The Caribbean Latin American Action presents "Competitiveness of the Third Border in 2005." Conference features a panel of experts representing both public and private sector entities, discussing important regulatory policy as well as information technology issues in the region. Through Dec. 5 at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel, 1601 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (202) 466-7464 or visit www.claa.org.
HENRY LEE SHOW
The Henry Lee Company/Smart & Final Corp. will host the Henry Lee Food Show through Dec. 4. Over 1,000 expected to attend. Miami Beach Convention Center, 1700 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7311.
FOOD & BEVERAGE CONFERENCE
The Miami Beach Convention Center welcomes the Americas Food & Beverage Trade Show and Conference. Exhibits with thousands of unique foods from the U.S., Latin America, Canada and the Caribbean, special seminars on how to increase profits in English, Spanish and Portuguese, new product showcase, and the Americas Food & Beverage Awards. Through Dec. 5, 8:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. at the Miami Beach Conventions Center, 1700 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 871-7910 or visit www.worldtrade.org/food.
Southeastern Life Sciences Association hosts fourth annual Southeastern Biotechnology Investor Forum. Two-day, Atlanta conference features presentations by a number of industry leaders and panel discussions. 7:30 a.m. at the Ritz-Carlton, 3434 Peachtree Road NE, Buckhead. Details: (404) 745-2439.