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Calendar Of Events Business

Written by on September 20, 2012


Thursday 9/20


   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts "ADA in Real Life and Reasonable Accommodation Considerations." The program focuses on knowing how to correctly manage the interactive and reasonable accommodations process. Examine case studies culled from actual situations dealing with four key phases of the ADA compliance process. 9 a.m. registration and breakfast. 9-11 a.m. program. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level. $25 members. $40 others. $50 onsite. Details: (305) 577-5458 or or


   The UM Center for Hemispheric Policy hosts "Mexico The New Peña Nieto Administration: Prospects for Reform." Panelists include Gabriel Casillas, chief economist and head of research, Banorte, Mexico City; Roberto Salinas León, president of Mexico Business Forum and visiting fellow at the UM Center for Hemispheric Policy, and Luis Rubio, chairman of CIDAC (Centro de Investigaciones para el Desarrollo), Mexico City. 8-8:15 registration. 8:15-10 a.m. program. Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Venetian room, Coral Gables. Free for students and academics. $30 others. Details: (305) 284-9871 or or

Monday 9/24


   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts an education breakfast "Read to Learn: Vital to Our Economic Future," emphasizing that literacy is crucial for South Florida. Speakers include Modesto E. Abety-Gutierrez, president and CEO of The Children’s Trust; David Lawrence, president of The Early Childhood Initiative Foundation, and education and community leadership scholar at the University of Miami; Isaac Prilleltensky, dean of the School of Education at the University of Miami; and Nikolai P. Vitti, chief academic officer of the Office of Academics and Transformation for Miami-Dade County Schools. 8 a.m. registration. 8:30-10 a.m. program. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $15 members. $25 others. Details: (305) 577-5491 or or

Tuesday 9/24


   The Business Referral Group hosts a luncheon networker. Network with experienced industry professionals, share ideas and listen to their weekly featured group speaker. This week’s speaker is Julie Rico, co-owner of Rainbow Reproductions, a full service printing, copying and graphic design company. She discusses "Better Strategies for Direct Mail Marketing," sharing ways to use direct mail marketing to reach potential customers. Noon. Ana Capri Restaurant, 2530 Ponce De Leon, Coral Gables. Free first time for prospective members. Details: (786) 268-2779 or (305) 525-6742 or

Thursday 9/27


   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts the seventh annual "Salute to Miami’s Leaders Awards." Some of this year’s recipients include Jayne Harris Abess of thinkLAB Ventures; Mario Trueba of Sabadell United Bank; and Iraida R. Mendez-Cartaya of Miami-Dade Public Schools. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon luncheon. Jungle Islan, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. $75 members. $95 others. Details: (305) 577-5458 or or


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