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Calendar Of Events Business

Written by on May 26, 2011


Thursday 5/26


   Frank Nero, president and CEO of the Beacon Council, speaks on "How Economic Development in Miami-Dade County Benefits West Kendall" at the West Kendall Business Association’s Monthly Networking Luncheon. 11:15 a.m. networking and registration. Noon program and luncheon. Grand Salon at Killian Palms Country Club, 9950 SW 104th St. $25-$45. Details: (305) 386-4030 or


   The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosts a State of Florida Legislative Roundup. 8:30-9:30 a.m. Becker & Poliakoff, 121 Alhambra Plaza, 10th floor, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657 or


   The Association of Fundraising Professionals Miami holds an event on the art of storytelling and how it can get your message across, resonate with potential donors and prompt a response. Bring your own lunch. Noon-2 p.m. United Way of Miami Dade Ansin Building, 3250 SW Third Ave., Conference Room A, Miami. $10 members. $25 others. Details:

Friday 5/27


   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a panel on accessing credit and financing in tough times. Panelists include Rafael A. Diaz-Balart, business development officer for Factor Group; Sharyn H. Koenig, regional director of the Southeast Regional Export Finance Center Export-Import Bank of the U.S.; and Abby Martinez, vice president, trade sales specialist with Citibank. 8-10:15 a.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $40. Details: (305) 577-5477 or or

Wednesday 6/1


   The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce holds a new and prospective member introduction. Learn about the organization and network with chamber staff and members. 8:30-10:30 a.m. Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, 1920 Meridian Ave., Miami Beach. Free. RSVP encouraged. Details: (305) 695-6829 or or

Thursday 6/2


   The South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce honors Osvaldo N. Soto, chairman of the Spanish American League Against Discrimination, at its 17th annual installation luncheon. Noon-2 p.m. The Biltmore, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $75-$90. Details: (305) 534-1903.


   Bernardo Hees, CEO of Burger King Corp., speaks about the Burger King acquisition and turnaround plans at this Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida luncheon. Noon-2 p.m. Four Seasons Hotel, 1435 Brickell Ave., Miami. $50 members. $65 others. Details: (305) 579-9030 or


   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce holds its annual Goals Conference. Ends June 3. Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. Details: (305) 350-7700 or or


   As part of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Goals Conference 2011, panelists discuss how freight and cargo affect the area economy at a luncheon. The speakers are Husein Cumber, executive vice president of corporate development for Florida East Coast Railway; Miguel Southwell, deputy director of business development at Miami International Airport; and Bill Johnson, director of the Port of Miami. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $75-$100. Included in goals conference packages. Details: (305) 350-7700 or or

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