networker by the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce. Speaker: Philip
Blumberg, chairman of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and a
director for Fluor Daniel, American Ventures Corp. and Hellmuth Obata
& Kassabaum. $10; free to members. 7:30 a.m. Biltmore Hotel, 1200
Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657.
the Scenes at the Conference Center of the Americas." Speaker:
Rob Reed, executive director. Organized by Women in International
Trade. RSVP by Oct. 21. $25; $20 for members. 6-8 p.m. Danielson Gallery,
Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305)
to keep your assets away from the tax man." Speaker: Jonathan
H. Parker, senior VP, Paine Webber Inc. RSVP; seating limited. 10:45
a.m. Wyndham Miami Biscayne Bay, 1601 Biscayne Blvd. Details: (305)
Trends 2000: An Update on Hispanic Markets." Panelists: Thomas
Boswell, geography professor at UM; John Bitterman, senior vice president
with Creative Staffing, and Gonzalo Soruco, a professor in UM's School
of Communications. Organized by the Hispanic Marketing & Communication
Association. Reservations required by today (10/19). $20; $15 for
guests. 8:15-10 a.m. Room 190 of the University of Miami Learning
Center, UM Campus, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 648-2848.
to Start & Run a Successful Business." US SBA SCORE seminar,
billed as a must for startup entrepreneurs and small business owners
looking to expand. 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Citadel Building, 49 NW Fifth
St. Details: (305) 371-6889 or scoremiami.com.
Commissioner Candidate Forum." 7:30 p.m. Organized by Chamber
South. Miami Dadeland Marriott, 9090 S Dadeland Blvd. Details: (305)
Vaids Argentina? An Economic & Political Perspective." Speaker:
Ricardo Arriazu, economic advisor to Banco General de Negocios in
Buenos Aires. Co-sponsored by the Florida International Bankers Association.
12:30-2 p.m. JW Marriott, 1111 Brickell Ave. Details by fax: (305)
579-0969 or e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lakes Business Association benefit for CAP Inc. scholarships. Food
court, exhibitors, presentations. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Don Shula Hotel,
Main Street, Miami Lakes. Details: Peggy Austen, (305) 817-4019.
FLORIDA SAFETY & SECURITY CONFERENCE
Launching Security into the New Century." One day parley on various
security issues. Chief Richard Barreto of the Miami Beach police is
a featured speaker. Joint effort by the Association for Security Administration
Professionals and the Greater Miami & the Beaches Hotel Association.
7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Eden Roc Resort & Spa, 4525 Collins Ave., Miami
Beach. Details: (305) 531-0000.
a Life." Organized by the area chapter of the National Association
of Women Business Owners. Keynote speaker: Barbara Stanbridge, NAWBO
national president. Doral Golf Resort & Spa, 4400 NW 87th Ave. Details:
Florida, Many Rules: How the South Florida Construction Industry is
Affected." Topic is Bush plan, One Florida. Panelists include
William Delgado, Latin Builders Association; Samuel Gilmore Jr., Overnight
Success Inc.; Bruce King, attorney with Carlton Fields; Jason Murry,
attorney representing the Black Lawyers Association, and Becky Schaffter,
attorney with PBS&J. 8:10 a.m. University of Miami Faculty Club, 1550
Brescia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 929-9717.