Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on May 25, 2006
Business Referral Group hosts a business networking event. Drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and prizes. 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Wet Willie’s, CocoWalk, 2911 Grand Ave., Coconut Grove. $5 admission benefits Neat Stuff, an organization that provides free clothing for children who are abused, abandoned and in distress. RSVP required. Details: (305) 443-1364
Enterprise Community Center presents a workshop on business plans and government contracting. 10 a.m.-noon at 3050 Biscayne Blvd., Suite 201, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 579-2730.
The Downtown Bay Forum hosts a luncheon featuring guest speakers Rep. Gus Barreiro and political consultant Robert Levy. Moderated by Diario las Americas editorial pages editor Helen Ferre. 11:30 a.m. at Marriott Hotel, 1631 N. Bayshore Dr., Miami. Details: (305) 757-3633.
Americas Society Council of the Americas features top economists from the Latin American Economic Research Foundation who will discuss recent economic and financial developmets in Argentina. 8 a.m. at the Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $50-$100. Details: (212) 277-8376 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosts its 12th annual installation luncheon featuring Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Alvarez as guest speaker. Noon at Grove Isle Resort and Spa, 4 Grove Isle Dr., Coconut Grove. RSVP by May 30. $45-$50. Details: (305) 534-1903.
Risk Management Association’s annual general meeting featuring banking regulators roundtable discussion on regulations and compliance issues of interest to bankers. Noon-1:30 p.m. at Dadeland Marriott, 9090 South Dadeland Blvd., Dadeland. $25. Details: (305) 643-8257.
Ponce de Leon Development Association features guest speaker Kelly Sastre, director of development for Switchboard of Miami. Noon at City Cellar Restaurant, 45 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $16. Details: (305) 443-7973.
The International Consumers Forum covers fair-trade laws, consumer issues and organizations, financial systems for immigrants and investment alternatives. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $200. Details: Martha Lucia Gomez, (305) 778-1611 or email@example.com.
Miami-Dade Expressway Authority hosts its annual procurement workshop and business networking. 10 a.m.-noon at William M. Lehman Miami-Dade Expressway Authority Building, 3790 NW 21st St., Miami. RSVP required. Free. Details: (305) 637-3277.
Hurricane Preparedness workshop teaches effective ways to prepare and communicate with other agencies, companies, media and other organizations. 11:30 a.m. at Mercy Hospital, 3641 S. Miami Ave., Coconut Grove. $10-$35 includes lunch. RSVP required. Details: (305) 375-1492.
Next Generation Urban Investors Summit presents a panel of discussion on real estate, stocks and business- and wealth-building strategies. 9 a.m. at Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, Conference Center, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $35. Details: (305) 479-2403 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
State of Israel Bonds hosts the 20th annual CPA-Attorney Continuing Education seminar and dinner, featuring guest speaker and radio host, Eliezer Rivlin. 3 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel, International Ballroom, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $60. Details: (305) 895-4700.