F.A.Q.

Q: How long has Global Ties Miami been working in international exchange?

For over 60 years. Since the early 1950s.

Q: Why did Miami Council for International Visitors change its name to Global Ties Miami?

We embraced the name Global Ties Miami as our national network rolled out its new name, Global Ties U.S. However, our reasons for changing our name go beyond a simple network re-branding. With our new name, Global Ties Miami, we want to emphasize the impact of our work not only on the visitors who come to South Florida, but also on the locals who meet with them and form a bond through business or friendship, that ties them to other parts of the world. Wherever we are, we facilitate connection - ties - among people, across cultures.

 

Q: What is the organizational status of Global Ties Miami?

Miami Council for International Visitors, D/B/A Global Ties Miami was recognized as tax-exempt under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code in a determination letter issued in July 1960. Donors may deduct contributions to the organization as provided in section 170 of the Code. Bequests, legacies, devises, transfers, or gifts to the organization or for our use, are deductible for Federal estate and gift tax purposes if they meet the applicable provisions of sections 2055, 2106 and 2522 of the Code.

Miami Council for International Visitors, Inc. has complied with the registration requirements of Chapter 496, Florida Statutes, the Solicitation of Contributions Act. Registration #: CH17958, Expiration: October 28, 2022.

A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE (800) 435-7352 WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.

 

Q: Nondiscrimination and Equal Opportunity

Global Ties Miami is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law in any of its activities or operations. Global Ties Miami is in compliance with the federally mandated Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) guidelines and is committed to ensuring that our meetings and events are free from unlawful discrimination while providing an accessible, safe and enriching environment for all of our guests who participate. To request for American Sign Language interpretation, an Assistive Listening Device or other public accommodations, please contact our office at (305) 421-6344 at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting or event to have your request accommodated. TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service). FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ADA ACCOMMODATIONS IN MIAMI DADE COUNTY ACCESS THE MIAMI-DADE COUNTY ADA WEBSITE