Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on March 29, 2012
The Greater Miami Chamber’s Cuba Committee presents a networking reception highlighting the success of some of the most prominent Cuban families in Miami. 5:30 p.m. registration. 6-8 p.m. networking reception. Las Vegas Restaurant, 112 Giralda Ave., Coral Gables. $25 members. $45 others. Details: (305) 577-5464 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
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The Americas Society/Council of the Americas hosts "Doing Business in Latin America: Regulatory Reform and Regional Competitiveness," discussing the landscape for regulatory reform in Latin America and the implications for SMEs and entrepreneurs doing business there. Speakers include Rita Ramalho, Doing Business program manager, The World Bank-IFC; Eduardo C. Santos, vice president, Public Policy, Latin America & Caribbean Region, MasterCard Worldwide; Antonio Vazquez, vice president and chief counsel, Kraft Foods Latin America; Simon Strong, senior managing director, FTI Consulting. 8-10 a.m. Conrad Miami, 1395 Brickell Ave., Miami. $25 members; $40 others. RSVP required. Details: (305) 779-4816 or email@example.com or www.as-coa.org.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s HR Insights Workforce Summit is designed for small business owners, executives and HR professionals offering a forum that highlights topics that support business strategies with HR related resources. The half-day program, featuring discussions with expert panelists, a human resources awards luncheon and keynote presentations, is pending approval for HRCI re-certification credits. 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. opening session and panel discussion. 12:30-2:30 p.m. awards luncheon and closing session. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, treetop ballroom, Watson Island. $130 full program. $90 opening session and panel. $85 award luncheon and closing session. Details: (305) 577-5458 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The Commercial Industrial Association of South Florida hosts discussion and lunch "The Next Level of Industrial Development." 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The Country Club of Coral Gables, 997 N Greenway Drive, Coral Gables. $30 members. $45 others. $55 walk-ins. Details: (305) 667-7116 or email@example.com or www.ciasf.com.
Google’s "Florida Get Your Business Online" hosts a two-day workshop educating small businesses on how to build and maintain their websites and online presence. The event offers a customizable website with a free domain name and hosting for an entire year. 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. April 3. 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. April 4. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Knight Concert Hall, Miami. Free. RSVP required. Details: 1-800-985-3417 or www.floridagetonline.com.
The Business Referral Group hosts a luncheon meeting. Network with experienced industry professionals, share ideas and listen to their weekly featured group speaker. Noon. Ana Capri Restaurant, 2530 Ponce De Leon, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 525-6742 or (786) 268-2779 or www.businessreferralgroup.org
The Florida International Bankers Association’s young professionals committee and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners South Florida Chapter host "Identify and Leverage Fraud/AML Synergies." Speakers include Ana Maria de Alba, principal of CSMB, and Craig Hirsch, manager of forensic and regulatory compliance services for Kaufman and Rossin. 6-8 p.m. Segafredo Brickell – Spazio Nero, 1421 S Miami Ave., Miami. $25 for members. $35 others. RSVP required. Details: (305) 810-2819 or (305) 539-3744 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.fiba.net.
The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosts the Business Builders Luncheon, its monthly networking program. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon-1:30 program/luncheon. Anacapri Restaurant, 2530 Ponce De Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. $30 for members. $40 others. Details: (305) 673-4440 or email@example.com or www.gogaymiami.com.