Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on May 16, 2013
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 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.
The sixth annual Miami Art Museum corporate luncheon celebrates the business community’s support of the arts in South Florida featuring speaker Craig Robins, president of Dacra, who is to speaks on how the arts have transformed South Florida.11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Mandarin Oriental, 500 Brickell Key Drive, Miami. $500. RSVP required. Details: (305) 375-1704 or email@example.com or www.miamiartmuseum.org.
UM Center for Hemispheric Policy hosts panel "Comparing Democratic and Elected-Authoritarian Regimes in Latin America," with Daniela Campello, assistant professor, Princeton University; Claudio Loser, president, Centennial Group Latin America; Enrique Peruzzotti; professor, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos Aires; and Luis Rubio, chairman, Centro de Investigaciones para el Desarrollo, Mexico City. 8-8:15 a.m. registration. 8:15-10 a.m. program. Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Venetian Room, Coral Gables. Free for academics and students with ID. $30 others. Details: (305) 284-3707 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miami.edu/chp.
UM’s Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies/Casa Bacardi honors Berta Soler, president of the Damas de Blanco, with the Cuba Freedom Fighter Award during an inaugural gala. Cuban-American writer and columnist Carlos Alberto Montaner, and entrepreneur Felipe Valls also are to receive awards. 7 p.m. 8 p.m. dinner. Coral Gables Country Club, 997 N Greenway Drive, Coral Gables. $100. $1,000 table of 10. Details: (305) 284-2822 or www.miami.edu/iccas.
The Doral Business Council and Doral Overseas Chinese Business Chamber hosts the fourth annual "Overseas Chinese Gala," celebrating Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. Dinner features a seven-course menu designed by a native Taiwanese chef. 5-8 p.m. cocktails. 6 p.m. dinner and program. InterContinental at Doral Miami, 2505 NW 87th Ave., Doral. $150. Details: (305) 470-9597 or www.doralbusiness.com.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosts a "Women’s Business Network" luncheon featuring speaker Alina Villasante, creator and visionary of Peace Love World. 11:30 a.m. Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. $35 members. $45 others. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts the "Health Care Heroes" awards luncheon, honoring professionals in bio-medics, healthcare, nursing, volunteering and more. Michael S. Gordon, director emeritus of the Michael S. Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education UHealth/UM Miller School of Medicine, is to receive the AXA Advisors Lifetime Achievement Award. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon-1:30 p.m. program and luncheon. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Treetop Ballroom, Watson Island. $80. $800 table of 10. RSVP required. Details: (305) 577-5491 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
Networking for Professionals hosts a business networking event offering professionals business opportunities, complimentary bites, and drink specials. 6-8 p.m. Fado Irish Pub, Mary Brickell Village, 900 S Miami Ave., Miami. $10 members. $15 others. $20 at the door. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.networkingforprofessionals.com.
Miami Free Zone and FTZ World Services host seminar "Get in the Zone: What Foreign Trade Zones can do for you!" in celebration of Florida World Trade Month 2013. The seminar intends to educate businesses and individuals about the benefits of using foreign trade zones, and their importance in growing trade, increasing exports and job creation. 9-11 a.m. May 22. Miami Free Zone Conference Center, 2050 NW 107th Ave., suites 2M08-10, Doral. Free. Details: (305) 591-4300 or email@example.com or www.miamifreezone.com.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce and Chamber South host a legislative wrap-up event. 8 a.m. Becker & Poliakoff, 121 Alhambra Plaza, tenth floor, Coral Gables. $20 members. $30 others. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.