Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on May 9, 2013
Miami World Trade Month features a month of global business workshops, trade missions and tours of Miami-Dade County’s main cargo facilities at PortMiami and Miami International Airport. Times vary. Tour Miami International Airport’s Cargo Operations May 9. Americas Linkage Mission to Brazil May 13-17. Tour PortMiami May 13. Best Practices for Importing and Exporting: Getting Back to Basics Part II and
Florida Custom Brokers and Forwarders Association: General Membership Meeting May 15. Locations vary. Through May 31. Prices vary. Details: www.miamiworldtrademonth.com.
BAGELS WITH BOSS
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s president and CEO, Barry Johnson, hosts "Bagels with the Boss," to talk about the chamber and how you can get involved. 8 a.m. registration. 8:30-10 a.m. program. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 577-5467 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The third annual South Florida R.E.A.L Awards highlight real estate achievers and leaders. Among the recipients is Lifetime Achievement Award honoree Alicia Cervera Sr., Cervera Realty founder and chairman. Additionally, a Judges’ Award recipient honors a company or individual that has demonstrated unique and innovative ideas and practices. 11 a.m. registration and reception. Noon-1:30 p.m. awards luncheon.
Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Treetop Ballroom, Watson Island. $85 members. $95 others. $100 at the door. Details: (305) 577-5464 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
The Business Referral Group holds a luncheon meeting with Elizabeth Ristine of Pan Florida Realty, speaking on "The Process of Buying A Home With Eli." Noon. Ana Capri Restaurant, 2530 Ponce De Leon, Coral Gables. RSVP required. Free for prospective members. Details: (786) 268-2779 or (305)525-6742 or www.businessreferralgroup.org
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce welcomes newly appointed consuls general and trade representatives, while bidding farewell to Consul General of Canada Louise Léger; Consul General of France Gaël de Maisonneuve and Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany Eva Alexandra Countess Kendeffy. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Villa Woodbine, 2167 S Bayshore Drive, Coconut Grove. Free for consular and foreign trade officials. $25 members. $35 others. Details: (305) 577-5464 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
CREW-Miami’s May luncheon "Cultivating Leadership and Talent in Business," features an expert panel discussion on how to promote leadership, cultivate talent and develop strategic teams. Panelists include Mary Jo Eaton, executive managing director, CBRE; Alexa Sherr Hartley, president, Premier Leadership Coaching; and Cindy Krischer Goodman, work/life columnist, The Miami Herald. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon-1:30 p.m. program. Four Seasons Brickell, 1435 Brickell Ave., Miami. $45 members. $55 others. $65 at the door. Details: www.crewmiami.org
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosts "Good Morning Coral Gables" with speaker David R. Klock, dean of the FIU College of Business. 7:30 a.m. Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $20 members. $30 at the door. $40 guests. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The Estate Planning Council of Greater Miami hosts a dinner meeting and workshop on "Legislative Law Update," by Michael A. Dribin, partner, Harper Meyer Perez Hagen O’Connor Albert & Dribin. Also featuring "Judge’s Night," a presentation with judges Michael A. Genden, Maria Korvick and Bernard S. Shapiro of the Probate and Guardianship Division of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida. 5:30-6:20 p.m. workshop. 6:20-6:55 p.m. cocktails. 6:55-8 p.m. dinner. Bankers Club, Two S Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Free for members. $65 others. RSVP required. Details: email@example.com or www.epcmiami.org.
Hype Miami, the young professionals committee of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, hosts a panel of industry experts discussing hotels, restaurants and conference centers and how their ratings and future development may generate larger revenue for the South Florida economy; cruise lines and their strategy to overcome competition from other ports; and sports and their impact on the local economy. 5:30 p.m. registration and reception. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Balans and Miami Innovation Center, 1951 NW Seventh Ave., South Tower, eighth floor. $20 members. $25 others. $30 at the door. Details: (305) 577-5486 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
LOGISTICS & TRADE
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a two-day "Logistics and Trade Conference," designed to bring together industry stakeholders and leaders from all modes of transportation, academia, government, and economic development to discuss the state of logistics as a sector in Florida. May 16-17. Intercontinental at Doral Miami, 2505 NW 87th Ave., Doral. $65 government rate. $125 members. $175 others. Details: (305) 577-5471 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
The French-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida hosts its annual gala 2013, celebrating its 30th anniversary. Featuring cocktails, raffles, live music, awards and more. 6:30 p.m. Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $160 chamber members. $180 others. Details: (305) 374-5000 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.faccmiami.com.