Two-day conference for Administrative Professionals such as Secretaries, Administrative Assistants, Office Managers, etc. Learn new ways to boost your assertiveness, minimize interruptions, deal with prickly personalities and work more effectively. Enjoy insightful speakers, learning sessions and friendly luncheons. Through Jan. 14 at the Westin Hotel, 400 Corporate Drive, Fort Lauderdale. Details: (800) 682-5078.
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 after that $499. Details: (305) 446-5060.