Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on November 4, 2010
The National Hispana Leadership Institute holds its Executive Leadership Training Conference and Mujer Awards. Highlights include inspirational speakers, a nonprofit management institute and style branding for leaders with fashion expert Martín Llorens. Ends Nov. 5. Hyatt Regency Miami, 400 SE Second Ave., Miami. $175-$375. Details: www.nhli.org.
Earn 3.5 CLE credits including 0.5 in ethics at this legal seminar on "Inadequate Security Litigation in Florida: Strategies and tactics in investigating, litigating and trying premises security cases." Includes complimentary breakfast, a discussion on case law and information on relevant statutes, codes and ordinances. 8:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Leighton Law in the SunTrust building, One SE Third Ave., 19th floor, Miami. Free. Details: www.leightonlaw.com.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce holds the 2010 Diamond Awards. 11:30 a.m. Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. $50-$600. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.gableschamber.org.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a panel discussion on "The Ins and Outs of Nonprofit Board Membership." Learn how board membership can increase career visibility and give you access to valuable contacts. Panelists are Joseph L. Falk, a consultant with Akerman Senterfitt; Linda Schotthoefer, executive director of the Center on Nonprofit Effectiveness and Raul Valdes-Fauli, South Florida president of CNLBank. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon-1:30 program. Blue Cross Blue Shield, 8400 NW 33rd St., Doral. $25-$35. Details: (305) 577-5451 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
CREW-Miami (Commercial Real Estate Women) and The Women’s Fund of Miami-Dade hosts a Cocktails, Community & Connections fundraiser. 6-8 p.m. 1450 Brickell Ave., Miami. RSVP requested. Details: www.crewmiami.org.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce invites new and prospective members to its crash course and networker on "Chamber Involvement 101." 9 a.m. Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, 224 Catalonia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.gableschamber.org.
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce holds a luncheon aboard the Norwegian EPIC cruise ship. Take a look around the ship and mingle with members of international business associations. Boarding 11 a.m. Event noon-2 p.m. EPIC at the Port of Miami, 2020 Port Blvd., Miami. $30. Details: (305) 674-1300 or email@example.com.
Learn how to make the most of small business tax incentives at a panel discussion hosted by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. Panelists include J. Michael Custer, tax principal with Kaufman Rossin & Co.; Erik S. Harris, senior manager of tax services with Ernst & Young and Diana M. Levi, a partner with Goldstein Schechter Koch. 8 a.m. registration and breakfast. 8:30-10:45 a.m. program. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $25-$50. Details: (305) 577-5458 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The Florida Foreign Trade Association holds a two-session Import and Export Seminar. 12:30- 4 p.m. Second session Nov. 11 12:30-4 p.m. Miami Free Zone, 2305 NW 107th Ave., Doral. $175. Details: (305) 471-0737 or email@example.com or www.ffta.com.
PLANNERS MEET UP
The Financial Planning Association of Miami-Dade holds a dinner meeting, including a presentation on "Variable Annuities: De-Bunking the Myth" by Heide Kavo of Lincoln Financial, Jessica Hughes of Jackson Life and Joe Wolen, Prudential Annuities. In addition, John J. LaRue of Mallah Furman gives a presentation on "The Tax Man Cometh — Looking Through the Tax Planning Crystal Ball to 2011." 5:30-6 p.m. registration and networking. 6-8 p.m. dinner and presentations. University of Miami BankUnited Center, 1245 Dauer Drive, Hurricane 100 Room, Coral Gables. $45-$70. Details: (786) 390-7655 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.fpamiamidade.org.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce holds a bankers forum on new regulations and effects on liquidity and equity. Speakers include Cynthia Counts Goodwin, vice president of the Policy and Credit Risk Division for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta; Alex Sanchez, CEO of the Florida Bankers Association and Kenneth Thomas, an independent bank consultant and economist. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon-2 p.m. luncheon and program. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., downtown level, Miami. $40-$60. Details: (305) 577-5464 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
Chamber South holds its monthly networking luncheon. 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Carrabba’s Italian Grill, 5829 SW 73rd St., South Miami. $25-$45. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.