Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on January 1, 2009
The Chamber South’s Small Business Committee meets. 7:30-8:30 a.m. 6410 SW 80th St., South Miami. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce’s International Affairs Committee meets. 8 a.m. 224 Catalonia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce’s Going Green Committee meets. 8:30 a.m. 224 Catalonia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
LOOKING FOR MORE
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce hosts its monthly breakfast for new and prospective members. 8:30-10:30 a.m. Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, 1920 Meridian Ave., third-floor ballroom, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 695-6829 or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
FASHION AND BUSINESS
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce trustee luncheon hears Beacon Council CEO Frank Nero speak on "The New Runway for Miami: Fashion Lifestyle Initiative," followed by a look at 2009 national and global outlook and their impact on Florida by J. Antonio Villamil, dean of the College of Business at St. Thomas University and principal adviser to The Washington Economics Group Inc. 11:45 a.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Treetop Ballroom, Watson Island. $55 members, $65 others.
Details: (305) 577-5421 or www.miamichamber.com.
LUNCH WITH THE MINISTER
The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce hosts a luncheon with the Minister of Communications of Brazil, Hélio Costa. Mr. Costa has helped Brazil adopt digital television while rebuilding and reinforcing public policies for telecommunications, broadcasting, digital inclusion programs and postal services. Noon-2 p.m. Bankers Club, 2 S Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $45 members, $60 others. Details: (305) 579-9030 or www.brazilchamber.org.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce and Educate Tomorrow host "Wind-Down Wednesday" to help local professionals network and encourage volunteers to become mentors for young adults aging out of the foster-care system. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Splitsville Luxury Lanes & Dinner Lounge, 5701 Sunset Drive, South Miami. $20 in advance, $25 at the door Details: www.coralgableschamber.org.
The Chamber South’s Government Affairs Committee meets. 7:30-8:30 a.m. 6410 SW 80 St., South Miami. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.