Events for July 2015
Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce
Jul 01   Referral Connections
One of a kind networking group where you can establish relationships with Chamber Businesses building trust and confidence to give referrals

Our group members are your new sales force.
Date:   July 1, 2015
Time:   07:45 AM - 09:00 AM
Location:   Jose Maria Vargas University
10131 Pines Boulevard
Pembroke Pines, FL 33026
Date/Time Details:   Wednesdays
7:45AM - 9:00AM
Fees/Admission:   For more information contact Alan Schneider 954-579-6585
Jul 01   Workforce Development Committee
Consists of members in the business community who are interested in and supportive of advancing our education and workforce development future in our region. 
 
  • Young Entrepreneurship Academy: The Young Entrepreneurs Academy, or YEA!, is a groundbreaking educational program that takes students, ages 11 to 18, through the process of starting and running real businesses/social movements over the course of a full academic year.
Date:   July 1, 2015
Time:   08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Location:   Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce
10100 Pines Boulevard, 4th Floor
Pembroke Pines, FL 33026
Contact:   Robert Goltz
Email:   robert@miramarpembrokepines.org
Date/Time Details:   First Wednesday of the month at 8:30AM
Fees/Admission:   Must be member to attend.
Jul 01   City of Miramar Commission Meeting
Commission of the City of Miramar meet to review local issiues. The Chamber's Business Highligt of the Month is introduced to the members of the City's government and the public in attendence.
Date:   July 1, 2015
Time:   07:00 PM
Website:   http://www.ci.miramar.fl.us
Location:   Miramar City Hall 2300 CIvic Center Place Miramar, FL
Date/Time Details:   Start Time: 7:00 PM
Jul 02   B2B Connections
B2B Connections aims to help local businesses grow and flourish by establishing professional relationships as responsible members of the (MPPRCC) Miramar Pembroke Pines Chamber of Commerce. We come together to cooperate and share resources and to build a united network.
 
Let B2B Connections assist you in reaching your competitive edge by broadening your network
 
  • Referrals
  • Relationships
  • Professionals 
  • Commerce
Date:   July 2, 2015
Time:   07:45 AM - 09:00 AM
Location:   Every Thursday at University of Phoenix
2400 SW 145th Ave Room 107
Miramar, FL 33027
Date/Time Details:   7:45AM - 9:00AM
Fees/Admission:   Contact Patricia Garcia 
305-467-3020
PGarcia@rdsgi.com
 
Jul 02   Casa Febus Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting
Grand Opening Casa Febus at the Pembroke Lakes Mall
RSVP a MUST 
Deadline to RSVP Monday, June 29, 2015
Date:   July 2, 2015
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Jul 02   "Get Found on Google Search and Maps."
Have you seen how your business listing looks on Google?
Alternative Aerial Imaging is helping small businesses grow their presence online with a Let's Put Our Cities on the Map workshop. Computer workstations and Internet access will be provided for all attendees, and Google Business support will be available for immediate verification of new listings.

 
Date:   July 2, 2015
Time:   03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Location:   Barry University
15900 Pines Boulevard
Pembroke Pines, FL 33027
Date/Time Details:   Thursday,July 2, 2015
3:00PM - 5:00PM
Fees/Admission:   $10.00 per/person Members Only
Jul 03 - Jul 04   Independance Day - Office Closed
Chamber Office Closed
Date:   July 3, 2015 - July 4, 2015
Jul 07   Ambassador Committee Meeting

Ambassadors are the spirit of the Chamber. As liaisons of our Chamber, their constant presence at all Chamber functions provides a professionally hospitable atmosphere as well as assists in establishing relationships among its membership.

Date:   July 7, 2015
Time:   09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location:   Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce
10100 Pines Blvd. 4th Floor
Pembroke Pines, FL 33026
Date/Time Details:   Start Time: 9:00 AM
Jul 08   Referral Connections
One of a kind networking group where you can establish relationships with Chamber Businesses building trust and confidence to give referrals

Our group members are your new sales force.
Date:   July 8, 2015
Time:   07:45 AM - 09:00 AM
Location:   Jose Maria Vargas University
10131 Pines Boulevard
Pembroke Pines, FL 33026
Date/Time Details:   Wednesdays
7:45AM - 9:00AM
Fees/Admission:   For more information contact Alan Schneider 954-579-6585
Jul 09   B2B Connections
B2B Connections aims to help local businesses grow and flourish by establishing professional relationships as responsible members of the (MPPRCC) Miramar Pembroke Pines Chamber of Commerce. We come together to cooperate and share resources and to build a united network.
 
