eMerge Americas, a platform which fosters innovation and serves as a catalyst for transforming Miami into the tech hub of the Americas, had cumulative economic impacts of $1.368 billion in the State of Florida since its 2014 inception, according to a new economic impact study conducted by The Washington Economics Group, Inc. (WEG). eMerge Americas also supported 7,171 josbs statewide from 2014-2019.
“The launch of eMerge Americas marked a significant milestone in the economic development history of Florida,” said Tony Villamil, nationally recognized business economist and Founder of The Washington Economics Group. “Florida’s economy is rapidly changing toward knowledge-intensive industries like technology and professional services. Since 2014, eMerge has grown to be a 365-day effort to help develop and brand South Florida as the technology leader of the Americas.” Continue reading.