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.
OF THE AMERICAS
networker and expo for persons involved in customs, trade and finance,
with customs officials from more than 40 countries expected to attend.
Topics include latest trends, customs processes, risk management,
etc. Through June 7. Hotel Inter-Continental Miami, 100 Chopin Plaza.
Details: (305) 358-0180.
by the Central America-US Chamber of Commerce. Speaker: Fernando Garcia,
vice president of the Central American Bank of Economic Integration
and former minister of the economy for Honduras. $40; $30 for members.
Noon-2:30 p.m. Orchid Room, Hyatt Regency Miami, 400 SE Second St.
Details: (305) 569-9113.
Brother & Your Property Rights," presented by BOMA Greater Miami-Dade
and IREM South Florida. Speaker: Frank Shepherd, senior attorney,
Pacific Legal Foundation Atlantic Center. $30; $25 for members with
reservations. 11:30 a.m. Rusty Pelican Restaurant, 3201 Rickenbacker
Cswy. Details: (305) 530-0083.
Beach Chamber of Commerce presents special performance for members
only by the Jesse Jones Jazz Quartet. 8-9 p.m. Champagne's Restaurant
& Jazz Club, 1060 NE 79th St. Details: (305) 672-6050.
Receiverships: Making Order Out of Chaos," presented by Florida
Receivers Forum, a support group. Topics are analysis of real-world
procedures and strategies for federal and state receiverships. $150;
free for members. 1-5:30 p.m. Hotel Inter-Continental Miami, 100 Chopin
Plaza. Details: (305) 448-7450.
Hernandez Adas, national president, will install officers for the
Greater Miami chapter of the National Association of Women Business
Owners. Featured presentation is "If you can't trust your partner,
who can you trust?" Speaker: Remedios Diaz Oliver. Reservations
requested. $35; $30 for members. 6 p.m. Doral Golf Resort & Spa, Northwest
36th Street & 87th Avenue. Details: (305) 444-4437.
Working Together on Economic Development & the Internet Coast."
Tri-county development leaders, with WSVN anchor Rick Sanchez as moderate.
Organized by the Beacon Council. 7:30 a.m. Hotel Inter-Continental,
100 Chopin Plaza. Details: (305) 579-1338.