the flesh," organized by the Aventura and North Dade Regional
chambers of commerce. Limited table-top exhibit space. 7:30-9 a.m.
Piazza level near fountain, Aventura Mall, Biscayne Boulevard at 195th
Street. Details: (305) 935-2131.
Street Social." Networker for downtowners on ways to revitalize
the central business district. Organized by Downtown Miami Main Street.
5-7 p.m. Giovana's Caffe, 154 SE First St. Details: (305) 577-8171.
BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARDS
7th annual Black Business of the Year and Emerging Black Company of
the Year awards, presented by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce.
Speaker: US Rep. Carrie Meek. $75; $50 for members. Noon. Wyndham
Biscayne Bay Hotel, 1601 Biscayne Blvd. Details: (305) 577-5443.
Flow: The Driving Force Behind Your Business." Speaker: Michael
Sell, director, Simple Billing Solutions Inc. $20, including lunch.
Noon-1:30 p.m. Conference Center, Chamber South, 6410 SW 80th St.
Details: (305) 661-1621.
presents a roundtable, "How to Get & Keep Quality Employees."
Panelists: Jennifer Pena, JSP Resources; Veldrin Freemon, A-1-A Employment;
Lisa Torres, Lisa Torres Associates, and mystery guest. $35; $30 for
members with reservations. 6 p.m. Doral Golf Resort & Spa, 4400 NW
87th Ave. Details: (305) 444-4437.
to promote and positively influence development in the Brickell area."
Speaker: Wayne E. Stinger, president of Foram Management & Leasing.
$30; $25 for members with reservations. 11:30 a.m. Rusty Pelican Restaurant,
3201 Rickenbacker Cswy. Details: (305) 530-0083.
International Aspects of the Business of Sports in Greater Miami."
Miami Today roundtable featuring panel of experts. Co-sponsored by
Rubell Hotels. RSVP. 5 p.m. Beach House Hotel, 9449 Collins Ave.,
Miami Beach. Details: Jody Bray, (305) 358-2663.
International Business Seminars & Conferences presents sessions on
how to import food; regulations; importing and exporting from Central
America; USDA regulations; exporting & importing seafood from Peru,
Ecuador; how to increase export-import sales. 4 & 7 p.m. Embassy Suites,
3974 S River Drive. Details: (305) 383-7627.
to import cosmetics; regulations; importing and exporting from Central
America; FDA regulations; exporting & importing agricultural products
from Latin American and seafood from Peru, Ecuador, Chile and Argentina;
how to increase export-import sales. Presented by Miami International
Business Seminars & Conferences. 4 & 7 p.m. Embassy Suites, 3974 S
River Drive. Details: (305) 566-3824.