Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on January 31, 2013
The Latin Builders Association hosts a legislative breakfast featuring Jaime Torrens, Miami-Dade County Public School’s chief facilities officer discussing the construction work associated with the recently approved $1.2 billion bond referendum. 8:30 a.m. Latin Builders Association Construction and Business Management Academy Charter High School, 13835 NW 97th Ave., cafeteria, Hialeah. Free for members. $25 others. Details: (305) 446-5989 or www.lbaorg.com.
The French-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida hosts a networking event discussing the business of starting a franchise featuring Cyril Darmouni. 6-8 p.m. Bâoli, 1906 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. $10 members. $20 others. Details: (305) 374-5000 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.faccmiami.com.
The South Florida Economic Summit features a half-day economic summit, moderated by PBS Nightly Business Report’s Tom Hudson. Also featured are discussions led by experts in South Florida industries, including: education and entrepreneurship, real estate and construction, financial services and technology. Keynote speakers include Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase and Eric Silagy, president of FPL. 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. $75 luncheon and closing session. $200 full program. Details: (305) 577-5432 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
UM’s Center for Hemispheric Policy hosts The Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America "Outlook on the Americas" luncheon featuring Jose W. Fernandez, assistant secretary of economic and business affairs for the US Department of State. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon-2:30 p.m. luncheon. Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $60 US chamber members. $75 others. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.uschamber.com.
The French-American Chamber of Commerce hosts "FACC Chandeleur," featuring a tasting of crepes at the residence of the Consul of France. 6:30-8:30 p.m. 4896 SW 80th St., Miami. $20 members. $25 others. Details: (305) 374-5000 or email@example.com or www.faccmiami.com.