Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on September 8, 2011
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.
The Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce hosts a "Power Lunch" featuring guest speaker Xavier Suarez, Miami-Dade county commissioner for district 7. Noon reception. 12:30 lunch. Mayfair Hotel & Spa, 3000 Florida Ave., Coconut Grove. $35 members. $38 others. Details: (305) 444-7270 or email@example.com or www.coconutgrovechamber.com.
The Florida Association of British Business hosts a British networking event for professionals interested in making British contacts. 6:30-9.30 p.m. The News Lounge, 5580 NE Fourth Court, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 371-9340 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.britishflorida.com.
The Financial Planning Association of Miami-Dade chapter holds a dinner meeting. Features "Presentation on Introduction to CLASS and Long Term Care Planning" by Julie Gelbwaks Gerwitz of Gelbwaks Executive Marketing and a presentation on "Estate Planning for Nontraditional Families" by attorney Stephen S. Bodden. 5:30-6 p.m. registration. 6-8 p.m. dinner and program. BankUnited Center, 1245 Dauer Drive, Hurricane room, Coral Gables. $45-$55 members. $70 others. Details: (786) 390-7655 or email@example.com or www.fpamiamidade.org.
The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosts a "Workshop on Networking" for professionals to learn how to introduce themselves with impact, build rapport and self-confidence, questions to ask and how to manage conversation. 8:30-11:30 a.m. City Hall Restaurant, 2004 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $25 members. $45 others. Details: (305) 673-4440 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.gogaymiami.com.
The French-American Chamber of Commerce hosts a new members luncheon. Noon. Atrio Restaurant at the Conrad Miami Hotel, 1395 Brickell Ave., Espirito Santo Plaza, Miami. $45 members. $60 others. Details: (305) 374-5000 or email@example.com or www.faccmiami.com.