisette Beraja of Beraja Counseling

SUCCESS/At Your Best

Featuring Zurami Pascual of Boca Tanning Club

SUCCESS/BON VOYAGE

Featuring Miami Drive, Maikel Rodriguez of Brickell Travel

SUCCESS/Esthetic

Featuring Dinho of Studio D Salon

SUCCESS/OASIS

Featuring Concept Realty, AVE LLC, Giulietta Ulloa, Brigitte de Langeron, Ana Somarriba, Miriam Poggio

SUCCESS/ FINANCE

Featuring Adorno, Damas & Associates

Success/Connoisseur

Featuring Zuma Miami

Success/Creative

Featuring Green Grass

Entrepreneur

Featuing Claudia Miyar

Top Talent

Featuring William Lai & Olga Pizz of Dynamica Architecture + Interior Design Corp, Carla Oporta & Karla Rodriguez of Mitchell Gold & Bob Williams Furniture, Robin Annon of California Closets, Andreina Gonzalez of COMPAC The Surfaces Company, Tatiana Marinkovic & Maria Jose Valdivieso of Marinkovic & Valdivieso Design

Business Luxe

The new JW Marriott Marquis Miami sets the bar for luxurious business accommodations and amenities in the heart of the city. - Featuring Paul Pebley

The Real Deal

Featuring Bett ina Veitch & Janet Tralins, Esther Prat, Daniel Gaviria, Maria A. Laviosa, Giuliett a Ulloa, Mindy Pordes, Michael Jay Internoscia, Miriam Poggio, Leonor Mendoza

Surreal Estate

This breathtaking South Florida residence is spectacular inside and out thanks to an abundance of attention to detail and superior materials, design and architecture throughout. But what really sets it apart is the fact that it can be yours.- Featuring Engel & Volkers

Ace

Featuring Dwight Elliott of Strayer University, Peter Cohen of Riviera Schools,

City Suave

Featuring Ventuno Contributors - Nick Garcia, Claudia Sanz, Dinho Payan, Gary B, Angela Bonilla, Alvaro Peralta

The Metropolis Man

Edgardo Defortuna is positioned atop Miami’s real estate scene at the helm of South Florida’s largest real estate firm, Fortune International Realty. But his journey to the top wasn’t paved in gold, no matter how luxurious his portfolio of properties may seem.

Brand Power

Levy Advertising and Levy Communications take brand awareness to new heights thanks to their unique take on buzz creation combined with the proven strategies they’ve developed and fine-tuned for nearly four decades.

Encounters @ Sports Club L/A Miami

The University of Miami Hospital hosted an exclusive holiday networking event at The Sports Club/LA-Miami for doctors and medical field workers to socialize with one another. 1. Hector Jimenez, Jacqueline Gomez & Don Wolfe 2. Stephanie Moss & Enrique Serrano 3. Errol Douglas & Kymberlee Manni 4. Carol & William O’Neall 5. Denise Morea, Bernardo Lopez & Sandra Chaparro 6. Jonathan D’Oledo & Pedro de la Rosa 7. Ernie & Carolina D’Escoubet 8. Bob Alberto, Stephanie Eschenbacher & Vinny Ecavo 9. Victor Vega, Stephen Friedman & Alejandro Polaina 10. Jan Novar, Mike Novar & Laurie Kaufman 11. Shilla Ghersi, Juan Carlos Londono & Claudia Martinez 12. Kymberlee Manni & Mike Katsnelson 13. Luisa Guzman & Jennie Molina 14. Moises & Ines Goldszmidt 15. Ruben Weisson, CFP Alejandro Ferrari (best of the new world award), Steve Mosse (best in show award) and Claudio Abate (best of the old world award) 16. Alejandro Vilasuso & Jesus Gonzalez 17. Richard Crisonino & Ana Maria Capicchioni 18. Giselle Jimenez & Cindy Jimenez 19. Antonio Dorian & Jean Carlos Jimenez 20. Carol O’Neall & David Zambrana

Encounters @ Design District

The 2011 Audi A8 took center stage at the Design District with a very private party to celebrate its launch. Among the guests were South Florida auto aficionados and industry VIPs. 1. Gladiz Wiles, Fredy Wiles and Al Vasquez 2. Andrew Lipman and Johan de Nysschen 3. Martha Luia Flores and Jaime Florez 4. Anja Kaehny, Teresa Bravo, Sarah Toycen 5. Don Stephenson, Ileana Muniz and Jeff Kuhiman 6. Michelle Jannone, Marlen Bedoya, Johan de Nysschen, Louise Griffiths 7. Matthew Phenix, Hewrik Holm Pedersen and Anthony Foulk 8. Paul Borden, Virginia Borden and Johan de Nysschen 9. Javier Motta and Bill Adam.

Encounters @ Green Grass

Green Grass united fashion with art for a good cause to benefit a toy drive to benefit the children of Haiti. 1. Claudia Sanz, Edna Berger, Vicky Echeverry and Isa Zapata 2. Bridgett Sanchez, Kim bacardi, April Bolet and Dana Mark 3. Angela Bonilla, Nick Garcia and Lorena Holguin 4. Astrid Poletti, Brenda Pelaez and Stefano Filetti 5. Claudia Sanz and Francesca Icarus 6. Juliana Coll, Diana Galvis and Carolina Pacheco 7. David Candido, Claudia Sanz, Carlos Sanz, and Francesca Belluomini 8. Norma Castillo, Vincent de Paul, Kim Bacardi and April Polet

