Photo by Richard JohnsonMiami-Dade Mayor Alex Penelas, and his wife Lilliam (center) join Joe Andrew, Democratic National Convention (DNC) Site Advisory Committee Co-Chair; Alice Huffman, DNC Site Advisory Committee Co-Chair; and Chris Korge, Local Host Committee Chair -- left-to-right -- at a welcome reception for the DNC Site Advisory Committee at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel on July 15, 2002. Greater Miami is one of four cities that have been invited to bid on the 2004 Democratic National Convention. A successful visit could elevate Greater Miami's probability for its selection.
|Monday, July 15, 2002|
|Arrivals - Meet & Greet @ MIA|
|7:00 PM - 9:00 PM||Welcome Reception
Mandarin Oriental Miami
|9:15 PM||Optional: Night Owl Club Tour or Return to host hotels|
|Tuesday, July 16, 2002|
|American Airlines Arena|
|8:45 AM-9:00 AM||Sub-Committee Breakout Meetings|
|9:00 AM-9:45 AM||Breakfast-Chivas Regal Club|
|10:00 AM||Plenary Session
Including welcome by Mayors Alex Penelas (Miami-Dade County), Manuel Diaz (City of Miami), David Dermer (City of Miami Beach); overview by Chris Korge; discussion on Greater Miami organized labor...
Bongo's Cuban Cafe [at AA Arena]
|1:15 PM||Depart for Sub-Committee Sites:
-City Obligations-Miami Dade EOC HQ
-Hotel Selection-Watson Island for helicopter tour then hotels as directed
-Technology & Communications-BellSouth E-Center
-Convention Complex-onsite at AA Arena
Royal Palm Crowne Plaza
Loews Miami Beach-Gaucho Room
|10:00 PM||Optional late night activities on South Beach [visits to 3 or 4 nightclubs]|
|Wednesday, July 17, 2002|
Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
Copyright © 2002 Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action.