The 13th annual Florida Venture Capital Conference will take place Jan.22-23 at Peabody Hotel, 9801 International Drive, Orlando. Join more than 1,000 venture capitalists, investment bankers, financial intermediaries, entrepreneurs and service providers to preview the best and brightest high-growth prospects for venture-capital funding in Florida. Details: South Florida Technology Alliance, www.southfloridatech.org.
"Fundamentals of Personnel Law for Managers and Supervisors" teaches how to avoid expensive legal mistakes when dealing with workers. 8:15 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 13 at Sheraton Airport Hotel, 1825 Griffin Road, Fort Lauderdale; and March 10 at Rolling Hills Hotel & Resort, 3501 W. Rolling Hills Circle, Davie. $199 per person; four or more people, $189 each. Details: (800) 601-4636.
FIU's College of Business Administration's Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame annual induction ceremony and luncheon recognizing South Floridians who are successful entrepreneurs and have contributed significantly to the business community will be held 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. May 13 at Parrot Jungle Island. Representatives of the College of Business Administration and its Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame committee - which includes past Hall of Fame inductees, award winners and other entrepreneurs - will select this year's inductees. Details: http://ehof.fiu.edu or (305) 348-4227.