Let B2B Connections assist you in reaching your competitive edge by broadening your network
 
  • Referrals
  • Relationships
  • Professionals 
  • Commerce
Date:   July 9, 2015
Time:   07:45 AM - 09:00 AM
Location:   Every Thursday at University of Phoenix
2400 SW 145th Ave Room 107
Miramar, FL 33027
Date/Time Details:   7:45AM - 9:00AM
Fees/Admission:   Contact Patricia Garcia 
305-467-3020
PGarcia@rdsgi.com
 
Jul 09   Lunch and Learn Series
The Lunch and Learn Series is a monthly workshop conducted by local business experts, Chamber board members and associates of our Chamber partners. The workshops feature a wide variety of topics that are helpful for anyone involved with a business, from owners and managers to entry-level employees.

Held monthly attendees will hear about specific topics of interest like:  finance, customer service, social media and many more areas of interest.  As the topics and presenters are set information on the presentation will be loaded onto the website.
Date:   July 9, 2015
Time:   11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Location:   The Youth Enrichment Center
7000 Miramar Parkway
Miramar, FL 33025
Date/Time Details:   Second Thursday of the month.
11:00AM - 1:00PM
Lunch  will be provided.
Fees/Admission:   $10.00 for members / $20.00 for non-members.
Space is limited and registration is required by 9:00AM the morning of the event.
Jul 10   Women in Business Committee Meeting
This committee organizes two business networking luncheons annually, which feature inspiring women speakers, providing a professional atmosphere for men and women alike.
Date:   July 10, 2015
Time:   08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
Location:   Pines Municipal Building 10100 Pines Blvd. 3rd FL Pembroke Pines, FL 33026
Date/Time Details:   Start Time: 8:30 AM
Jul 14   Membership Breakfast
The Chamber's Membership Breakfast is held monthly and has over 140 Chamber members and community leaders in attendance.  At each breakfast, business and community leaders attend to build relationships and strengthen their business networks.  This event keeps our members informed of current events and what is happening at the Chamber. 

At each breakfast you will hear:
  • Meet other members and develop relationships
  • Industry highlight from the sponsor of the breakfast
  • Introduction of some of the newest members of the Chamber
  • View exhibitors and demonstrations from some of our members
  • Information on current and upcoming events
  • Biz Tip  to assist your business grow and prosper
  • associates for enhanced networking opportunities.
Sponsoring a breakfast is one of the most coveted opportunities the Chamber has to offer. Having the opportunity to give away promotional items to each attendee, receive microphone time to promote your business, and program/speaker are all included in this enticing sponsorship package.  This main sponsorship is typically sold a year in advance, so if your interested get on the waiting list right away.

There are other sponsorship opportunities available on a monthly basis. All mentioned sponsorships must be confirmed by Samia Chevannes two weeks prior to the breakfast.  Space is limited and tends to sell out months in advance.
  • Tabletop Sponsors:  $50.00 and include 6ft table for display and two tickets to the event.
  • Power Point Slide Ad:  $20.00 per/month (3 month minimum)
  • Center Piece Ad:  $10.00 per/month (3 month minimum/60 cards)
Date:   July 14, 2015
Time:   07:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Location:   S.W. Focal Point Center
301 NW 103rd Avenue
Pembroke Pines, FL
33026
Contact:   Samia Chevannes
Email:   samia@miramarpembrokepines.org
Date/Time Details:   Start Time:  7:00AM - 9:00 AM
Fees/Admission:   $20.00 members/ $25.00 non-members
Save $10.00 when you register online before 4:00 PM the Monday before the event.
Jul 15   Referral Connections
One of a kind networking group where you can establish relationships with Chamber Businesses building trust and confidence to give referrals

