Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on March 24, 2011
The British American Business Council holds its March Boardroom Breakfast. John Dutkowski, chief investment specialist of the Americas at Standard Chartered Bank, is to discuss the bank’s recently released report on the global economy. 8-9:30 a.m. Squire Sanders, 200 S Biscayne Blvd., suite 4100, Miami. $10 members. $20 others. Details: (305) 302-0157 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn what membership with the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce can do for you from chamber President and CEO Barry Johnson at the "Bagels with the Boss" informative breakfast. 8:15-9:45 a.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. Details: (305) 350-7700 or www.miamichamber.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce holds the Top 100 Minority Business Awards reception. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Treetop Ballroom, Watson Island. $75 per person. $750 per table. Details: (305) 577-5451 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosts a March Madness annual tabletop exposition. Network and find business opportunities. 5:30-8 p.m. Coral Gables Country Club, 997 N Greenway Drive, Coral Gables. $20 admission. Table tops $250 members and $350 others. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce holds a Go Green Breakfast with guest speaker Ralph Rios, vice president of professional services for West Kendall Baptist Hospital. 7:30 a.m. registration. 8-9 a.m. program. Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, 224 Catalonia Ave., Coral Gables. $20-$30. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
IN AND OUT
Learn "How to get started in Export and Import" at a Florida Foreign Trade Association seminar series. Includes discussion of international terms of sale, US government export controls and buyer/seller responsibilities in foreign transactions. 12:30-4 p.m. Additional session March 31. Miami Free Zone, 2305 NW107th Ave., Doral. $175. Details: (305) 471-0737 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.ffta.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Real Estate Committee holds a panel discussion on "Real Estate Investment in Low and Moderate Income Communities." Panelists include Michael Wohl, president and CEO of Pinnacle Housing Group; John Talmage, CEO of Social Compact and LeeAnn Robinson, COO of Neighborhood Housing Services of South Florida. 8:30 a.m. registration and breakfast. 9-10:30 a.m. program. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $20-$40. Details: (305) 350-7700 or www.miamichamber.com.
Joe A. Martinez, chairman of the Miami-Dade County commission, gives a talk on "Miami-Dade County is Open for Business" at the West Kendall Business Association’s monthly networking luncheon. 11:15 a.m. networking and registration. Noon program and luncheon. Killian Palms Country Club Grand Salon, 9950 SW 104th St., Kendall. $25-$45. Details: (305) 386-4030 or www.westkendallbusiness.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce holds a panel discussion on "Positive Partnerships: How Nonprofits Can Boost Your Brand." Panelists include Pedro Mesa, manager of Sedano’s Supermarkets; Erik Sussman, founder of Spend for Ed and Cristy Leon-Rivero, vice president of marketing for Navarro Discount Pharmacy. 8:30-10:30 a.m. Bank of America, 701 Brickell Ave., seventh floor, Miami. $15-$30. Details: (305) 577-5451 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
The Doral Chamber of Commerce hosts a seminar for women themed "Keys to Success: Health, Courage and Living a Golden Life." Includes talks on women’s heart health and overcoming fears. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Millennia Atlantic University, 10395 NW 41st Street, suite 100, Doral. $47 in advance. $57 at the door. Details: (305) 333-8844 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.doralchamberofcommerce.org/womens’seminar.htm.