Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on October 8, 2009
Chamber South’s MAC-Military Affairs committee meets. 8-9 a.m. South Dade Office, 900 Perrine Ave., Perrine. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
FUTURE OF DOWNTOWN
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s "Helping Young Professionals Engage" and New World Committees host a panel discussion on the development of downtown and Brickell and its effect on young professionals. 8-10:30 a.m. The Miami City Club, 200 Biscayne Blvd., 55th floor, Miami. $25. Details: (305) 577-5444 or www.miamichamber.com.
The West Kendall Business Association hosts its fourth annual business expo where local businesses and restaurants can exhibit their products and services. Last year’s expo attracted more than 100 exhibitors and 1,100 attendees. 3-8 p.m. Signature Gardens,
12725 SW 122nd Ave., Kendall. Details: (305) 238-9966 or www.westkendallbusiness.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.
The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida host a roundtable discussion on cooperation between the US and Brazil in the area of biofuels and how to enhance energy security while protecting the environment and creating green jobs. The discussion will include US Rep. Kendrick Meek and Burl Haigwood, president of the Flexfuel Vehicle Club of America. 8 a.m. Hotel InterContinental Miami, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami. Details: (305) 579-9030 or www.brazilchamber.org.
COFFEE WITH THE PREZ
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce hosts a morning meeting with chamber President Wendy Kallergis. 9 a.m. ULTA Beauty Salon, 337 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 695-6829 or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s transportation and infrastructure committee meets to discuss the county’s transportation needs with US Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart. 10:30 a.m. 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $30. Details: www.maimichamber.com.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce’s cultural affairs committee meets. 9 a.m. 224 Catalonia Ave., chamber conference room two, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosts a luncheon with guest speakers Jack Goldin, regional vice president of American Fund Distributors, and Richard Goodman, a wealth management adviser for Northwestern Mutual Financial Network. 11:45 a.m. Texas de Brazil, 300 Alton Road, Miami Beach. $45. Details: (305) 534-1903 or www.sflhcc.com.
Chamber South hosts a networking luncheon. 11:45 a.m. Carrabba’s Italian Grill
5829 SW 73rd St., South Miami. $20 members, $30 others. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce’s Trustee Council meets. 4 p.m. 224 Catalonia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce celebrates the accomplishments of a handful of Miami’s business leaders including outgoing Miami Mayor Manny Diaz, Great Florida Bank Market President Obdulio Piedra and others. 11:30 a.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Treetop Ballroom, Watson Island. $75 members, $85 others. Details: (305) 577-5458 or www.miamichamber.com.