MARKETING BUSINESS PROGRAM
The South Florida Interactive Marketing Association will host a program focusing on the advantages of content management and personalized targeting on businesses. Event will include networking opportunities before and after the program. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at The Tower Club, 100 SE Third Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Free for members; $39 for non-members. Details: Keith Fletcher, (954) 547-1965 or www.sfima.com.
ART OF NETWORKING
NEXT IN LINE will host a networking event for young professionals looking to build their businesses. Event will feature art viewing, open bar, appetizers and prizes. 7-9:30 p.m. at the Grass Lounge, 28 NE 40 St., Miami. Free for members; $20 for others. Details: www.nextinline.biz.
BISCAYNE BAY RESTORATION
The Biscayne Bay Regional Restoration Coordination Team will host a public meeting to discuss the ecosystem restoration efforts being planned in the Biscayne Bay region. The Team will present their Action Plan as an item for open discussion and public comment. 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at the South Florida Water Management District, Miami Field Station, 9001 NW 58th St., Miami. Details: Mary Plumb, (305) 348-1662, (786) 385-0076 or www.sfrestore.org.
ECA World Fitness will host a sports training and fitness conference. The program will offer a series of seminars and workshops geared to those in the fitness industry. Industry professionals will be on hand to lecture on topics such as managing a fitness center and effective training techniques. Through Sunday at the Deauville Beach Resort, 6701 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. $299-$319. Details: (800) 322-3896 or www.ecaworldfitness.com.
'WOMEN AT THE TOP'
Commercial Real Estate Women Miami will host a panel discussion and lunch meeting. Panel discussion will be moderated by Angel Cicerone, managing director of South Florida Business Journal. 11:30 a.m. at Hotel Sofitel, 5800 Blue Lagoon Dr., Miami. RSVP required. $35 members; $50 others. Details: (305) 789-6608 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
BAR ASSOCIATION MEETING
The Miami Beach Bar Association will host a luncheon meeting. The topic will be "The first and last day of trial." Noon at Carnevale CafÈ, 607 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. $20. Details: David Alschuler, Esq., (305) 549-6565.
The Enterprise Community Center is offering a Market Research/Beacon Council seminar as part of its expanding business series. Noon-1 p.m. at the Enterprise Community Center, 3050 Biscayne Blvd, Suite 201, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 579-2730.
Merrill Lynch and Turnberry International Realty will host a seminar addressing pre construction opportunities and alternatives to traditional financing in south Florida. Topics will include home financing, trends in real estate market and interest rate and market outlook. 6 p.m. at Morton's Steakhouse, 17399 Biscayne Blvd, North Miami Beach. RSVP required. Details: Dennis S. Amodio, (305) 577-6920.
Women's Chamber of Commerce of Miami Dade will host a luncheon program featuring Puala Xanthopoulou, legislative affairs chair for the Women's Chamber and president of the National Women's Political Caucus of Florida. Featured topic is the importance getting involved and addressing key political and social issues requiring women's attention. 11:30 a.m. at Sheraton Biscayne Bay Hotel, 495 Brickell Ave., Miami. RSVP required. $25 members; $30-$35 others. Details: (305) 446-6660 or www.WomensChamberOf Commerce .org.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce will host a networking breakfast. Dr. Rudy Crew, superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools will be the event's keynote speaker. 7:30 a.m. at the Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Free for members; $25 for others. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The Oxford Club will host its regional conference entitles "The Current World Investment Climate: Challenges and Opportunities for 2005." Speakers will analyze the impact of the presidential election results on the US economy, the international markets as well as the growth in South Florida. 8:30a.m.-5:45 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. RSVP required. Free. Details: Juan Muñoz, (800) 992-0205 or www.suinvetsion.com/miami/.
BUSINESS AFTER HOURS
Chamber South will host an after hours networking event for members of the business community. 5:30-7 p.m. at Gatsby's, 8575 SW 124 Ave, Miami in Kendall. $5-$15. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a business-to-business expo and a series of seminars addressing topics of interest to the business community. Topics include how to network and how to maximize your company's search-engine visibility. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. at Radisson Downtown Miami, Ballroom level, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Admission if free with online registration or $5 at the door. Details: (866) 337-7799 or www.mybizexpo.com/miami.
The Enterprise Community Center is offering a seminar to discuss loan programs and Florida capital as part of its expanding business series. 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. at the Enterprise Community Center, 3050 Biscayne Blvd, Suite 201, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 579-2730.