Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on July 21, 2011
BUSINESS WITH THE MILITARY
Learn about the military contracting process and network with contractors at the "Doing Business with The Military" workshop and expo. Features speakers Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll and US Air Force Gen. Douglas M. Fraser, commander of the US Southern Command. 7:30 a.m.-noon. InterContinental Doral Miami Hotel, 2404 NW 87th Ave., Doral. $50. Details: www.beaconcouncil.com/events.
The South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce holds a general membership luncheon featuring keynote speaker Pedro Garcia, Miami-Dade County property appraiser. Noon-2 p.m. Casa Juancho, 2436 SW Eighth St., Little Havana. $45 members. $60 others. $450 table of 10. Details: (305) 534-1903 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.sflhcc.com.
Femfessionals company holds a July connection luncheon. Features guest speaker Carolina Zilleruelo Fonseca, global inclusion and diversity executive for Accenture consulting. Guests have the opportunity to network and give a 30-second pitch to introduce themselves and their work. Noon-2:30 p.m. AnaCapri, 2530 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. $40 members. $60 others. Details: www.femfessionals.com.
The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce holds a mid-year luncheon "Summer Extravaganza" at Brazilian steakhouse Fogo de Chao. Entrees include 15 cuts of fire-roasted meats, a gourmet salad bar and caipirinhas for dessert. 1-5 p.m. Fogo de Chao, 836 First St., Miami Beach. $35 children ages 5-11. $50 members. $65 others. $80 repeat attendees. Reservations after July 18 add $10. Details: (305) 579-9030 or email@example.com or www.brazilchamber.org.
HEAT VS. MANCHESTER
Manchester Business School holds a seminar led by international speaker Tudor Rickards, professor of creativity and organizational change at Manchester Business School. Mr. Rickards is widely published and is founder of The European Association for Creativity and Innovation and of the journal "Creativity and Innovation Management." At the seminar, he discusses leadership styles between Miami Heat’s Pat Riley and Manchester United’s Sir Alex Ferguson. 7 p.m. Manchester United Business School Miami Centre, 200 S Biscayne Blvd., suite 500, Miami. Details: (305) 600-2474 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Partners for Self-Employment hosts a workshop on sweat equity and capital investment for small business presented by Patricia O’Reilly, executive director of Foot in the Door. Guests revise forms created to help systematically collect and value sweat equity and capital investments. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Partners for Self-Employment, 3000 Biscayne Blvd., suite 215, Miami. RSVP required. Details: (305) 438-1407 or email@example.com or www.partnersforselfemployment.com.
The Alliance International Business Expo holds a series of complimentary business seminars ranging from marketing techniques to investments and financing solutions. 3:30-6 p.m. Miami Free Zone, 2305 NW 107th Ave., conference room 2M09, Doral. Details: (305) 471-0737.