Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on May 17, 2012
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts "Social Media behind the Scenes: What You’re Giving and How It’s Being Used," a discussion on social media best practices and tools to protect privacy. 8 a.m. registration. 8:30-9:30 a.m. program. University of Miami Life Science and Technology Park, 1951 NW Seventh Ave., first floor conference room, Miami. $20 members. $30 others. Details: (305) 577-5486 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
CUBAN EXILE STORY
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Cuba Committee presents "The Cuban Exile Story — Chapter Two: The Art and Story of Humberto Calzada," a series of networking receptions highlighting the success of some of the most prominent Cuban families in Miami. Whether through music, art or gastronomy, the positive impact of the Cuban exile community on South Florida is recognized. 5:30 p.m. registration. 6-8 p.m. networking reception. Rodez Art Gallery, 3015 Grand Ave., suite 237, Coconut Grove. $25 members. $45 others. $50 onsite. Details: (305) 577-5464 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
The Americas Society/Council of the Americas hosts "Going Green: Integrating Sustainability with Corporate Strategy" on the state of corporate sustainability in Latin America. Panelists include Beat Grüninger, partner of BSD Group and director of BSD Brazil; Francisco X. Santeiro, managing director, Global Trade Services, FedEx Latin America; and Stewart Lindsay, director, Global Corporate Affairs, Bunge Limited. 8-10 a.m. Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $25 for members. $40 others. Details: (305) 779-4816 or firstname.lastname@example.org or http://coa.counciloftheamericas.org/calevent.php?id=1397.
TRANSIT & TRAFFIC
The Greater Miami Chamber’s New World Center Committee discusses downtown transit, traffic enforcement and parking. Panelists include City of Miami Police Chief Manuel Orosa, Miami Dade Transit Director Ysela Llort and Miami Parking Authority CEO Art Noriega. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon-1:30 p.m. program. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $35 members. $45 others. $50 onsite. Details: (305) 577-5491 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
BAGELS WITH BOSS
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts "Bagels with the Boss" with chamber CEO and President Barry Johnson to learn more about the chamber and how you can get involved, get connected and get business. 8 a.m. registration. 8:30-10 a.m. program. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 577-5467 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The Estate Planning Council of Greater Miami hosts a "Legislative Update" by Brian Felcoski and panel presentations by Maria Korvick, Celeste Muir, Arthur Rothenberg and Lawrence Schwartz, probate and guardianship division of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida. 5-6:30 p.m. workshop. 6:30-8:30 p.m. dinner and presentation. Bankers Club, Two S Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Free for members. $65 others. Details: email@example.com or www.greatermiami-fl.councils.naepc.org.
The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce host "Upper Eastsiders at The Station," a new networking program held monthly in the Upper East Side of Miami. 5-7 p.m. News Lounge, 55 Street Station, 5556 NE Fourth Court, Miami. Free admission. Details: (305) 673-4440 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.gogaymiami.com.
The Financial Planning Association hosts a presentation on "20 Tax Traps and other Trustee Selection Considerations" by Mark R. Parthemer, managing director of Fiduciary Counsel – Southeast Region, Bessemer Trust. 5-6:30 p.m. program. Florida Marlins vs. Colorado Rockies baseball game with club-level seats and $15 food/drink voucher at 7:10 p.m. Marlins Park, 501 Marlins Way, Miami. $60 members. $65 others. Details: (786) 390-7655 or email@example.com or www.fpamiamidade.org.
The "Export Compliance for International Trade Professionals" discusses how security conditions and the commercial environment require that law enforcement agencies adapt their regulatory activities to reflect the current climate. Presentation by international trade attorney Peter Quinter of GrayRobinson. Mr Quinter offers information on export compliance. Invited presenters include representatives from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Export-Import Bank of the United States. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Miami Dade College North Campus, 11380 NW 27th Ave., science building room A117 and A118, North Miami. $75. Details: www.exportingcompliance.eventbrite.com.