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Oct 25, 2021 7:07 AM

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Stay connected to professionals, industry leaders and the business community through online and in-person networking, workshops, conferences and more, in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties. Note: Inquire ahead of attending in-person, on-site events, as some organizations and hosts continue to require various physical distancing and vaccine protocols due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Monday Morning Magic-Business Happening + Opportunities, 8:30-9:30 a.m. Business Happenings + Opportunities in Palm Beach & Broward Counties. Delray Beach. 561-265-3790. flwbc.org/business-events. Free.

Financial Management for small business, 6 p.m., presented by SBA South Florida District Office and SCORE. Presenter: Kurt Valmond, vice president and regional business banking manager for Amtrust Bank, A Division of New York Community Bank based in Boca Raton. bit.ly/3naCmBw

Deerfield Beach Council Coffee & Connections, 8 a.m., Wyndham Deerfield Beach Resort, 2096 NE Second St., Deerfield Beach. Free. bit.ly/2ZcRs0T

NAWIC Greater Fort Lauderdale 2021-2022 Board of Directors Installation Dinner, 6-8 p.m. Hosted by the National Association of Women in Construction, Greater Fort Lauderdale chapter. Cafe Vico, 1125 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale. 954-551-8284. /bit.ly/3p3ienz. $55-$60.

Divas in the Trucking Industry, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Hosted by the Florida Women’s Business Center. 561-265-3790. flwbc.org/business-events. Free.

SCORE Palm Beach County seminar: Contracts, 1 p.m., Online. Presenter: Jeffrey M. Garber is a partner with the law firm of Ciklin Lubitz. Free. https://bit.ly/3C91Q8E

Webinar for small business — Process Improvement & Working Smarter, 11 a.m., Hosted online by SBA South Florida District Office. Add efficiencies to your business and improve your bottom line potential. bit.ly/3C5UrXA

Community Association 2021-’22 Legal Update: What Passed? 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Attorney Roberto Blanch with the law firm of Siegfried Rivera will host this live webinar focusing on the new laws affecting condominium associations. Miami. 305-442-3334. bit.ly/3p6Hpp3 Free.

Women in Transportation, 6 p.m., WTS, South Florida chapter hosts member recognition and membership drive at Funky Buddha, 1201 NE 38th St., Oakland Park. For more information visit Chapter Membership Chair, Alexandra Lopez at axlopez@gfnet.com or Yingfei Huang, chapter president. Call 954-903-8107.

Business Before Hours with Commissioner Nikki Fried, 7:15-9 a.m. Hosted by the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce. Palm Beach Gardens Marriott, 4000 RCA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. 561-746-7111. bit.ly/3vfr3vv $45-$55.

A Community United: Health Equity in Miami-Dade, 10-11:30 a.m., A Virtual Summit, presented by the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County. Updates on the status of Health Equity in Miami-Dade and review the Community Health Improvement Plan. bit.ly/2XhPgov

Hotel Investment Forum, 11 a.m., Hilton Miami Airport Hotel, 5101 Blue Lagoon Drive, Miami. Fifth annual event features workshops and panel discussion. Speakers will provide information on how to navigate the market, techniques for maximizing profits, take-aways and solutions. Speakers include John Chang, national director-research and advisory services, Marcus & Millichap; Rob Mentnech, regional director SE U.S./Caribbean, Best Western International; Joseph Pack, founder and managing partner, Pack Law; and more. 786-522-7023.

Women’s Roundtable, 10 a.m., hosted Online by SCORE Palm Beach County. Presenter: Eileen Bass Cummings, who developed and trademarked a unique service in second career planning for national law enforcement organizations. bit.ly/3m04Xu2

2021 Woman of the Year Luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. hosted by the North Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce. Wyndham Grand Jupiter at Harbourside Place, 122 Soundings Ave., Jupiter. 561-746-7111. $45-$55.

Networking luncheon, 11:30 a.m., hosted by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce. Bona, 2468 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors. $40-$45. Email keith@gflglcc Visit bit.ly/3nfbosn

The Cannabis Market – A Growing Opportunity or Up in Smoke? 5:30-7:30 p.m., hosted by The South Florida chapter of the nonprofit, Exit Planning Exchange (XPX), Fort Lauderdale Yacht Club, 1725 SE 12th St., Fort Lauderdale. 561-602-8558. exitplanningexchange.com/event/4384440/. $45-$65.

South Florida Independent Retailer Awards, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Signature Grand, 6900 W. State Road 84, Davie. Activities include Live Voting for the next retail award recipient, and peer-to-peer networking with retailers and landlords. Visit tsfira.com/ Email nfo@tsfira.com Call 954-615-0615.

AERO Small Business Expo — Broward, 3-6:30 p.m., Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center, 3100 Ray Ferrero Junior Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Alliance of Entrepreneur Resource Organizations, based in South Florida, is a coalition of public agencies and community nonprofit organizations united to provide current and new businesses with resources to aid in their success. bit.ly/3i5nanL

Florida International Trade and Cultural Expo, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Engage high-level government leaders, international trade experts, and delegations from around the world. Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. 954-357-6400. broward.org/EconDev/conferences/Pages/FITCE.aspx. Free.

State of the Region annual awards, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., Signature Grand, 6900 W. State Road 84, David. Hosted by the Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization. BrowardMPO.org

Trial School’s The Top Shelf, A Legal Literary Book Club, 6-7:30 p.m. via ZOOM. For attorneys, Register by email to jju@kulaw.com. Free.

Vacation Expo, Feb 25-27, Pompano Civic Center, Pompano Beach. Open to travel advisers and consumers. Feb. 25 is for travel agents only. 754-246-3515 VacationAdventureExpo.com

African-American Cultural and Historical Grants program applications are due Nov. 30th. The new grant program will provide funding to facilities in Florida that highlight the contributions, culture or history of African-Americans. The program is jointly administered by the Department of State’s Divisions of Arts and Culture and Historical Resources. Nonprofit organizations and public entities may apply for up to $500,000 or up to $1,000,000 with 50% matching funds from other sources. Priority will be given to projects that encourage the design or construction of a new facility or the renovation of an existing facility in an area with great cultural significance in which no facility exists; enhance the beauty or aesthetic value of facilities named for significant African-Americans; or restore facilities on the National Register of Historic Places. For more information on the program, application process and guidelines, visit dos.myflorida.com/aach. Apply by Nov. 30.

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