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Calendar Of Events Business

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Written by on February 10, 2011

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Thursday 2/10

AWARDING EXCELLENCE

   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce holds its 2011 Sand in My Shoes Award reception honoring Peter J. Dolara of American Airlines. 6:30 p.m. cocktail reception. 7:30 p.m. dinner and award presentation. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Treetop Ballroom, Watson Island. Tickets sold out. Details: (305) 350-7700 or www.miamichamber.com.

CUTLER BAY

   The Cutler Bay Business Association holds its monthly meeting. Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Alvarez is to speak. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Palmetto Bay Village Center, 18001 Old Cutler Road, Palm Room, Cutler Bay. $10 members. $20 others. Details: jtn193@bellsouth.net or www.cutlerbaybusinessassociation.com.

BUSINESS FORUM

   The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce holds an International Business Forum Luncheon, featuring a panel discussion on the state of the international marketplace and how to expand your business abroad. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. $35 members. $45 others. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.gableschamber.org.

TRUSTEE COUNCIL

   The Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce holds a Trustee Council Luncheon. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Calder Race Course and Casino Tropical Garden Buffet, 21001 NW 27th Ave., Miami Gardens. RSVP requested. Details: (305) 751-8648 or bjames@m-dcc.org or www.m-dcc.org.

QUICKIE NETWORKER

   The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce’s Emerging Leadership Council holds a "Quickie Networker" at Emeril’s. Participants are divided into pairs and given one minute each to discuss their businesses. Meet 30 professionals in an hour. 6-8 p.m. Emeril’s, 1601 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. $5. Details: (305) 674-1300 or lisa@miamibeachchamber.com or www.miamibeachchamber.com.

RELOCATION ISSUES

   The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida and law firm Shutts & Bowen host an informational breakfast on "Important Issues that Brazilian Entrepreneurs Face When Relocating To Or Doing Business in Florida." Attorneys will discuss working visas, "Avoiding Customs Pitfalls and Protecting Trademarks," "Tax Structures for Private Companies and Wealthy Individuals," among other topics. 8-10:30 a.m. Shutts & Bowen, Miami Center suite 1500, 201 S Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Members free. Others $15. RSVP required. Details: (305) 579-9030 or www.brazilchamber.org.

GROVE CHAMBER

   The Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce holds its February luncheon, featuring the Coconut Grove Arts Festival. Noon-2 p.m. Courtyard Miami Coconut Grove, 2649 S Bayshore Drive, Coconut Grove. $30 members. $35 others. Details: (305) 444-7270 or info@coconutgrove.com or www.coconutgrove.com.

Friday 2/11

CHAMBER INVOLVEMENT

   The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce presents "Chamber Involvement 101," a crash course and networker for new and prospective members. Enjoy breakfast, meet chamber leaders and learn how membership can improve your bottom line. 9-10:15 a.m. Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, 224 Catalonia Ave., Coral Gables. Free. RSVP required. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.gableschamber.org.

INTERNATIONAL TIES

   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s International Business Development Group holds a working breakfast, including a mid-year discussion on the chamber’s international agenda. 8-10 a.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $15 in advance. $25 on site. Details: (305) 577-5477 or jgonzalez@miamichamber.com or www.miamichamber.com.

Tuesday 2/15

WOMEN’S MEETING

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

SUPPLIER DIVERSITY

   Beatrice Louissant, president of the South Florida Minority Supplier Development Council, discusses "The Business Case on Supplier Diversity" at a Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce breakfast. 8:30-10:30 a.m. . Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $15 members in advance. $25 others. Details: (305) 577-5451 or jsanchez@miamichamber.com or www.miamichamber.com.

DOWNTOWN BUSINESS

   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s New World Center Committee holds a luncheon on "The State of Business in Downtown Miami and Brickell." Speakers include Frank Fernandez, senior vice president at U.S. Century Bank; Tony Alonso, president of La Epoca Department Stores; and Michael Mihajlov, general manager of Chophouse Miami. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $35 members and $45 others in advance. $50 on site. Details: (305) 577-5491 or www.miamichamber.com.

MOVIE NIGHT

   The West Kendall Business Association hosts a networker/movie night, featuring hors d’oeuvres, happy-hour drinks and discounted movie tickets. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Kendall Village Diner, 8695 SW 124th Ave., Kendall. Free. Details: (305) 386-4030 or admin@westkendallbusiness.com or www.westkendallbusiness.com.

Wednesday 2/16

NEW MEMBERS

   The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce holds its monthly new member orientation. 8:30-10 a.m. Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, 1920 Meridian Ave., third floor, Miami Beach. Free for members. Details: (305) 695-6834 or kathleen@miamibeachchamber.com or www.miamibeachchamber.com.

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

   HYPE Miami, the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s young professionals group, holds a networker. 5:30 p.m. registration. 6-8 p.m. networking reception. Largo Bar & Grill, 401 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $20 members and $30 others in advance. $30 on site. Details: (305) 577-5444 or ddolan@miamichamber.com or www.miamichamber.com.

REAL ESTATE OUTLOOK

   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce holds panel discussions on "The State of Real Estate in South Florida." Jeff Berkowitz, president and founder of Berkowitz Development Group; Tere Blanca, president of Blanca Commercial Real Estate; Jay Massirman, executive managing director of Asentus Real Estate; and Wayne Schuchts, senior vice president of Flagler Real Estate Services, are to discuss commercial real estate. Alicia Cervera, president of Cervera Realty Services; Mike Pappas, president and CEO of The Keyes Co.; Ron Shuffield, president of Esslinger-Wooten-Maxwell Realtors; and Peter Zalewski, president of Condo Vultures, are to discuss residential real estate. 8-10:30 a.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $30-$50. Details: (305) 577-5464 or mfoglia@miamichamber.com or www.miamichamber.com.

Thursday 2/17

INTERNATIONAL BRANDING

   The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida holds a breakfast on "International Branding Strategies." Byron Bohlman, senior manager of market intelligence for Embraer Aircraft Marketing Corp.’s commercial aircraft division, is to speak. 8:30-10:30 a.m. Two S Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: $30 members. $45 others. Details: (305) 579-9030 or www.brazilchamber.org.

BAGELS, ANYONE?

   Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Barry Johnson hosts "Bagels With the Boss," an informational breakfast on what chamber membership can do for you and your business. 8:15-9:45 a.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 577-5486 or crenta@miamichamber.com or www.miamichamber.com.

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