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Fyi Miami

Written by on August 24, 2000


High Tech, by Miami Today reporter Candice Ventra, condenses the

latest news in the Miami Internet and technical worlds.

INTERNET PANEL: The Miami Internet Alliance will host a networking

reception and panel discussion on "The Reinvention of the Agency

in the Internet Economy" at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 29 in the Hyatt

Regency Coral Gables. The panel will feature Laura Desmond, a chief

executive for Starcom Media West Group Latin America; Irving Plunksier,

managing director of the Media Edge Latin America, and Margot Bradley,

senior vice president of Reiser Reiser GrupoUno International. Details:

(305) 335-4619.

SITE AWARD: Absolutely Florida, a local

website devoted to Florida travel and lifestyle, received the Flagler

Award in the web-success category at the Florida Commission on Tourism’s

33rd annual convention, promoters say. The award recognizes websites

that promote the state. Absolutely Florida is at

Details: (305) 865-9420.


Palm Beach Gardens-based, website of the PGA of America

golf tour, is making the site’s services available to Sprint PCS

Wireless Web customers. Users of the Sprint technology can access

golf-related news from web-enabled phones, executives say.


a Boca Raton-based business-to-business site for the plumbing industry,

has formed a strategic partnership with San Francisco-based,

an on-line bidding, estimating and project management solutions

site for contractors. Together, promoters say, the companies will

allow Redladder customers to obtain competitive prices through Supplyspot.

Details: (561) 620-7822.

FIERA IN LA:, an e-commerce

site in Spanish and Portuguese, will participate in the Los Angeles

Latino Book & Family Festival Aug. 26-27. Company executives will

sponsor writers and participate in a panel discussion about the

Internet industry, promoters say.


Sunrise-based, a site offering solutions to real estate

sellers and buyers, has formed a strategic partnership with First

American Corporation Services, a California-based provider of business

information and related products. Under terms of the pact, OpenClose

will provide expanded product and service offerings to First American

members. Details: (954) 838-5121.

INTERNET SEMINAR: BellSouth and Nortel

Networks will present a free seminar, "The Power of Internet

Marketing," at 8 a.m. Aug. 29 in the Hilton Miami Airport &

Towers. The seminar, promoters say, will teach cover how to analyze

Internet potential and marketing on the web. Details: (305) 262-1000.


its Re-inventing Education Program — is working with public

schools in Broward County to provide Data Warehouse, a technology

that promoters say lets school administrators recognize patterns

of success and failure in key information. Among other things, IBM

has donated the computer technology to the school district.

First Bank