Pete De La Torre Business Hour Celebrates 100th Show

Miami, Florida

Radio Personality Pete De La Torre has a favorite phrase, "Making Business Happen." On his business radio show he features many of South Florida's top movers and shakers in various industries. On March 7th, 2014 De La Torre will celebrate his own personal achievement. His daily business radio show The Pete De La Torre Business Hour will reach a major milestone and air its 100th episode.  De La Torre, the Former Director of the Doral Business Council, launched the daily show in October of 2003 on WZAB 880 am The Biz. It's a business venture for De La Torre, who buys time on the station which is supported by sponsors. The 8am drive time program focuses on economic development and business opportunities for South Florida and features local business leaders.  De La Torre also offers his audience motivational tips as well as breaking financial and business news.

De La Torre's 100th episode show is themed "The Business of Sports," and will feature co-host Jose Sotolongo, Executive Director of the Miami-Dade Sports Commission and special guest Matt Morrissey, Director of the American Invitational For Stadium Jumping, Inc

The Pete De La Torre Business Hour has built a loyal following and boasts about 20,000 daily listeners. Some recent highlights include guest Jerry Darnell, the so-called Godfather of Franchising and a segment celebrating Women's Month with Miami Military Veteran Nadia Ascencio, Co-Founder with her husband Juan Aguero of the Patriotic T-Shirt Company T-Blurts. "The insights and topics discussed by our guest, some of them world renowned entrepreneurs & authors, have inspired many of our listeners to pursue their dreams of owning their own business, said De La Torre."

De La Torre has had an array of business leaders on his show including PortMiami Director Bill Johnson, Alex Sanchez, CE0 of the Florida Bankers Association and Bill Talbert, president and CEO of the Greater Miami Beach Convention and Visitor’s bureau. Economist Tony Villamil, the dean of the St. Thomas University Business School was among his first guests. "My show has quickly developed into a one of kind, innovative business program that has made a positive impact in the South Florida Market, said De La Torre.  Among some of the major sponsors of the show are:

Florida International University "F.I.U." College of Business

Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce

Greater Miami Conventions & Visitors Bureau

Miami Downtown Development Authority

Greater Miami & The Beaches Hotel Association

Career Source Florida


About Pete De La Torre:

Pete De La Torre is currently President/CEO of Pete De La Torre Enterprise, an organization that specializes in re-inventing businesses through communication, training and professional speaking services. He is also an adjunct professor at Miami-Dade College and a regular monthly contributing columnist for Community Newspapers in Miami.

Pete hosts The Pete De La Torre Business Hour, a live daily radio show focusing on economic development and business opportunities for South Florida. His program is on each morning from 8am-9am on 880 am The Biz.

De La Torre served as the Director of The Doral Business Council from early 2005 to September 2011. He was instrumental in the growth of the organization from a 45 member group to a membership base exceeding 700 members in 2011.

To learn more about Pete De La Torre or to appear as a guest on his show contact his publicist Tandi Wilder at She Got Game Media-