Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on August 16, 2012
The Rotary Club of Miami holds a luncheon meeting featuring speaker David Bernard, chief meteorologist of CBS4 News, discussing "Florida’s Weather." 12:15 p.m. Hard Rock Café Bayside Marketplace, 401 Biscayne Blvd., #200, Miami. $25. Details: (305) 443-5787 or www.miamirotary.org.
The Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters holds a conference commemorating the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew. The conference also introduces the launch of the association’s "Who’s Your Public Adjuster" campaign. The campaign is a consumer awareness and education program for residential and commercial policyholders to understand their rights and benefits of using the assistance of public adjusters. 10 a.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. Details: www.fapia.net.
The French-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida hosts a job fair, for job seekers to meet local companies recruiting full- and part-time employees. Some of the participating companies include ACCUR Recruiting Services, Black Divine, Jade Associates and Prestashop. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Conrad Miami Hotel, 1395 Brickell Ave., Espirito Santo Plaza, Miami. $15 members and students. $20 others. Details: (305) 374-5000 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.faccmiami.com.
MEET & GREET
The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosts a cocktail reception "Meet & Greet with Jackson Memorial Hospital’s President & Senior Staff." Meet Jackson’s president and senior staff and learn about their initiatives and outreach to the LGBT community. 4-6 p.m. City Hall, The Restaurant, 2004 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Free hors d’oeuvres and refreshments. Cash bar. Details: (305) 673-4440 or email@example.com or www.gogaymiami.com.
The Business Referral Group hosts a luncheon networking event featuring speaker Nereida Garcia Caceres, president of Details Custom Cabinetry. Nereida speaks on "Details Custom Cabinetry – Services and Product." Noon. Ana Capri Restaurant, 2530 Ponce De Leon, Coral Gables. Free for prospective members. Details: (786) 268-2779 or (305) 525-6742 or www.businessreferralgroup.org.
IMPORT & EXPORT
The Hispanic Business Initiative Fund of Florida hosts a free session in Spanish offering entrepreneurs information about import and export in Florida, including laws and regulations governing these. 4-6 p.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 577-5468 or www.hbifflorida.org.
CREW-Miami hosts panel "Weathering the Storm: Preparing for Business Continuity" to hear about changes in the local commercial real estate market following Wilma, the status of the insurance market today and how to best prepare for potential business interruptions following a storm. Panelists include Paul Beers, CEO of Glazing Consultants International; Alina Larraz, vice president of Tanenbaum Harber Insurance Group; Philip J. Procacci, CEO of Procacci Development; and Joseph Zanghi, senior risk engineering consultant of Zurich Services. 11:30 a.m. registration and networking. Noon-1:30 p.m. lunch program. Four Seasons Brickell, 1435 Brickell Ave., Miami. $45 members. $55 others. $65 walk-ins. Details: (305) 858-3935 or www.crewmiami.org.
The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida hosts luncheon "Brazil 2013: Predicting the Past, Remembering the Future," featuring Alexandre Barros, managing director of Early Warning. Topics include the outcome of US elections and their impact on Brazil; foreign relations and immigration, and questions on world crises. Noon-2 p.m. Bankers Club, Two S Biscayne Blvd., suite 1400, Miami. $45 members. $65 others. $10 extra at the door. Details: (305) 579-9030 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.brazilchamber.org.
The Rotary Club of Miami holds a luncheon meeting featuring speaker Rayola Dougher, senior economic advisor of American Petroleum Institute discussing "Energizing America: Addressing the Energy Policy." 12:15 p.m. Hard Rock Café Bayside Marketplace, 401 Biscayne Blvd., #200, Miami. $25. Details: (305) 443-5787 or www.miamirotary.org.
WOMEN OF INFLUENCE
The YMCA’s Women of Influence event recognizes leaders, role models and achievers. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. $50-$55. Details: (305) 377-9922 or www.ymca-miami.org.