Dexter Bridgeman

SpecialityModerator, CEO and founder of M•I•A Media Group LLC

Dexter A. Bridgeman is CEO and founder of M•I•A Media Group LLC, which maintains the largest
distribution of media content that editorializes the success and achievement of the Black community in South Florida. Established in 2004, the company produces content on three media platforms: print, online, and digital media.

In print, he publishes Legacy Miami, Legacy South Florida, and M•I•A magazines. Legacy Miami and
Legacy South Florida are business and news publications serving South Florida’s Black community
with insightful articles and information about business, careers, politics, education, culture and
social commentary.

M•I•A magazine is a luxury, lifestyle and entertainment publication serving South Florida’s Black community. It is the official publication of Jazz in the Gardens, the American Black Film Festival, the Greater Miami Conventions and Visitors Bureau’s Art of Black, the Miami Book Festival, and the Orange Blossom Classic. The publications are distributed bi- monthly as inserts in the Miami Herald and the Sun-Sentinel newspapers, which reach more than one million readers.

M•I•A Media Group’s robust digital presence includes an informative online newsletter that is
distributed three times per week. On Monday, its “Success Profiles” highlights Black achievers
based on their success and contributions to the community. It recognizes a Black luminary, Black
business, Black entrepreneur, a young Black professional and more. Wednesday’s “Calendar of
Events,” is a comprehensive listing of Black events in South Florida. Friday’s “About Town” is a
p up of its publications, video programs, information and news that has taken place in
the Black community.

The Summit is put on by the Black Professionals Netwok (BPN) a 501C3 social learning organization focused on furthering the goals of our professionals. Our mission is simple – reduce the career achievemnet gap for professionals of color by providing them access to resources and opportunities for their overall success.