Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on February 17, 2011
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
Chamber South holds its Business After Hours networker. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. 5:30-7 p.m. Edwards Childcare and Preschool Center, 11735 SW 147th Ave., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 661-1621 or email@example.com or www.chambersouth.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce holds a panel discussion on "Building a Loyal Customer Base." Panelists are Ernie Diaz, South Florida market president for TD Bank; Ben Mollere, corporate vice president for Baptist Health South Florida; Kim Stone, executive vice president and general manager for AmericanAirlines Arena and Martin Wormull, general manager of the Conrad Miami. 11:30 a.m. registration and lunch. Noon-1:30 p.m. program. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $30-$50. Details: (305) 577-5432 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The Latin Business Club of America holds its monthly networking event. All business professionals are invited to attend. Complimentary drinks and appetizers. 6-8 p.m. Hilton Bentley, 101 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. Free admission. $10 valet parking. Details: (786) 357-7998 or www.latinbizevent.com.
The Corporate Social Responsibility Center hosts a CSR Business Leaders Speakers Series Breakfast on "Miami Gentrification Mitigation Strategies and the Impact of Private Sector Investment." Guest Speaker is Marcos Feldman, Florida International University research associate. 8-9:30 a.m. Florida Memorial University, Student Center Multipurpose Room, 15800 NW 42nd Ave., Miami Gardens. $25 in advance. $30 on site. Details: (305) 377—3219 or www.csrcenterinc.org.
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce holds a business roundtable. Find ways to expand your business and discuss how the chamber can help you boost your bottom line. Held every second Wednesday. 8:30-10:30 a.m. Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce boardroom, 1920 Meridian Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 674-1300 or email@example.com or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
Penny Shaffer, market president for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, gives a talk on "In Pursuit of Health" at the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce’s Trustee Luncheon. 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. The Westin Colonnade, Coral Gables, 180 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. $45-$55. Details: www.coralgableschamber.org.
Chamber South holds a general membership breakfast with speaker Alberto Carvalho, superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools. 7:30 a.m. Miami Dadeland Marriott, 9090 S Dadeland Blvd., Kendall. $25 members. $35 others. $10 additional fee without RSVP. Details: (305) 661-1621 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.chambersouth.com.
WAKE UP GABLES
Brian Keeley, president and CEO of Baptist Health South Florida, speaks at the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce’s Good Morning Coral Gables breakfast. 7:30 a.m. networking. 8 a.m. program. The Biltmore, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Country Club Ballroom, Coral Gables. $20-$40. Details: www.coralgableschamber.org.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Technology and Bioscience Committee holds a panel discussion on mobile-device security. Panelists are Nikunj Desai, ERM Mobile Device Security; Angus Watson, McAfee Inc. and Ricardo Panez, Check Point Software Technologies. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $20-$30. Details: (305) 577-5438 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.