Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on March 14, 2013
The fourth annual Hype Miami Awards program recognizes innovation and achievement in young professionals who have lived, worked or attended a university or college in Miami-Dade County for at least four consecutive years. Winners are announced in the following categories: Entrepreneur, Go Getter, Difference Maker, Rookie of the Year, and Most Valuable Graduate. 6 p.m. registration. 6:30-8:30 p.m. program. Four Seasons Miami, 1435 Brickell Ave., Miami. $45 members. $55 others. Details: (305) 577-5486 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosts "Taste of the Chamber Business Expo," featuring participating businesses such as Bacardi and Baptist Health South Florida; and restaurants such as Morton’s the Steakhouse, Sushi Maki and Cao Chocolates. 5:30 p.m. Westin Colonnade Coral Gables, 180 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. $20 chamber members. $30 others. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The "HR Insights 2013 and Excellence in HR Awards" forum highlights topics supporting business strategies with HR related resources with a panel session featuring a legal update and HR executive suite. Keynote presentations delivered by Tim R. Smith, vice president and regional executive, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta-Miami Branch; and Patrick Geraghty, Florida Blue chairman and CEO. Additionally, the chamber honors human resources professionals and teams. 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. $85 morning session. $85 awards luncheon and closing session. $125 full program. Details: (305) 577-5458 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
The French American Chamber of Commerce Florida hosts the second edition of FACC Job Fair, offering job seekers the opportunity to meet local companies recruiting full time, part-time employees and interns. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Conrad Miami Hotel, 1395 Brickell Ave., level 25, Miami. $10 students and members. $15 others. Details: (305) 374-5000 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.faccmiami.com.
STATE OF COMMUNITY
The Miami Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosts the second annual "State of Our Community" networking luncheon featuring four of Miami-Dade County’s mayors: Matti Herrera Bower of Miami Beach, James Cason of Coral Gables, Carlos Gimenez of Miami-Dade County and Tomás Regalado of Miami. Also featured are Equality Florida, SAVE Dade and a One Community One Goal update. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Hilton Downtown Miami, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $50 members. $65 others. RSVP required. Details: (305) 673-4440 or email@example.com or www.gaybizmiami.com.
The Estate Planning Council of Greater Miami hosts a dinner meeting and workshop featuring "Attorney’s Role/Charitable Estate Plans," by Louis Nostro, chairman of the trusts and estates practice group for Shutts & Bowen; and a presentation on "My Favorite Estate Planning Ideas," by Bruce Stone, shareholder, Goldman Felcoski & Stone. 5:30-6:30 p.m. workshop. 6:30-8:15 p.m. dinner and presentations. Bankers Club, Two S Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Free for members. $65 others. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.epcmiami.org.
The Healthcare Symposium offers discussion about the Affordable Care Act and the high-impact policies with implications for cost and business operations. Includes presentations by Marilyn Tavenner, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; Paul Duncan, University of Florida College of Public Health & Health Professions; and Arthur S. Agatston, MD, and The South Beach Diet author. 8 a.m.-noon. opening session, breakfast and panel discussions. Noon-1:30 p.m. luncheon and keynote addresses. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. $75 luncheon and keynote. $175 full program. Details: (305) 577-5491 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Speed Biz Breakfast networking event offers business professionals and owners to meet. 8 a.m. registration and breakfast. 8:30-10 a.m. networking. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 577-5467 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.