UP CLOSE & PERSONAL
"Business Development in Miami Beach." Speakers: Cristina Cuervo, assistant city manager, and Kevin Crowder, economic development specialist. Organized by the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce. Reservations required. $15. 8:30 a.m. Ocean Resort, 3025 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Details: John Ingram, (305) 674-1300, ext. 316.
Presented by Women in International Trade. RSVP by Dec. 3. $50; $45 for members & $35 for students. 6 p.m. Big Fish, 55 SW Miami Avenue Road. Details: (305) 415-1618.
Networking, music, drinks, food. Presented by the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce. $20; $10 for members with reservations. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Country Club Ballroom, Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657.
"What's Next?" Presented by the Beacon Council. Speakers: Mitchell Fromstein, chairman emeritus and corporate advisor, Manpower Inc., and J. Antonio Villamil, CEO, Washington Economics Group. $50; $40 for members. 8:30 a.m. Hotel Inter-Continental Miami, 100 Chopin Plaza. Details: (305) 579-1382.
"The Impact of the Florida Legislature's Action on Your Business in the Coming Year." Speaker: Rep. Marco Rubio, Becker & Poliakoff. Sponsored by the Blue Lagoon Chamber of Commerce. RSVP. 7:30-9:30 a.m. Miami Airport Hilton, 5101 Blue Lagoon Drive. Details: Dean Barclay, (305) 261-2233.
"Latest Money-Laundering Controls & Bank Secrecy Act Requirements." Presented by the Florida International University Center for Banking & Financial Institutions. Charles A. Intriago, publisher, presides. $225. 9 a.m.-noon. Sheraton Biscayne Bay Hotel, 495 Brickell Ave. Details: (305) 373-6000.
Music, complimentary cocktail, parking, food. Presented by the Aventura Chamber of Commerce and Ocean Point Resort & Club. RSVP. $10; free to members. Ocean Point Resort & Club, 17375 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 935-2131.