Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on March 30, 2006
A South Florida summit on citizen diplomacy will feature keynote speakers, panelists and former US ambassadors. 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Conference Center of the Americas, Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. RSVP required. $45-$75. Details: (305) 421-6394.
Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts its Top 100 Minority Business Awards luncheon. 11:30 a.m. at Radisson Hotel, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 577-5432.
WOMEN OF LEADERSHIP
The South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosts its Women of Leadership awards in celebration of Women’s History Month. The event honors Eva Barreto, vice president of Ocean Bank; Roymi Membiela, chief diversity officer at Baptist Health South Florida; and Miami-Dade County Commissioner Rebeca Sosa. 5:30 p.m. at The Palm Restaurant, 4425 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. Free for members; $10 others. Details: (305) 534-1903.
Miami-Dade Enterprise Community Center hosts an emerging-business seminar. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Miami-Dade Enterprise Community Center, 3050 Biscayne Blvd., Suite 201, Miami. Spanish-only seminar April 4. RSVP required. Free. Details: (305) 579-2730.
The Greater Miami National Conference of Community and Justice gala honors local humanitarians. Black-tie. All proceeds will be used to develop the conference’s multicultural and community building programs. 6:30 p.m. at New Radisson Hotel, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $500 per person, tax-deductible. Details: Lisa Bowser, (305) 755-6096, Ext. 15.
ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK
The Florida District Export Council, the U.S. Commercial Service and other partners host a one-day conference on demystification of the Asian Development Bank. Featuring a team of experts who will discuss how firms can participate in the growing business opportunities in regions funded by the ADB. $25 includes lunch and appointments with speakers. Details: (954) 356-6640.
American Red Cross Greater Miami and the Keys hosts the annual Spectrum Awards for Women luncheon, spotlighting local women for their humanitarian efforts. Business attire. 11 a.m. at Ritz-Carlton, 3300 SW 27th Ave., Coconut Grove. $125. Details: (305) 644-1200.
Not-for-profit committee meeting. 8 a.m. at Chamber South Miami Conference Center, 6410 SW 80th St., South Miami. RSVP required. Details: (305) 661-1621 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS
The Woman’s Committee of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami and Saks Fifth Avenue Dadeland will host the Miracle Makers luncheon and fashion show. 11 a.m. at the Ritz-Carlton, 1 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. Details: Lourdes Vales, (305) 644-0066 or email@example.com.
University of Miami hosts the Investment Roundtable. Indexed versus actively managed funds will be the topic of discussion. Featured speakers will be Mario J. Gabelli, chief executive at GAMCO Investors; and Weston J. Wellington, vice president of Dimensional Fund Advisors. 4:30-5:15 p.m. at the Storer Auditorium, 5250 University Dr., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 284-5500.
Business committee meeting. 7:30 a.m. at Chamber South Miami Conference Center, 6410 SW 80th St., South Miami. RSVP required. Details: (305) 661-1621 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chamber South network lunch. Noon at Radisson Kendall Hotel and Suites, 9100 N. Kendall Dr., Kendall. $20-$30. RSVP required. Details: (305) 661-1621.
Miami Beach Bar Association presents a luncheon and discussion on preserving errors on appeal featuring guest speaker attorney Jack R. Reiter. Noon at Miami Beach Golf Club, 2301 Alton Rd., Miami Beach. $25-$35. Details: (305) 670-6750.