Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on February 12, 2009
Chamber South’s Military Affairs Committee meets. 8-9 a.m. 900 Perrine Ave., Perrine. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
Chamber South’s Transportation Committee meets. 7:30-8:30 a.m. South Dade Office, 900 Perrine Ave., Perrine. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
REAL ESTATE REVIEW
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a panel discussion titled "Is the Sky Falling?: The State of Real Estate in South Florida." Panelists include Ron Shuffield, president of Esslinger Wooten Maxwell; Peter Zalewski, principal of Condo Vultures, and others. 11:30 a.m. 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $30 members, $40 others. Details: (305) 577-5464 or www.miamichamber.com.
Chamber South hosts a workshop on how start-up businesses can apply for Mom and Pop grants. Guest speakers will include Alfie Sergio, aide to county Commissioner Katy Sorenson, and Leroy Jones, executive director of Neighbors and Neighbors and founder of the Mom and Pop program. 11:30 a.m. South Dade Office, 900 Perrine Ave., Perrine. $15. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
The Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce hosts an evening networking event. 6:30-8:30 p.m. 2911 Grand Ave., Coconut Grove. $5 members, $10 others. Details: (305) 444-7270 or www.coconutgrovechamber.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts another installation of its "Inspiring Green Ideas" series. Such panelists as Cutler Bay Mayor Paul Vrooman, Robert Ruano, director of Grants and Sustainable Initiatives of the City of Miami, and others will discuss ways in which Miamians can make their homes and businesses more sustainable. Noon. 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $35 members, $50 others. Details: (305) 577-5466 or www.miamichamber.com.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Committee meets. 4:30 p.m. 224 Catalonia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
Chamber South hosts a seminar titled "Show Me the Money: Basic Business Planning for Extraordinary Revenues and Profits." Guest speaker will be Jeanette Kraar, CEO of Performance Management Consulting LLC. 8 a.m. South Miami Office, 6410 SW 80th St., South Miami. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosts "Good Morning Coral Gables," with guest speaker Brian Keeley, CEO of Baptist Health South Florida. Mr. Keeley will discuss possible healthcare reform under President Obama. 7:30 a.m. The Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Country Club Ballroom, Coral Gables. $20 members, $30 others. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The Ryder Center for Supply Chain Management hosts the second annual Green Supply Chain Conference. The forum will examine how some of the world’s most respected companies’ green practices create an environmentally sustainable supply chain. Ends Feb. 20. Kovens Conference Center, Florida International University’s Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 NE 151st St., North Miami Beach. $295 Details: (305) 500-5761 or business.fiu.edu/greensupplychain2009/index.cfm.
Chamber South hosts an after-hours business networker and card exchange. 5:30 p.m. Khoury’s Mediterranean Restaurant, 5887 SW 73rd St., South Miami. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts the 2009 "Sand In My Shoes Award" honoring Adolfo Henriques, former chairman, CEO and president of Florida East Coast Industries, for his commitment to the South Florida community. 6:30 p.m. 9. Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Symphony Ballroom, Miami. $350. RSVP required Details: (305) 577-5421 or www.miamichamber.com.