Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on June 1, 2006
British-American Chamber of Commerce hosts a leadership program on getting and maintaining peak performance. 6-8 p.m. at John Martin’s Restaurant, 2nd floor, 253 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. RSVP required. $20. Details: (305) 259-0542 or www.baccsouthflorida.org
BREAKFAST WITH SHALALA
The Women’s Executive Leadership hosts a breakfast with University of Miami President Donna Shalala. 7:30-9:30 a.m. at Northern Trust Bank, 700 Brickell Ave., Miami. RSVP required. Free for members; $40-$50 others. Details: (305) 446-2700 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com.
CUBAN LEGAL SYSTEM
The Cuban American Bar Association hosts a conference on the past, present, and future of the Cuban legal system. Featuring guest speakers, a cocktail reception, and 2003 National Book Award recipient, Carlos Eire. 8:30 a.m. at University of Miami’s School of Law, Rm. 352, 1311 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 347-1774.
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 S. Dadeland Blvd., Dadeland. $25. Details: (305) 643-8257.
Human Services Coalition hosts a luncheon on hurricane preparedness. Noon-1:30 p.m. at 260 NE 17th Terrace, Suit 200, Miami. $5-$8. Details: (305) 576-5001.
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 required. $45-$50. Details: (305) 534-1903.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Human Services Coalition hosts a discussion on how to utilize Appreciative Advocacy and select strategies and civic assets to benefit individuals and bussinesses in order to build a prosperous Miami-Dade County. Noon-1:30 p.m. at 260 NE 17th Terr., Suit 200, Miami. Details: (305) 576-5001 or www.imaginemiami.org
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.
North Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce networking event. 5:30-7 p.m. at Chick-N-Grill, 1608 NE Miami Gardens Dr., Unincorporated Miami-Dade County. Free for Chamber members; $10 others. RSVP required. Details: (305) 944-8500.
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 email@example.com
Former president Bill Clinton will honor Florida Sen. Bill Nelson at a special reception. 5-7 p.m. at The Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $100. Details: https://contribute.nelsonforsenate.com/events/coralgables0611a.html
The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners hosts a luncheon with guest speaker Geoffrey Cone discussing New Zealand as the new offshore center. 12:30-2 p.m. at Morton’s Steakhouse, 1200 Brickell Ave., Miami. $60-$65. Details: (305) 374-3886.
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.