Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on February 23, 2012
BAGELS WITH BOSS
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s "Bagels with Boss" features a breakfast panel with chamber president/CEO Barry Johnson. Attendees can learn more about the chamber and how to get involved. 8-9:30 a.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. Details: (305) 577-5467 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosts a Business Builders Luncheon, a monthly networking program held the last Thursday of each month. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon-1 p.m. luncheon and networking. City Hall The Restaurant, 2004 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $30 for members. $40 others. Details: (305) 673-4440 or email@example.com or www.gogaymiami.com.
CRISIS TO RECOVERY
"The Euro: From Crisis to Recovery" features a presentation by Ambassador João Vale de Almeida, head of the delegation of the European Union to the US. Hosts include Eduardo J. Padrón, president of Miami Dade College; The European-American Chamber of Commerce New York, and The European Bi-National Chambers of Commerce in Miami. 6-8 p.m. Miami Dade College’s Freedom Tower, 600 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Complimentary with registration online. Details: (305) 237-3959 or www. https://mdcalumni.com/sslpage.aspx?pid=1185 or www.mdc.edu.
The South Florida Association for Financial Professionals hosts a luncheon panel "A Macro Look at the State of Business, Regulation and Opportunities in South Florida." Panel features Calixto Garcia-Velez, executive vice president Florida region executive at FirstBank Florida; Tony Argiz, chairman and CEO at MBAF; Al Avila, founding partner at ARHMF; Bowman Brown, partner at Shutts & Bowen; and Brent Blake, chief financial officer of Eulen America. 11:30 a.m. registration and networking. Bankers Club of Miami, Two S Biscayne Blvd., suite 1400, Miami. $40 members. $70 others. Details: www.sfafp.org.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts an "Inspiring Green Ideas" breakfast, featuring winners of the chamber’s Sustainable South Florida Awards speaking about their operations as eco friendly firms. 8:30 a.m. registration and breakfast. 9 a.m. program. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level,
Miami. $15 for members. $20 others. Details: (305) 577-5486 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The Miami-Dade County Office of Economic Opportunity and Procurement Management Services hosts "Doing Business with the District," allowing community members to receive information from different school district offices and departments regarding procurement, vendor information, minority women business enterprise certification, contractor pre-qualified requirements, capital improvement and maintenance facilities. 5-7 p.m. School Board Administration Building, 1450 NE Second Ave., auditorium, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 995-3003 or (305) 995-1174 or http://procurement.dadeschools.net.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a "You’re Never Too Small for a Large Endowment" breakfast panel discussing solutions for financial wellness and long-term sustainability for nonprofits. 8 a.m. registration. 8:30-9:30 a.m. breakfast. Chapman Partnership, 1550 N Miami Ave., Miami. $15 nonprofit members. $20 profit members. $30 others. Details: (305) 577-5432 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
"Miami’s Got Tech: Where Innovation, Business and Talent Meet" showcases the innovation and education of the local South Florida technology community. This networking event brings together leading South Florida technology companies and top technology talent from area universities, colleges and technical schools. 600 Brickell Ave., suite 1400, Miami. 5:30 p.m. registration. 6-8 p.m. networking and tour. Free for university students. $25 members. $25 others. $50 at the door. Details: (305) 577-5438 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.