Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on March 18, 2010
Frank Nero, president and CEO of The Beacon Council, speaks at the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce’s "Good Morning Coral Gables Breakfast." 7:30 a.m. Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., ballroom, Coral Gables. $20-$40. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
BUILDING YOUR NETWORK
Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Barry Johnson talks to prospective members about what the chamber has to offer over breakfast. 8-9:45 a.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. Details: (305) 577-5486 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce’s Emerging Leadership Council presents "Your Space Matters" featuring organization expert Cristina Maria Lloyd and life coach Luevenia Sterling. Attendees will learn how to maximize growth and productivity by organizing their business and personal lives. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Cando Arts Co-Op Gallery, 309 23rd St., Miami Beach. $20-$25. RSVP required. Details: email@example.com or www.miamibeachchamber.com
ON THE EASTSIDE
The Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce holds a networking luncheon for its upper eastside/midtown membership. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Soyka, 5556 NE Fourth Court, Miami. $30. Details: (305) 573-4000 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.gogaymiami.com.
The Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce hosts its Annual Business Leaders Luncheon. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Miami Biscayne Bay Marriott, 1633 N Bayshore Drive, Miami. Details: (305) 751-8648 or m-dcc.org.
Chamber South hosts its Business After Hours Card Exchange. 5:30-7 p.m. Fun Club, 6710 SW 80th St., Kendall. Free. RSVP required. $50-$550. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
The South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosts a networking reception in honor of Women’s History Month, during which the seventh annual Women of Leadership Awards will be presented. Appetizers and drinks will be served. 5:30-7:30 p.m. TD Bank, 2401 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. Free for members. $15 nonmembers. Details: www.sflhcc.com.
The Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Empowerment Group holds its first bimonthly luncheon featuring Office Depot Foundation President Mary Wong. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon lunch. Hyatt Regency Downtown Miami, 400 SE Second Ave., Miami. $35 members. $45 nonmembers. RSVP required. Details: (305) 573-4000 or email@example.com or www.gogaymiami.com.
The Brazilian American Your Professionals Club hosts a free networking event in Coral Gables. 6-8:30 p.m. Cleber Lopes Beauty & Life Institute, 330 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 579-9030 or www.brazilchamber.org.
MINGLE WITH BRITS
Anyone looking to make professional British contacts is invited to a free networker hosted by the Florida Association of British Business (FABB). 6:30-9:30 p.m. The News Lounge, 5580 NE Fourth Court, Miami. Details: (305) 371-9340 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.britishflorida.com.
Miami Dade College’s School of Business offers free small business education seminars in Spanish and English. Topics include "Government Contracts and Other Sources of Public and Private Funding," "Marketing and Selling Techniques" and a QuickBooks workshop. Various dates and times March 23-April 23. Details: (305) 237-7429 or email@example.com or www.mdc.edu/business/Small%20Business%20Education%20Program/index.htm.
Chamber South holds its General Membership Breakfast. 7:15 a.m. Miami Marriott Dadeland, 9090 S Dadeland Blvd., Kendall. $20-$35. RSVP required. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a Global Business Briefing entitled "The Europeans Are Coming! What’s in it for South Florida?" 8 a.m. registration and continental breakfast. 8:30 a.m. program. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $25-$45. Details: (305) 577-5477 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The West Kendall Business Association holds its monthly networking luncheon featuring Miami-Dade County Commissioner Katy Sorenson. 11:15 a.m. networking and registration. Noon program and luncheon. Signature Gardens, 12725 SW 122nd Ave., Kendall. $25-$40. Details: (305) 238-9966 or www.westkendallbusiness.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce presents the HYPE Awards, which acknowledge innovation and achievement in area young professionals, at an awards luncheon and ceremony. 11 a.m. registration. Noon program. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Treetop Ballroom, Watson Island. $55-$550. Details: (305) 577-5444 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
The Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosts its monthly Business Builders Luncheon for its downtown membership group. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon-1 p.m. luncheon and networking. Hard Rock Café Bayside, 401 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $30. Details: (305) 573-4000 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.gogaymiami.com.
The University of Miami and the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hold a complimentary networking reception including presentations on their approaches to diversity and inclusion. Speakers include Barbara Kahn, dean of the University of Miami School of Business Administration, and Tiffani Lee, chair of the chamber’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and a partner at Holland & Knight. 6:30-8:30 p.m. University of Miami School of Business Administration, McLamore Executive Education Center, 5250 University Drive, third floor, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 577-5451 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.