Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on September 1, 2011
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce holds an executive re-employment and outplacement" event for employed as well as executives in transition. Industry experts address the opportunities, challenges, tips and realities of the current employment market. Speakers include Robert Garcia, corporate director of human resources for Baptist Health South Florida, and Marcia Heroux Pounds, author and journalist for the Sun Sentinel. 10 a.m. registration and program. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. Free. RSVP required. Details: (305) 577-5458 or www.miamichamber.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce holds a monthly luncheon featuring keynote speaker George L. Hanbury II, president and CEO of Nova Southeastern University. Mr. Hanbury addresses the "Challenges and Opportunities for Higher Education in Florida." Also, dean of St. Thomas University School of Business and principal economic advisor of the Washington Economics Group, Tony Villamil discusses "Global Business Hub at Risk? The Need for a Multilingual Workforce." 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. registration and program. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, treetop ballroom, Watson Island. $55 member on or before Sept. 4. $75 after Sept. 4. Details: (305) 577-5421 or www.miamichamber.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts "How the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Impacts Your Business’s Bottom Line," an informational session on
the act’s recent enforcements, which have resulted in larger fines and individual prosecutions, particularly for targeted industries such as telecommunications, health care, banking, finance and customs brokers. 8 a.m.-noon. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $50 advance registration. $60 day of. Details: (305) 577-5477 or www.miamichamber.com.
TALK OF BRICKELL
The Brickell Area Association holds a networking event hosted by Michael Lewis, Miami Today’s publisher and editor. 5:30 p.m. Capital Grille, 444 Brickell Ave., Miami. Details: www.brickellarea.org.