Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on July 24, 2008
Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce: Business & Education Committee meeting. 8 a.m. Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, 224 Catalonia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
BOSS & BAGELS
Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts Bagels with the Boss, a breakfast event with chamber President Barry Johnson discussing membership and connections and getting business. 8-10 a.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, Ballroom Level, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: www.miamichamber.com.
Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosts its monthly Business Builders Luncheon, a networking event for the Upper Eastside/Midtown area membership group. 11:30 a.m. Soyka’s Restaurant, 5556 NE Fourth Ct. RSVP required. $30. Details: (305) 573-4000 or www.gogaymiami.com.
Florida International University presents Entrepreneur Boot Camp Workshops, three workshops that will educate participants on entrepreneurship. This week’s workshop, "Financial Modeling," will relay processes for developing financial statements that communicate clearly. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Florida International University, College of Business Complex 152, 11200 SW Eighth St., Miami. $95. Details: www.entrepreneurship.fiu.edu/bootcamp.
Florida Foreign Trade Association presents business networking luncheon with 16 companies led by the US Commercial Service of the US Embassy in Caracas, Venezuela. Featured speakers: Manuel Mencia, senior vice president of International Trade & Business Development, Enterprise Florida and James Koloditch, senior commercial officer, US Commercial Services, US Embassy of Caracas. Noon-1:30 p.m. Miami Free Zone, 2305 NW 107th Ave., Miami. $30 members; $35 non-members. Details: (305) 471-0737 or www.ffta.com.
The Florida District Export Council presents Export University, Export 201: Legal Aspects of Exporting. Export University is a series of courses on exporting designed to help Florida companies begin an export initiative and to gain increasing skills and innovativeness in their international sales. 8:30 a.m.-Noon. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, Ballroom level, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $45. Details: www.floridaexporter.com.
Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce hosts monthly networker. 6-8 p.m. 55th Street Station, Suite 5, 5580 NE Fourth Court. $10 for members; $15 for guests; Free for Pillar members. Details: www.miamibeachchamber.com.
Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors meeting. 10:30 a.m. Westin Colonnade Hotel, 180 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce Trustee Luncheon. 11:45 a.m. Westin Colonnade Hotel, 180 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
SHAKERS & STIRRERS
Networking for Professionals presents Shakers & Stirrers, where business connections can be made. 6-8 p.m. Novecento, 1414 Brickell Ave., Miami. $10 members and $15 non-members online in advance; $20 at the door. Details: www.networkingforprofessionals.com.
West Kendall Business Association hosts monthly luncheon with guest speaker George Feldenkreis, chairman and chief executive officer of Perry Ellis International. 11:15 a.m. Signature Gardens, 12725 SW 122nd Ave., Miami. RSVP. $25-$45. Details: (305) 238-9966 or www.westkendallbusiness.com.
Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosts monthly Business Builders Luncheon for the Coral Gables/Downtown membership group. 11:30 a.m. Perricones’ Restaurant, 15 SE Tenth St., Miami. RSVP required. $30. Details: (305)573-4000 or www.gogaymiami.com.
KEY TO THE VAULT
ORT America presents a Miami Next Generation Event: "You’ve Been Given a Key to the Vault…" The event features a networking opportunity and benefits "Students at Risk" in Israel. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mellon United National Bank, 1688 Meridian Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 416-7911 or www.ortamerica.org.