Our group members are your new sales force.
Date:   July 15, 2015
Time:   07:45 AM - 09:00 AM
Location:   Jose Maria Vargas University
10131 Pines Boulevard
Pembroke Pines, FL 33026
Date/Time Details:   Wednesdays
7:45AM - 9:00AM
Fees/Admission:   For more information contact Alan Schneider 954-579-6585
Jul 15   Sip & Taste Committee Meeting
As the signature event of the chamber and community this annual ?wine and food tasting? event, features local culinary vendors, entertainment, art, demonstrations, and more.  The ?Sip and Taste? is a first class evening out for the regional area and grows in attendance every year.  
 
Date:   July 15, 2015
Time:   08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Website:   http://www.miramarpembrokepines.org/meetings-events/sip-wine-taste-heaven
Location:   NexPub Printing
3820 Executive Way
Miramar, FL 33025
Contact:   Robert Goltz
Email:   robert@miramarpembrokepines.org
Date/Time Details:   Third Wednesday of every month at 8:30AM
Fees/Admission:   Must be a member to attend.
Jul 15   City of Pembroke Pines Commission Meeting
Commissions of the City of Pembroke Pines meet to review local issues. The Chamber's Business Highlight of the Month is introduced to the members of the City's government and the public in attendance.
Date:   July 15, 2015
Time:   06:30 PM
Website:   http://www.ppines.com
Location:   Pembroke Pines Municipal Building 10100 Pines Blvd. Pembroke Pines, FL 33026
Date/Time Details:   Start Time: 6:30PM
Jul 15   City of Miramar Commission Meeting
Commissions of the City of Miramar meet to review local issues. The Chamber's Business Highlight of the Month is introduced to the members of the City's government and the public in attendance.
Date:   July 15, 2015
Time:   07:00 PM
Website:   http://ci.miramar.fl.us
Location:   Miramar Town Center 2300 Civic Center Place Miramar, FL 33025
Date/Time Details:   Start Time: 7PM
Jul 16   B2B Connections
B2B Connections aims to help local businesses grow and flourish by establishing professional relationships as responsible members of the (MPPRCC) Miramar Pembroke Pines Chamber of Commerce. We come together to cooperate and share resources and to build a united network.
 
Let B2B Connections assist you in reaching your competitive edge by broadening your network
 
  • Referrals
  • Relationships
  • Professionals 
  • Commerce
Date:   July 16, 2015
Time:   07:45 AM - 09:00 AM
Location:   Every Thursday at University of Phoenix
2400 SW 145th Ave Room 107
Miramar, FL 33027
Date/Time Details:   7:45AM - 9:00AM
Fees/Admission:   Contact Patricia Garcia 
305-467-3020
PGarcia@rdsgi.com
 
Jul 16   Government Affairs Committee Meeting
Building the business agenda begins with you - create the voice of business.
Date:   July 16, 2015
Time:   08:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Location:   Chamber Office 10100 Pines Blvd. 4th FL Pembroke Pines, FL 33026
Date/Time Details:   Start Time: 8:15 AM
Jul 17   CNO: Chamber Networking Optimization
CNO:  Chamber Networking Optimization

How do I get the most Return on Investment through my Chamber membership?  Network, Network, Network.  The problem with that answer is that it gives you the answer but not the how to.  This seminar will provide you with the How To network within the Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce and also in your everyday lives.

This two hour session will provide you with the tools for networking at events, from the pre-planning for an event to the follow up after.    You will learn the best techniques and skills to make every event one that moves you closer to your goals.  These networking skills and practices are transferable to any event you may attend.  But within our organization there is more than just event networking that will help you reach your goals, we have social media and leads groups for you to be involved in.

As an added bonus we will be covering both leads group networking and our social media networking.  Some of the etiquette involved in these types of networking and how to optimize your relationship building potential within these groups. 

This member’s only training will give you the tips on how to become a stronger networker not only within the Chamber but in your everyday life.   

