South Florida as a Cultural Center & Global Marketplace." Speaker:
Katherine Harris, Florida secretary of state. Co-sponsored by the
Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce and the Realtor Association of Greater
Miami & the Beaches. $25. Noon. Loews Miami Beach Hotel, 1601 Collins
Ave. Details: Kimberly Oakes, (305) 672-1270, ext. 27.
Role of Spain Vis-a-vis Florida & Latin America." Topics include
triangulation of Spain, Florida & Latin America; recent developments;
investment strategies, and business environment. $25; $15 for Greater
Miami Chamber members. Wyndham Miami Biscayne Bay Hotel, 1601 Biscayne
Blvd. Details: Tania Valenzuela, (305) 577-5472.
MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS
and ethics for successful business expansion." Speakers: Frank
A. Chaviano, Jacobson Resonance Enterprises; Richard Langhorne, The
Langhorne Co., and Gonzalo Soruco of UM. $20; $15 for members. Diego's
Restaurant, 65 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 648-2848.
in Crisis! Can We Talk?" Panel includes Elena Villoldo Carpenter,
publisher of Brickell Post, Coconut Grove Times & South Miami Times;
Dario Moreno, professor of political science at FIU, and Joe Oglesby,
associate editor for the Miami Herald. Reservations requested by Monday
(5/29). 11:45 a.m. Marriott Biscayne Bay, 1633 N Bayshore Dr. Details:
Air Reserve Station will present update on environmental restoration.
6:30 p.m. Pioneer Room, First National Bank of Homestead, 1550 N Krome
Ave. Details: (305) 224-7163.
to get certified as a disadvantaged minority or woman-owned business."
Free. Registration required. Small Business Development Center, Suite
224, Festival Plaza, 8500 SW Eighth St. Details: (305) 237-3151.
fair for graduating students and professionals in the fields of design,
drafting, architecture and related sales and marketing posts. More
than 150 firms are sending representatives. 2-6 p.m. Design Center
of the Americas, 1855 Griffin Road, Dania Beach. Details: (954) 920-7997.
BEACH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
the Beach Networking on Wheels." Skate or bike to happy
hour at Penrod's, 1 Ocean Drive. 6:30 p.m. Fritz's Skate & Bike Shop,
726 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 672-1270.
Environmental Business Practices Awards." Organized by the Greater
Miami Chamber of Commerce Environmental Group and the county Department
of Environmental Resources Management. Speaker: David Struhs, secretary,
Florida Department of Environmental Protection. $35. 7:30 a.m. breakfast,
9:30 a.m. program. Details: MaryAnn Blom, (305) 577-5422.