Known for its beautiful people, beaches, and buildings, Miami sometimes makes Scott Diament, President and CEO of the Palm Beach Show Group, feel like he’s on a film set.
“I feel like I’m living in a movie when I am in Miami around the Art Deco district of South Beach,” he says, noting that the city has some of the most famous Art Deco-era buildings in existence, owing to the Sunshine State drawing northern migrants and vacationers to its warm climes since the 1920s.
Despite being born and bred in New York, Diament — whose firm runs fairs such as the L.A. Art Show, the Palm Beach Jewelry and Watch Show, and the New York Art, Antique and Jewelry Show, and whose name aptly means “diamond” in Polish — considers Miami one of the most diverse cities to live in and visit. “It is intensely international in nature with a large Cuban, Russian and South American population… and the diversity of music, food, culture, nightlife and general attitude makes Miami one of the world’s best cities,” he says. “Plus, the weather is much better.”
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