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Date:   July 17, 2015
Time:   09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location:  
Keiser University  Pembroke Pines Campus
1640 SW 145th Avenue
Pembroke Pines, FL 3302
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Date/Time Details:   Friday, July 17, 2015
9;00AM - 11:00AM
Fees/Admission:   $10.00 per/person Chamber Members Only
Space is limited to 20 attendees.
Pre-registration required. No Walk-ins
Jul 21   Healthcare Committee
Healthcare: This committee works to implement projects that partner the business community and healthcare institutions and programs together.  It also is tasked with bringing the healthcare professionals in our region together to build resources and relationships.
 
Date:   July 21, 2015
Time:   09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location:   3rd Floor Conf Room
Date/Time Details:   3rd Tuesday of the Month
9AM - 10AM
Fees/Admission:   Must be in the health industry to participate
Jul 21   Never Eat Lunch Alone Chamber Luncheon
Join us for lunch and network while enjoying a great meal.  The concept is from author Keith Ferrazi and his book "Never Eat Alone."  Each month the Chamber will hold these lunch meetings for ten members that register on a first come first serve basis..    You will be responsible to pay for your own lunch at the restaurant, and yes you must order lunch.  During the lunch, participants will be able to network and also ask questions about how the Chamber can be of assistance to your individual business.  The goal is to help you our member build stronger relationships with others.

This is an opportunity to meet other business people in a way that is different from any networking opportunity you may have experienced. Instead of focusing on collecting and passing out cards, it's about connecting with other business people in a relaxed setting, and forging professional relationships in a personal way.

If you register and do not show up to the luncheon.  You will not be able to register for upcoming "Never Eat Lunch Alone" Lunches for three months.
Date:   July 21, 2015
Time:   12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Location:   Bokampers Sports Bar & Grill
15500 SW 29th Street
Miramar, FL 33027
Date/Time Details:   Third Tuesday of the Month
12:00PM - 1:30PM
Fees/Admission:   FREE and Open to Chamber Members Only!
Jul 22   Referral Connections
One of a kind networking group where you can establish relationships with Chamber Businesses building trust and confidence to give referrals

Our group members are your new sales force.
Date:   July 22, 2015
Time:   07:45 AM - 09:00 AM
Location:   Jose Maria Vargas University
10131 Pines Boulevard
Pembroke Pines, FL 33026
Date/Time Details:   Wednesdays
7:45AM - 9:00AM
Fees/Admission:   For more information contact Alan Schneider 954-579-6585
Jul 22   Chamber for Good/NonProfit Committee
This council convenes nonprofit members to share best practices, network, and give input on Chamber programs and services geared to nonprofit members
Date:   July 22, 2015
Time:   08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Location:   Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce
10100 Pines Boulevard, 4th Floor
Pembroke Pines, FL 33026
Contact:   Robert Goltz
Email:   robert@miramarpembrokepines.org
Date/Time Details:   Fourth Wednesday of the month at 8:30AM
Jul 23   B2B Connections
B2B Connections aims to help local businesses grow and flourish by establishing professional relationships as responsible members of the (MPPRCC) Miramar Pembroke Pines Chamber of Commerce. We come together to cooperate and share resources and to build a united network.
 
Let B2B Connections assist you in reaching your competitive edge by broadening your network
 
  • Referrals
  • Relationships
  • Professionals 
  • Commerce
Date:   July 23, 2015
Time:   07:45 AM - 09:00 AM
Location:   Every Thursday at University of Phoenix
2400 SW 145th Ave Room 107
Miramar, FL 33027
Date/Time Details:   7:45AM - 9:00AM
Fees/Admission:   Contact Patricia Garcia 
305-467-3020
PGarcia@rdsgi.com
 
Jul 23   Board of Directors Meeting
Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce
Board of Directors Meeting

This monthly meeting is held to conduct the business of the Chamber of Commerce.
The General Meeting is open to all members of the Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce.

As a courtesy please contact Robert at Robert@miramarpembrokepines.org if you are planning to attend.
Date:   July 23, 2015
Time:   08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Location:   Memorial Hospital - Miramar
1901 SW 172nd Avenue
Miramar, FL 33029
Contact:   Robert Goltz
Email:   robert@miramarpembrokepines.org
Date/Time Details:  

Fourth Thursday of Each Month
8:30AM - 10:00AM

Jul 23   Net@Nite
Net@Nite is our monthly evening networking event where you can eat, drink, and mingle with other business professionals while promoting your business.  In addition to being a great way to make connections with other local businesses, it’s also a lot of fun!

