Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on April 20, 2006
Business Networking International hosts Visitor’s Day for Brickell professionals. 7 a.m. at Miami City Club, 200 S. Biscayne Blvd., Miami. RSVP required. Details: (305) 798-2393.
The University of Miami’s Center for Hemispheric Policy hosts a discussion of Brazil’s political, economic and election outlook. 4:30 p.m. at Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. Free for students and academics, $30 for others. Details: (305) 284-3707 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
REAL ESTATE LECTURE
Karen Leigh Cook of the US Green Building Council and the National Association of Realtors gives a lecture. 7 p.m. at Jorge M. Perez Architecture Center, 1215 Dickinson Dr., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-5002.
The Florida Foreign Trade Association hosts an international-trade business forum on import and export opportunities in South Miami-Dade. 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at Miami Dade College, Homestead Campus, 500 College Terrace, Homestead. RSVP required. $35 includes lunch. Details: (305) 247-7082..
United Teachers of Dade hosts an education summit. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Radisson Hotel Miami, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Features a discussion among public-school teachers and community and business leaders. Details: www.utd.org.
SCORE Miami Chapter, a business mentoring organization, hosts a business building workshop. The second annual Ultimate Women’s Business Connection features a panel of local and national female professionals, a continental breakfast, lunch, music and prizes. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach. $45-$55. Details: (305) 772-2223.
LATIN AMERICAN CONFERENCE
The first annual Latin American Conference featuring local and national guest speakers. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at JW Marriott Hotel Miami, 1109 Brickell Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 284-3708.
The University of Miami’s European Union Center hosts a conference on the euro and the dollar. 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-3266.
Chamber South general membership breakfast. Topic of discussion will be the Biscayne Everglades Greenway. 7:30 a.m. at Miami Marriott Dadeland, 9090 S. Dadeland Blvd., Kendall. $15-$30. Details: (305) 661-1621.
The Americas Society and the Council of the Americas host a roundtable discussion on the electoral processes and outcomes in the Andean nations of Colombia, Peru and Venezuela. 8 a.m. at the Biltmore Hotel, Aragon Room, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: Marcos Gonzalez, (212) 277-8370 or email@example.com.
Commercial Real Estate Women hosts a panel discussion featuring Miami-Dade County Commissioner Katy Sorenson, Coral Gables Vice Mayor Maria Anderson and Gunster Yoakley attorney Mikki Canton. 11:30 a.m. at Hotel Sofitel, 5800 Blue Lagoon Dr., Miami. RSVP required. $35-$55. Details: (305) 789-6608 or www.crewmiami.org.
A family law-credited seminar on accounting and tax issues surrounding divorce in Florida designed for lawyers, accountants, tax professionals and estate and financial planners. 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. at Radisson Hotel, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. RSVP required. $309-$319. Details: (866) 352-9539 or www. lorman.com.
TWELVE GOOD MEN
Ronald McDonald House of Miami at Jackson Memorial Center hosts its 13th annual Twelve Good Men luncheon and awards ceremony to honor South Florida’s 12 most-distinguished men for their dedication to the Miami community. 11:30 a.m. at Parrot Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. $100-1,500. Details: (305) 324-5683.
The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida hosts a luncheon and discussion on the impact of scandals and the significance of the 2006 elections. Noon-2 p.m. at Bankers Club, 1 Biscayne Tower, Miami. $40-$60. Details: (305) 579-9030 or www.brazilchamber.org.
North Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce hosts its quarterly business meeting. Noon at Tony Roma’s, 18050 Collins Ave., Sunny Isles Beach. Details: (305) 944-8500.