The Annual National Reading Conference will be held through Dec. 14 at the Hotel Inter-Continental, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami. Estimated attendance: 800. Details: (305) 577-1000. VENTURE CAPITAL CONFERENCE
Venture capitalists, investment bankers and private equity investors will meet at the 12th annual Florida Venture Conference Jan. 15-16. Conference features guest speakers Dennis J. Shaughnessy and David Neelman. The event takes place at the Wyndham Palace Resort & Spa in Orlando. Conference fees are $449 per person before Dec. 31 and $499 thereafter. Details: (305) 446-5060.