Why should you come to Net@Nite?

This is a quick and easy way to make connections with other business leaders in the area, get the word out about your business and discover ways you can work together and grow your businesses. 
Net@Nite is specifically designed to fit the needs of those Chamber members who can’t get away from their offices or businesses during regular working hours and attend our other events. It’s a great opportunity to include your staff and spouses in the promotion of your business and to get to know other Chamber members.
Date:   July 23, 2015
Time:   05:30 PM - 07:00 PM
Date/Time Details:   5:30PM - 7:00PM
Fees/Admission:   $5 Members - $10 Non-Members Online Orders save 50% off the ticketed price.
$10 Members - $20 Non-Members at the Door

Non-members can only attend two Net@Nites per/year.
 
Jul 24   Workplace Safety Workshop Learn How To Protect Your Bottom Line - Being Rescheduled

Workplace Safety Workshop. 
Learn How to Protect Your Bottom line!

COST FACTORS - Health and Safety
COST CATEGORIES - Where are your greatest losses happening

PREEMPTIVE ACTION - Health and Safety Awareness
BENEFITS TO SAFETY - The color & direction for yur BOTTOM LINE change!
Date:   July 24, 2015
Time:   09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location:   Nova Southeaster University
2050 Civic Center Place
Miramar, FL 33025
Date/Time Details:   Friday, July 24, 2015
9:00AM - 11:00AM
Fees/Admission:   $10.00 per/member
$20.00 per/non-member
Jul 28   Membership Orientation
Make your Chamber Membership Work for You!
We encourage our Chamber members and prospective members to attend one of our monthly Member Orientation meetings.  This is your opportunity to meet the Chamber staff, introduce your business, and familiarize yourself with the variety of benefits we offer and get connected!
At each orientation, Chamber staff gives an informal presentation covering all you need to know to start making your Chamber membership work for you.  Topics covered include:
  • Networking Events
  • Special Events
  • Marketing Services
  • Direct Savings
  • Programs
  • Committees
  • Communications
Also in attendance at the meeting are the Chamber Ambassadors and other program leaders. They can answer any question or provide guidance.  The Member Orientation is a great way to start your Chamber connection.
 
Date:   July 28, 2015
Time:   08:30 AM - 09:45 AM
Location:  

Pembroke Pines Municipal Building
10100 Pines Boulevard, 3rd Floor Conference Room
Pembroke Pines, FL 33026 

Contact:   Samia Chevannes 954-432-9808
Email:   samia@miramarpembrokepines.org
Date/Time Details:  
Last Tuesday of the month
8:30AM - 9:45AM
Fees/Admission:   Free and open to members and non-members.
Jul 29   Referral Connections
One of a kind networking group where you can establish relationships with Chamber Businesses building trust and confidence to give referrals

Our group members are your new sales force.
Date:   July 29, 2015
Time:   07:45 AM - 09:00 AM
Location:   Jose Maria Vargas University
10131 Pines Boulevard
Pembroke Pines, FL 33026
Date/Time Details:   Wednesdays
7:45AM - 9:00AM
Fees/Admission:   For more information contact Alan Schneider 954-579-6585
Jul 30   B2B Connections
B2B Connections aims to help local businesses grow and flourish by establishing professional relationships as responsible members of the (MPPRCC) Miramar Pembroke Pines Chamber of Commerce. We come together to cooperate and share resources and to build a united network.
 
Let B2B Connections assist you in reaching your competitive edge by broadening your network
 
  • Referrals
  • Relationships
  • Professionals 
  • Commerce
Date:   July 30, 2015
Time:   07:45 AM - 09:00 AM
Location:   Every Thursday at University of Phoenix
2400 SW 145th Ave Room 107
Miramar, FL 33027
Date/Time Details:   7:45AM - 9:00AM
Fees/Admission:   Contact Patricia Garcia 
305-467-3020
PGarcia@rdsgi.com