Encounters w/ Brilliance Realty Group

Brilliance Realty Group hosted their annual holiday party at the Conrad Hotel to honor associates and clients. 1. Leonor Mendoza, Jaciel Garduno and Sheila Bokstein 2. Rosa Ponte and Ricardo Simpson 3. Alejandro Varela and Sidle Roldan 4. Juan Carlos Saavedra and Catalina Bueno 5. Marco Rodriguez, Patricia Millan, Paola Sanchez and Sebastian Sanchez 6. Jorge Nogues and Marena Leon 7. Stella Chavez and Daniel Lopez 8. Juan Doria and Maria Vidal 9. Ana Martinez and Carlos Visbal 10. Catalina Navarro and Santiago Lizarazo 11. Alejandro Polonia and Leonor Mendoza

Encounters @ Sabadell Financial Center

The Sabadell Financial Center hosted a special gallery along with 1111 Brickell Office, LLC, and MD Datran Management to ring in the holiday season with friends and colleagues. 1. Joseph Ciura, James Levy, Tirza Jova, Alejandra Pedrol 2. Caroline Doura, Kris Doura, Stella Ireton 3. David St. Louis, Diane Alvarez, Ryan C. Weber 4. Brad W. McMorris, Lawrence Alexander 5. Damaso Munoz, Brad W. McMorris, Lawrence Alexander, Steven F. Arch 6. Fernando Cacabels, Michelle Arce, Claribeth Feliciano, Julian Knight 7. Carolina Nino, Herly Tejada, Jessie Santos 8. Evelyn House, Yamani Santos, Guissel Velez 9. Jim Pagliaroli, Laura Vargas, Alex Forne

Encounters w/ Florida Association

The Florida Association of Criminal Defense hosted a lawyer’s bench and bar mixer to meet and mingle. 1. Judge Antonio Marin, Judge Robin Faber, Judge Jose Fernandez & Jude M. Faccidomo 2. Bonnie Riley & Administrative Judge Bertila Soto 3. David Kubiliun & Brian Tannebaum 4. Joicelyn Brown, Arthur Jones, U.S. District Court Judge Marcia Cooke & Vincent Farina 5. Beatriz Llorente & Sheryl Lowenthal 6. Public Defender Carlos Martinez & Adriana Collado-Hudak 7. Judge Yvonne Colodny, Judge Stanford Blake, Richard Sharpstein & Marc Morris 8. Ken Swartz & Hector Flores 9. Rick Freedman & Judge Brownwyn Miller 10. Frances Faccidomo & Jude M. Faccidomo

Encounters @ Concept Realty

Recently, Concept International Realty officially launched their new office with a full tour of the impressive space for friends, family, colleagues and clients. 1. Marco Romagnoli, Maria Antonieta Laviosa & Roberto Romagnoli 2. Bernardo Alterman & Miguel Velazquez 3. Fiorella Lucca & Anneliesse Velazquez 4. Marco Romagnoli & Javier Sabao 5. Nayula Ruiz & Frank Ballon 6. Jorge & Patti Otero 7. Patricia, Carlos and Carolina Acevedo 8. Andreina Zambrano & Alex Berg 9. Gladis Gonzalez & Pedro Gomez 10. William Vela, Valerie Allalo & Valentina Urdaneta

Encounters @ Simon Wiesenthal Center

Several hundred South Floridians celebrated the reopening of the Simon Wiesenthal Center Southern Region, and enjoyed the dramatic documentary Winston Churchill: Walking With Destiny. 1. Tamar Kohn Marks, Rabbi May, Deborah Kaye 2. Bonnie Schur, Sidney Myers 3. Florence and Robert Werner 4. Mikki and Morris Futernick 5. Norman Braman and Tamar Kohn Marks 6. Michael and Raquel Scheck 7. Robert and Fran Berrin 8. Rosi and Saby Behar 9. Zenaida and Moreno Habif

Encounters w/ Isa Zapata

Isa Zapata, Julian Chang, Lisa Pliner and Romero Britto were feaured at the 7th Annual Master’s Mystery Art BShow during Art Basel at The Ritz-Carlton South Beach. 1. Johana Cure, Artist Isa Zapata, Lorena Coyle 2. Andres Santos, Adriana Rodriguez 3. Julian Chang, Viviana Gabeiras, Joseph Vasile 4. Sergio Estrada, Angela Suarez, General Consul of Colombia 5. Dan Markow, Louis Chiavacci, Josh Moodi, Owen Parr 6. Keith & Lorraine Bolton 7. Elizabeth Baldi, Hugh Burkett, Karolina Lundberg 8. Jean Marie Echemendia, Greg Kouri, Katya Segovia 9. Luis Guariguata, Adriana Castro 10. Jacek Kolasinski, Iris Sarria, Karen Fuller 11. Stacy Engman, Lorena Coyle

Encounters @ Ventuno

Some of Ventuno’s best-dressed VIPs gathered to network and take a look at the exclusive Italian men’s executive and social attire collection. 1. Lucia, Elias, Diego, Samy Marouki 2. Jose Ponte and Rafael Rodriguez 3. Jerry Applegate and Effi Shalom 4. Lucila Anderson and Creonice Lawson 5. Marina Amoretti, Maribel Valdez and Tatiana Acuna 6. Steven Kadoch, Laura Zarama and Daniel Liste 7. Nicole Shelley and Bob Arnold 8. Rick and Nilda Hernandez 9. Allen Stein and Gabrielle Conea 10. Antonio Pineiro, Maria Napoles and Tony Cabrera 11. Sach Khanna & Daniel Vaisman 12. Emilio Choppin and Jason Dapko 13. Wilhelmine Carby and Frances Puente 14. Frank Fernandez and Lourdes Marsans 15. Pat Dulcio, Jenkins Joseph and Eli Belony 16. Lucia and Samy Marouki and Daniel Liste 17. Maria Paulson and Ana Rapenseifner 18. Chase Young and Robert Manley