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Calendar Of Events Business

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Written by on February 19, 2009

Thursday 2/19

   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.

GREEN CHAINS

   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.

CONTINUING EDUCATION

   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a meeting of its Education Committee. 8:30-9:30 a.m. 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Ray Goode-Ryder Conference Room, Miami. Details: (305) 577-5421 or www.miamichamber.com.

CHAMBER LUNCHEON

   The South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosts a general membership luncheon. Noon-2 p.m. Casa Juancho, 2436 SW 8th St., Miami. $40 members, $55 others. Details: www.sflhcc.com.

AFTER-HOURS NETWORKER

   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.

SANDY SHOES

   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.

Friday 2/20

   Chamber South’s Business and Education Coalition meets. 7:30-8:30 a.m. South Miami Office, 6410 SW 80th St., South Miami. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.

WORKING TOGETHER

   The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce’s Business and Government Committee meets. 8 a.m. 224 Catalonia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.

BAGELS WITH THE BOSS

   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a breakfast meeting with chamber President Barry Johnson. 8 a.m. 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. Details: (305) 577-5446 or www.miamichamber.com.

Monday 2/23

   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Transportation and Infrastructure Committee meets. Harpal Kapoor, director of Miami-Dade Transit; Ysela Llort, assistant manager for Miami-Dade County and Jose Luis Mesa, director of the Metropolitan Planning Organization will be in attendance for discussion and presentations. 8 a.m. 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $30. Details: (305) 577-5421 or www.miamichamber.com.

Tuesday 2/24

   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Healthcare and Bioscience Committee meets. 8 a.m. 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Ray Goode-Ryder Conference Room, Miami. Details: www.miamichamber.com.

THE FUTURE OF HOUSING

   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Workforce Housing Committee meets. 8 a.m. 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $15. Details: www.miamichamber.com.

FOR THE GREATER GOOD

   Chamber South’s Not-For-Profit Committee meets. 8-9 a.m. South Miami Office, 6410 SW 80th St., South Miami. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.

BACK TO BASICS

   Commercial Real Estate Women of Miami present a back-to-basics training luncheon with performance expert Giselle Cheminand. She will discuss how corporations and entrepreneurs can enhance their marketing and sales skills to tap into their profit-earning potential. 11:30 a.m. Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. $45 members, $55 others. Details: (305) 938-0775 or www.crewmiami.org.

SHIPPING SEMINAR

   The Florida Foreign Trade Association hosts a seminar titled "How to Get Started in Import and Export." The seminar will cover such topics as US customs regulations, buyers’ and sellers’ responsibilities and product classifications. 1-4 p.m. Miami Free Zone, 2305 NW 107th Ave., Doral. $195. Details: www.ffta.com.

Wednesday 2/25

   Chamber South hosts a general membership luncheon with guest speaker Alberto Carvalho, superintendent of Miami-Dade County public schools. 7:15 a.m. Miami Marriott Dadeland, 9090 S. Dade Blvd., South Miami. $20 members, $30 others. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.

INNOVATION INSTITUTE

   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a business-innovation institute on buying goods locally and selling them globally. 8:30 a.m. Telefonica Data Center, 11300 NW 25th St., Doral. $30 members, $40 others. Details: (305) 577-5432 or www.miamichamber.com.

Thursday 2/26

   The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce’s Independent Business Committee meets. 8 a.m. 224 Catalonia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.

MODERNIZING SALES

   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a seminar titled "Virtual Face Time: Web 2.0 Strategies Every Business Owner Should Know." The seminar will discuss how such social-media tools as Facebook and MySpace can be used to build a online sales force. 8 a.m. 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $35 members, $45 others. Details: (305) 577-5438 or www.miamichamber.com.

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