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Calendar Of Events Business

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Written by on August 12, 2010

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Thursday 8/12

CANDIDATE FORUM

   Meet the District 17 US congressional candidates and learn their views at this first of two congressional forums. Candidates expected to attend include Phillip Brutus, North Miami Councilman Scott Galvin, Miami Gardens Mayor Shirley Gibson, Rudolph Moise, Miami Gardens Councilman André L. Williams and state Sen. Frederica A. Wilson. 4 p.m. registration and reception. 5:30 p.m. program. Florida International University’s Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 NE 151st St., Wolfe University Center Theater, North Miami. Free. Details: (305) 577-5466 or esimonhoff@miamichamber.com or www.miamichamber.com.

SPEAK UP

   Improve your public-speaking skills with the Miracle Mile Toastmasters Club, which meets every Thursday. 12:15-1:15 p.m. Courtyard Marriott, 2051 LeJeune Rd., Coral Gables. $17. Details: (305) 577-0016 or realestate@wandabee.com or www.miraclemiletoastmasters.com.

Friday 8/13

CHAMBER CURIOUS?

   Learn how becoming a member of the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce can help you at Chamber Involvement 101, a crash course/networker for new and prospective members. Includes breakfast. 9 a.m. Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, 224 Catalonia Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.

GLAM GET TOGETHER

   The Emerging Leadership Council of the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce holds its fourth annual Champions of Business Luncheon at recently reopened restaurant The Forge. The event’s panel of notable business leaders includes Ricky Arriola, president and CEO of Inktel Direct Corp.; Misha Gomez, creator of Misha’s Cupcakes; and Shareef Malnik, owner of The Forge. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The Forge, 432 41st St., Miami Beach. $60 chamber members. $75 others. $700 table sponsorship. Details: (305) 695-6833 or valerie@miamibeachchamber.com or www.miamibeachchamber.com.

MEMBERS MEET UP

   The South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosts a general membership luncheon. Noon-2 p.m. Casa Juancho, 2436 SW Eighth St., Miami. $45 members. $60 others. $450 table of ten. Details: (305) 534-1903 or www.sflhcc.com.

Sunday 8/15

FAMILY DAY

   Combine family fun with making connections at the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce’s family day at the beach. Price includes umbrellas, chairs and activities. Bring your own picnic. All-day event. Beach at 13th Street, Miami Beach. $30 per person. $50 per family. Details: (305) 674-1300 or chantal@miamibeachchamber.com or www.miamibeachchamber.com.

Tuesday 8/17

WOMEN’S COUNCIL

   The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Business Council holds its monthly meeting. 8:30-10 a.m. Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, 1920 Meridian Ave., third floor, Miami Beach. Free. Details: (305) 695-6834 or Kathleen@miamibeachchamber.com or www.miamibeachchamber.com.

CREATIVE INDUSTRIES

   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Creative Industries Committee meets. 8:30-10 a.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Free. Details: (305)350-7700 or www.miamichamber.com.

GROW YOUR DOUGH

   Learn about retirement strategies with Roth IRA conversions at this panel discussion and luncheon hosted by the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce Womens Business Network. Panelists are Wayne Cooper of AXA Advisors, Diana Levy of Goldstein Schechter Koch and Thomas R. Robinson of CFA Institute. 11:30 a.m. Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. $35-$45. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.

Thursday 8/19

TALKING TELECOM

   AT&T Florida President Marshall Criser III speaks at this month’s Good Morning Coral Gables Breakfast hosted by the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce. 7:30 a.m. The Biltmore, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $20-$40. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.

HEALTH MATTERS

   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Healthcare Committee meets. 8:30-9:30 a.m. Holland & Knight, 701 Brickell Ave., suite 3000, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 577-5491 or tvalenzuela@miamichamber.com or www.miamichamber.com.

BUSINESS BUILDERS

   The Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosts a networking luncheon for its Upper Eastside/Midtown members. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon-1 p.m. luncheon and networking. Soyka, 5556 NE Fourth Court, Miami. $30. Details: (305) 673-4440 or mdglcc@bellsouth.net or www.gogaymiami.com.

STATE OF BUSINESS

   An expert panel discusses "The State of Florida Business" at this Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce event. Panelists include John A. Adams, president and CEO of Enterprise Florida; Maria C. Alonso, chair of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce; William D. Talbert III, president and CEO of the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau; and Mark A. Wilson, president and CEO of the Florida Chamber of Commerce. 11:30 a.m. registration and luncheon. Noon-1:30 p.m. Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $65 members. $75 nonmembers. Details: (305) 577-5471 or aancona@miamichamber.com or www.miamichamber.com.

MIND YOUR MANNERS

   Chamber South hosts a business etiquette workshop. 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Chamber South, 6410 SW 80th St., South Miami. $30 including lunch. Details: sgallaher@chambersouth.com or www.chambersouth.com.

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