Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on August 23, 2012
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.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts "Meet the Dolphins" luncheon featuring player question and answer sessions, silent auction and a performance by the Miami Dolphins cheerleaders. Keynote address by head coach Joe Philbin. Dolphin alumni and local media personalities include Kim Bokamper, Jimmy Cefalo and Joe Rose. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon-1:30 p.m. program. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, treetop ballroom, Watson Island. $125 includes one ticket, one parking space and one lower-level ticket to season opener vs. the Oakland Raiders. Details: (305) 577-5451 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
The Business Referral Group hosts a luncheon networking event. Network with experienced industry professionals, share ideas and listen to their weekly featured group speaker. This week’s speaker is James Carter, licensed lender with Element Funding. He shares his techniques that help his buyers achieve home ownership effectively, and also shares some marketing techniques to help his referral partners get more recognition. Noon. Ana Capri Restaurant, 2530 Ponce De Leon, Coral Gables. Details: (786) 268-2779 or (305) 525-6742 or www.businessreferralgroup.org.
The Rotary Club of Miami holds a luncheon meeting featuring Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez. 12:15 p.m. Hard Rock Café Bayside Marketplace, 401 Biscayne Blvd., #200, Miami. $25. RSVP required. Details: (305) 443-5787 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamirotary.org.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts the "CRA & Community Development Roundtable" panel featuring industry experts discussing current market conditions affecting the credit reporting agency, including how census data is being evaluated. Panelists include Ana Cruz-Taura, regional community development director for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Miami Branch; Ignacio Esteban, executive director of the Florida Community Loan Fund; Art Fleming, director of community investment services for the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta; Debra Reyes, president and CEO of Neighborhood Lending Partners; Kenneth H. Thomas, independent bank consultant; and Barbara VanScoy, founder, chair and senior portfolio manager of Community Capital Management. 8 a.m. registration. 8:30-10 a.m. panel. 10-11 a.m. bankers only forum. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $25 members. $35 in advance. $40 on site. Details: (305) 577-5438 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.