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Calendar Of Events Business

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Written by on November 3, 2011

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Friday 11/4

LEGAL WORKFORCE

   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts "Employer Immigration Compliance Seminar," an event for managers, human resources professionals and those employing foreign nationals. Speakers include Francine Hill, deputy chief of the outreach branch of the US Citizenship and Immigration Service; Cornelius Wyatt, E-Verify, US Citizenship and Immigration Service; Frank Hernandez, special agent, Miami IMAGE coordinator, Immigration and Customs Enforcement; and Glenn M. Cooper, shareholder with Fowler White Boggs. 8:30 a.m. registration and breakfast. 9-11 a.m. program. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $35 for members. $45 others. Details: (305) 577-5471 or aancona@miamichamber.com or www.miamichamber.com.

Monday 11/7

DESTINATION GAMING

   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts "Destination Gaming: Is it in the cards?" workshop examining the issue of destination gaming in South Florida. Speakers include Ellyn Bogdanoff, Florida senator for district 25; Erik Fresen, Florida state representative for district 11; Jessica Hoppe, VP of governmental affairs and general counsel for Genting Americas; and J. Antonio Villamil, school of business dean St. Thomas University. 8:30 a.m. registration and breakfast. 9-11 a.m. program. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. $45 for members. $55 others. Details: (305) 577-5471 or aancona@miamichamber.com or www.miamichamber.com.

Tuesday 11/8

WORKING HEALTHY

   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts "Working Healthy: Building Workplace Wellness Programs," highlighting the importance of wellness in the workplace through statistics on workforce health costs, how to build a comprehensive workplace wellness program, benefits to the employee and how to increase participation and incentive among employees. Speakers include Tori Gabriel, director of the Florida Heart Research Institute, and Ted Marefka, chair of the Wellness Committee Consortium for a Healthier Miami-Dade. 8:30 a.m. registration and breakfast. 9-11 a.m. program. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $35 for members. $45 others. Details: (305) 577-5458 or icanales@miamichamber.com or www.miamichamber.com.

Wednesday 11/9

LEADERSHIP AWARDS

   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts the fifth annual "International Business Leadership Awards," paying special recognition to Gilberto Neves, president and CEO of Odebrecht USA, and service award presentation to Pat Roth, executive director of the Florida International Bankers Association. Other 2011 award finalists also recognized. 11:30 a.m. registration and wine reception. Noon-1:30 p.m. luncheon and awards. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, treetop ballroom, Watson Island. $95 per person. $900 per table of 10. Details: (305) 577-5477 or jgonzalez@miamichamber.com or www.miamichamber.com.

LINKAGE CONFERENCE

   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts the "Americas Linkage Conference 2011" in collaboration with "International Awards and Only Sustainable 2011." Panel discussion covers instruments to support private sector projects in Latin America and opportunities to supply goods and services within projects financed by the Inter-American Development Bank in Latin America and the Caribbean. 8:15 a.m. registration, networking and breakfast. 8:45-11:30 a.m. panel. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. reception and International Business Leadership Awards luncheon. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, treetop ballroom, Watson Island. $70 conference only. $95 luncheon only. $115 conference and luncheon. Details: (305) 577-5445 or (305) 577-5477 or lventura@miamichamber.com or jgonzalez@miamichamber.com or www.miamichamber.com.

LAWYERS’ LUNCHEON

   The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosts the "Gay & Lesbian Lawyer’s Association" luncheon and monthly networking program tailored for attorneys, judges and legal professionals. Guest speaker Dana R. Quick, Bast Amron. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon-1 p.m. luncheon and program. Truluck’s Restaurant, 777 Brickell Ave., Miami. $35 for members. $45 others. Details: (305) 673-4440 or mdglcc@bellsouth.net or www.gogaymiami.com.

Thursday 11/10

WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT

   The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce continues its "Women’s Empowerment Luncheon" series with special guest speaker Vicki Brail LCSW speaking on "Female Role Models for the 21st Century." 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon-2 p.m. luncheon. Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $35 for members. $45 others. Details: (305) 673-4440 or mdglcc@bellsouth.net or www.gogaymiami.com.

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