Activities planned for the community Jan. 22, 23 and grand opening ribbon cutting

  • Miami, FL (January 11, 2013) – For more than 25 years, The College of Business & Technology (CBT College) has offered accredited academic and career training throughout South Florida. Founded in 1988, by Fernando and Gladys Llerena, CBT College continues to expand into new communities helping those in Miami-Dade to pursue an education. With five campuses already in Miami, Hialeah, Cutler Bay, West Kendall and Kendall, it will now open its sixth campus in the City of Miami Gardens.

    With the grand opening ribbon cutting scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 24, CBT College has planned a series of community and business events at the new campus leading up the big celebration. These events are free and open to the public. Especially of interest will be full day job fair, which will surely assist many in the community in need of employment.

    Schedule of Events:

    Tuesday, January 22 Social Media Mastery for Businesses – 9:00 -11:00 a.m.
    Presenter: Mr. Manny Sarmiento, President/CEO New Media, New Marketing, Inc.
    Learn all of the fundamental basics of social media and how to use it to work for your company.

    Tuesday, January 23 Community Job Fair – 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m
    Hosted by CBT College, Career Service Department
    Join CBT College for a full day of job searching, resume building and interview preparation. Dress for Success, a not for profit organization dedicated to providing the community with professional dress, will be in attendance giving FREE attire.Then stick around for the ultimate resume building workshop, offered at three different sessions throughout the day.

    Resume Building Sessions (each session lasts half an hour):

    10:00 AM
    1:00 PM
    3:00 PM

    Tuesday, January 24 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & Open House – 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Ribbon Cutting)
    12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Open House & Campus Tours)
    Hosted by CBT College, Career Service Department
    Join CBT College for the official ribbon cutting of the Miami Gardens Branch, including honored guests. The community is welcome to attend and take a tour of the new campus.

    This family owned and operated College has more than 200 employees and more than 1,100 students. Its mission is to prepare and graduate students with the highest moral, technical and professional excellence in order for them to excel. CBT College offers diverse programs and has a School of Business, School of Technology, School of Allied Health & Sciences, School of Modern Arts, and School of Languages.

    ”We are excited to extend our presence to the City of Miami Gardens, we look forward to bringing quality education to the community for years to come,” stated Mr. Luis Llerena, Executive Director.

    The new Miami Gardens branch, where all events will be taking place, is located at 5190 NW 167th Street, Miami Gardens, FL 33014. For more information or to RSVP call: 1-866-849-9683 or visit

    Tabatha Cirgenski
    Assistant Director of Marketing
    CBT College
    (786) 456-3674 Ext. 530