Greater Miami and Miami Beach needs YOU to keep our visitors happy and our tourism economy strong!

World-Class Customer Service Is Our Priority.

As the official destination sales and marketing organization for Greater Miami and Miami Beach, the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) is responsible for bringing millions of visitors to our wonderful destination. The GMCVB, along with our interlocal partners at the Miami Beach Visitor & Convention Authority (MBVCA) and Greater Miami Hotel & the Beaches Association (GMBHA) and Greater Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber (MDGLC), are committed to ensuring that all guests experience excellence in customer service when visiting Greater Miami and Miami Beach.

Your role in being an ambassador so that each and every visitor feels welcomed AND valued is vital for us to be considered a world-class destination. We invite YOU to show your Miami pride by participating in the variety of Training Programs that are available, because tourism is everybody's business.

Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau Miami Begins with Me
Miami Begins with Me
Destination & Customer Service Training Course

Miami Begins with Me
Hospitality & Guest Relations Training Course

Miami Begins with Me
LGBTQ Sensitivity & Awareness Training

Forbes Travel Guide Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority Greater Miami & The Beaches Hotel Association

2022/2023 Forbes Travel Guide Hospitality Training

The Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority, in partnership with Forbes Travel Guide, is proud to provide this free resource, and available to all City of Miami Beach-based employees. This training provides dynamic, web-based learning courses for improving your hospitality skills and elevating the guest experience.

  • Available to all Hospitality Employees
  • Cost: Free
  • Provided by The Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority (MBVCA), in partnership with the Greater Miami and the Beaches Hotel Association (GMBHA)
  • Offered as an Online Resource and Online Webinar Classes to be held:
    • October 24, 2022

October 24, 2022 Session
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This free virtual hospitality training session is designed for managers and leadership.
The session topic is TBD.

The training is 90 minutes in duration, followed by a 15-minute Q&A session.


June 13, 2022 Session
3:30PM - 4:30PM

This free virtual hospitality training session reviews foundational standards of exceptional service, to establish trust and put guests at ease, and is designed for all venues and areas, including front-line staff and managers.
This session's topic is TBD

This is a 60-minute session followed by a 15-minute Q&A.

Digital Badges will be issued to all participants. Please register individually to ensure your information is captured!
This webinar is available to all hospitality employees free of charge. Register today!
Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
Pink Flamingo Hotel Certification Program

The Pink Flamingo Hospitality Program trains and certifies hospitality service professionals on gender and orientation, and gives them tools to respond appropriately to all people, essential for creating environments where all visitors and employees are welcome and Miami businesses thrive.

Provided by Miami Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber in Partnership with Yes Institute.

Why is Customer Service so Important?

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