Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on September 25, 2008
The Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce hosts its third business lunch of the month. Noon-1:30 p.m. Mahogany Grille, 2190 NW 183rd St., Opa-Locka. Details: (305) 751-8648 or www.m-dcc.org.
ARTS AND BUSINESS
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.
Chamber South hosts a meeting of its Education and Business Coalition Committee. 7:30-8:30 a.m. 6410 SW 80th St., South Miami. Details: (305) 661-1621 ext. 100 or www.chambersouth.com.
CLIMATE CHANGE MEETING
Meeting of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Climate Change Task Force. 10:15-11:15 a.m. 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: www.miamichamber.com.
The City of Miami and the Community Redevelopment Agency are hosting the "Wake up Miami Housing and Economic Development Expo." Attendees will have the chance to attend seminars covering everything from urban revitalization to homebuyer counseling and foreclosure prevention. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Miami Downtown Hilton, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 250-5390.
The Latin Builder’s Association will host guest speaker and Wells Fargo Senior Economist Larry Schlossberg at its monthly luncheon. Noon. JW Marriott Brickell, 1111 Brickell Ave., Miami. $65 for members, $90 for nonmembers. Details: (305) 446-5989.
An opportunity to establish contacts in the United Kingdom sponsored by Florida Association of British Business. 6:30-9:30 p.m. American Legion Hall, 6445 NE 7th Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 371-9340 or www.britishflorida.com.
The Center for Hemispheric Policy at the University of Miami hosts a breakfast with Chilean Minister of the Economy Hugo Lavados. 8:15 a.m. Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-9918 or www.miami.edu/chp.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosts a meeting of the Go Green Committee. 8:30 a.m. 224 Catalonia Ave., chamber conference room one, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
Chamber South hosts a meeting of its Governmental Affairs Committee. 7:30-8:30 a.m. 6410 SW 80 St., South Miami. Details: (305) 661-1621 ext. 100 or www.chambersouth.com
"TIME" magazine Bureau Chief Tim Padgett will moderate a discussion of future US-Latin-American relations between Latin-American Policy advisers for the presidential candidates. 11:30 a.m. 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $35 for members, $45 for nonmembers. Details: (305) 577-5477 or www.miamichamber.com.
President of the Latin Intelligence Corporation Dr. Maria Velez de Berliner will discuss the opportunities and challenges Brazil faces while trying to capitalize on the billions of barrels of oil in between the Espírito Santo and Santa Catarina regions. Noon-2 p.m. The Westin Colonnade Hotel, 180 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. $45 for members, $60 for nonmembers. Details: (305) 579-9030 or www.brazilchamber.org.