Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on September 18, 2008
Epstein Becker and Green PC will host a Corporate Compliance Seminar for business executives and counsel about managing risks. The event will host guest speaker Jack Norris, special counsel for the Multi-State Litigation Unit at the Florida office of the Attorney General. 8:15 a.m. Miami City Club, 200 S Biscayne Blvd., Suite 5500, Miami. $50, RSVP required. Details: (305) 579-3200.
WOMEN OF VIRTUE AWARDS
The Latin Business Club of America will host the third annual presentation of its "Women of Virtue Awards." 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. InterContinental Hotel, West Miami, 2505 NW 87th Ave., Hialeah. Details: (305) 573-1369 or www. latinbiz.net/womenawards.htm.
Chamber South hosts an after-hours card exchange and mixer with complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beverages. 5:30-7 p.m. Bank United, 8941 SW 136th St., Kendall. RSVP required. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce will induct four local celebrities into its Sports Hall of Champions. The ceremony will induct the Dolphins’ John Offerdahl and recognize South-Florida Olympians. 11:30 a.m. Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $75 per person, $750 for 10-person table. Details: (305) 577-5451 or www.miamichamber.com.
Chamber South hosts the Chairman’s Tropical Gala honoring past Chairman Bob Gallaher and incoming Chairman Peter Jude. 7 p.m. Crowne Plaza Hotel, 9100 N Kendall Drive, Kendall. $100 per person. RSVP required. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
Chamber South hosts a meeting of its Non-Profit Committee. 8 a.m. 6410 SW 80th St., South Miami. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a meeting of its Supply Chain and Logistics Committee. 8:30-10 a.m. 2801 NW 74th Ave. Details: www.miamichamber.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a meeting of its Workforce Housing Committee. 8:30-10 a.m. 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Ray Goode-Ryder Conference Room, Miami. Details: www.miamichamber.com.
INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRAINING
The Florida Foreign Trade Association will conduct an import and export seminar in Spanish. The session will cover US government export controls, cargo insurance and buyers’ and sellers’ responsibilities in foreign transactions. 1:30-4:30 p.m. Miami Free Zone, 2305 NW 107th Ave., Doral. Details: (305) 471-0737 or www.ffta.com.
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce presents "Sales Matter," an interactive workshop to help people make great first impressions, quickly establish connections and rapports with new acquaintances and start the process of building useful and lasting relationships. 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. 1920 Meridian Ave., third floor conference center, Miami Beach. $10. Details: (305) 695-6832 or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
BUSINESS EDUCATION MEETING
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a meeting of its Human Resources and Business Education Committee. 4:30-5 p.m. 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: www.miamichamber.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts an open house to kick off the fall season. The evening will feature a general information session, a committee sign-up event and an after-hours networking opportunity. 5:30-8 p.m. Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. Details: (305) 577-5433 or www.miamichamber.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts an event bringing several industries together to show how cultural tourism can contribute to the growth of a business. 6-8 p.m. Books and Books, 264 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 326-1021 or www.miamichamber.com.