Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on April 15, 2010
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosts its Good Morning Coral Gables breakfast featuring speaker Mark Rosenberg, president of Florida International University. 7:30 a.m. Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Alhambra Ballroom, Coral Gables. $20-$45. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce celebrates the opening of its headquarters on Miami Beach, one of the only visitor centers in the US sponsored by a gay chamber. Special recognition will be given to "Mr. Miami Beach" Michael Aller, City of Miami Beach tourism and convention director, in dedicating a conference room in his name. 6-8 p.m. Miami Beach Old City Hall, 1130 Washington Ave. Details: (305) 573-4000 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.gogaymiami.com.
COFFEE AND CONVERSATION
Meet the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce and other chamber members for coffee. 9-10 a.m. Synergy Yoga South Beach, 435 Española Way #A, Miami Beach. RSVP requested. Details: (305) 695-6829 or email@example.com or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
LATIN AMERICAN OPENINGS
A panel moderated by Business Week senior writer Roben Farzad discusses the challenges and opportunities for private capital in Latin America. Part of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Global Business Briefing series. Panelists include Matthew E. Cole, managing partner with North Bay Equity Partners; José Fuster, senior vice president of Darby Overseas Investments; and Carlos Gonzalez, a partner with Diaz, Reus & Targ. 8 a.m. registration and breakfast. 8:30 a.m. program. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce in the Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $25-$45. Details: (305) 577-5477 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce Women’s Business Council holds its monthly meeting. 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, 1920 Meridian Ave., third floor, Miami Beach. RSVP requested. Details: (305) 694-6832 or comm.@miamibeachchamber.com or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
LADIES WHO LUNCH
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce Women’s Business Network meets for lunch, featuring motivational speaker Lisa Marie Platske, CEO of leadership development firm UpSide Thinking. 11:30 a.m. Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. $35-$45. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
Guests and members are invited to the West Kendall Business Association’s monthly networker, focusing on "Speed Leads." Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Mercantil Commercebank, 11631 N Kendall Drive, Kendall. Details: (305) 238-9966 or email@example.com or www.westkendallbusiness.com.
BRING THE BRITS
Make professional British contacts at this networker hosted by the Florida Association of British Business (FABB). 6:30-9:30 p.m. News Lounge, 5580 NE Fourth Court, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 371-9340 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn what chamber membership can do for you at the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s "Bagels with the Boss" event. President and CEO Barry Johnson hosts, discussing how attendees can get involved, make new connections and get more business. 8-10 a.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 577-5486 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
The Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce holds a networking luncheon for its Upper Eastside/Midtown area membership group. Noon-1 p.m. Soyka, 5556 NE Fourth Court, Miami. $30. Details: (305) 573-4000 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.gogaymiami.com.
Ricky Arriola, CEO of Inktel Direct, discusses a book that has influenced his business success: Chip Conley’s "Peak: How Great Companies Get Their Mojo from Maslow." Part of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s "Bright Out of the Book" series. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon program. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $30-$40. Details: (305) 577-5432 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.