For two decades, Emilio “Emi” Guerra has emerged as one of South Florida’s most influential creative hospitality marketing forces. Most recently, Guerra Co-founded Breakwater Hospitality, a full-service hospitality company that owns and operates venue’s and restaurants across South Florida. Breakwater’s concepts include The Wharf Miami, The Wharf Fort Lauderdale, Rivertail, and The Pie Father.
On March 17, 2000, at age 22, Guerra opened legendary hotspot Club Space as its only promoter. He eventually became a partner in the club’s operations. Since then, he has promoted, operated, purchased or sold many of the landmark nightlife venues in Miami and Miami Beach, and has become a fixture in South Florida’s robust nightlife scene.
In 2005, Guerra founded Guerra Marketing Group, leveraging his connections to nightlife industry professionals in Miami to form the premier entertainment and event marketing network in Miami’s highly competitive marketplace. Through his dedication to excellence and sound marketing practice, Guerra and his ventures have been recognized with awards from some of the industry’s top publications, including Billboard (Top 25 Nightclubs of All Time) and DJ Mag (Top 100 Nightclubs in the World) 16 consecutive years, and the Miami New Times (Nightclub Impresario of the Year)
Looking ahead, Guerra is collaborating with developers who have unique spaces and wish to add prominent food and beverage concepts. “We want to deliver unique experiences and add value to the project, as well as to the community as a whole.”