(MIAMI – April 30) Miami’s Legacy Magazine is honoring Dionne Anderson, co-founder and principal of The Design Group, as one of South Florida’s 50 Most Powerful Black Professionals in Business in 2013.

Anderson, who founded the major national decor, special events production and logistics company with a who's who in local and national clientele, is included in the April/May 2013 issue of Legacy Magazine. She also was featured in the Business Monday section of the Miami Herald, on Monday April 29th. A reception honoring each of the recipients will take place on May 18 at the Bonaventure Resort and Spa in Weston, Fla. Space is limited at the discount rate and may be reserved by calling 1-800-327-8090, reference LEGACY POWER WEEKEND and for more information and updates, visit www.legacy-mag.com/legacypowerweekend.

Anderson began her entrepreneurial pursuits in 2000 when launching her own incentive travel company. She worked with the Tom Joyner Foundation to create an internal booking system while managing event logistics during the first several years of “Fantastic Voyage” cruise, a major fundraiser for the Foundation founded by the nationally syndicated radio personality and philanthropist. Over the years, Anderson, has produced events for Magic Johnson, the 100 Blackmen of America, Inc., the University of Miami as well as celebrity wedding celebrations.

Anderson is best known for brokering and cultivating long lasting partnerships and plans to through her current network expand her brand even further with the launch of “The Cultural Connector,” a non-profit focused on bridging cultural gaps and misconceptions. Anderson is of Jamaican, Cuban and German American descent.

Along with her co-founder and Chief Creative Officer, Anderson is planning on expanding their business to New York and Los Angeles.

About The Design Group
The Design Group (TDG) is a minority owned and operated Company and for the sixth year is the official décor and production vendor for The Food Network South Beach Food & Wine Festival. In the past, it has been an NFLVendor for Super Bowl XLIV/Pro Bowl and the 2010 Super Bowl Host Committee. TDG is also official décor vendor for the 2013 Orange Bowl/Bowl Championship Series' games festivities. TDG is your one-stop turnkey provider offering a wide range of services. TDG has more than 25,000 square feet of event space where we can create breath-taking set designs to scenic backdrops. Based in the mecca of design, South Florida, TDG is a nimble, global firm that has a full floral design studio, carpentry shop, cut and sew fabrication, full marketing communications, logistics & hospitality specialist.

About Legacy Magazine
Established in 2004, Legacy is a bi-monthly news/business publication serving South Florida’s black professional community with insightful articles and information on business, careers, politics, lifestyle, culture and social commentary. Through a distribution partnership with the Miami Herald and the Palm Beach Post, Legacy has a tri-county readership of 1.5 million.