Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on December 17, 2009
Join the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce for light bites, networking and last-minute shopping, including special discounts at Macy’s. 6-8 p.m. Macy’s South Beach, 1675 Meridian Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 695-6834 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
Nonprofit sector players can meet new colleagues and learn about managing nonprofit careers at the University of Miami Center for Nonprofit Management workshop and networking luncheon. Guest speakers Virginia A. Jacko, CEO of the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind, and Robin Reiter, president of Reiter & Associates, will discuss nonprofit careers in an open roundtable discussion, including moving among nonprofit, private sector and government careers.12-2 p.m. University of Miami School of Business, third floor, Executive Education Center dining room, Coral Gables. $25. Details: (305) 284-6673 or email@example.com or http://nonprofit.miami.edu.
Upper Eastside and Midtown-area members of the Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce meet for a monthly Business Builders networking luncheon. RSVP required. 11:30 a.m. Soyka, 5556 NE 4th Court, Miami. $30. Details: (305) 573-4000 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.gogaymiami.com.
Chamber South hosts its holiday party and toy drive benefiting the City of South Miami Community Center, the Children’s Home Society and CHI-Community Health of South Florida. 6-9 p.m. Datran Center Atrium, 9100 S Dadeland Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 661-1621 or email@example.com or www.chambersouth.com.
SMALL BIZ BASH
Join about 500 other small businesses for the Minority Chamber of Commerce’s seven-hour Christmas party. In addition to dinner, the evening will include a salsa dancing competition, live music and a performance by a stand-up comedian. 7 p.m. Dec. 17. Lobo Jack Discotheque, 155 SW 107th Ave., Sweetwater. $50 members, $60 others. Details: www.minoritychamber.net.
Local nonprofit Partners for Self Employment hosts a free QuickBooks accounting software workshop geared toward small businesses and non-profits that use QuickBooks or want to. Presenter Eric Yankwitt, who is a lawyer, accountant and certified quick books instructor, will teach attendees the essentials of QuickBooks and how it can help keep a business running smoothly. 6-8:30 p.m. Partners for Self Employment, 3000 Biscayne Blvd., suite 215, Miami. Details: (305) 438-1407 ext. 215 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.partnersforselfemployment.com.