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Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce

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BOCA RATON, Fla., May 13, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office products and services, joined with the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce yesterday to announce the winner of the Office Depot "Green Office Makeover Contest." The contest, which launched in March and was open to Greater Miami Chamber members, was created to recognize South Florida's greenest businesses. The winning business, Virginia Key Beach Park Trust, was chosen by a panel of eco-minded South Florida professionals, including Dr. John C. Van Leer, ...
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REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
Watchdog Report Vol.11 No.9 July 4, 2010 & Est. 05.05.2000
:Sheriff Lamberti opens investigation against Gunzburger; she cries foul, his net worth drops to $619,000 through Dec. 09 Palm Beach County : Chair Aaronson in the spotlight, on commission for decades, net worth $631,000 through 2009 Monroe County : Gastesi says county budget will probably be lower than Rollback tax rate, like the year before, union contracts are an issue Miami-Dade Public Schools: District rift with Friends of WLRN ending with fundraising organization playing ball, operating agreement and other elements coming together Public Health Trust: Commissioner Souto jumps on PHT board, but without new funding, ... market research, surveys and trends
EDUCATION
The formation of the next generation of citizens, along with an energy plan and a new economy based on innovation, technology, and entrepreneurship, is perhaps the most important function that our government must perform. This country’s commitment to education is the foundation of our participatory democracy, our shared prosperity, and our national security. It is a covenant of trust that we have renewed over generations, from the founding of our leading universities in the 17th century, the genesis and expansion of public education in the 18th and 19th centuries, and the dismantling of segregation in the 20th century. ... market research, surveys and trends

SURVEY RESULTS FOR
GREATER MIAMI CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

South Florida banks lose $591 million in the fourth quarter ...
data. While that’s an improvement from their collective $711.2 million loss in the third quarter, it probably isn’t a sign things are getting better. The narrowing of regional losses came mostly due to Coral Gables-based BankUnited , Florida’s largest bank, reporting a $294.2 million loss, an improvement over its $595.7 million third quarter loss. Both of those numbers are preliminary as the bank undergoes an internal review. The year ended on a sour note for most South Florida banks. Only 27 of the banks turned a profit in the fourth quarter. Miami-based banking analyst and economist Kenneth H. Thomas noted ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
War Stories: the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce scores with its ...
It was an early meeting, with continental breakfast served at 7:30 a.m., followed by the program at 8. It should have commenced at "O eight hundred hours" to set the proper tone, and somebody should have said, "I love the smell of decaf in the morning. It smells like ... victory." After all, this was the War Stories session of the Greater Miami Chamber's Cutting Edge Committee. This year's theme: "Survival!" The Cutting Edge Committee is principally known for its annual spring awards recognizing innovative business strategies. In the off season, however, War Stories offers a forum for ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
RELATED NEWS
Office Depot Foundation Partners with Energizer to Host Greater Miami Chamber ...
a leading global provider of office products and services, will join with Energizer to host the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce's Business Continuity and Emergency Preparedness event Tuesday, June 29, at 8 a.m. The event is designed to help urge business owners to prepare for the 2010 hurricane season. The event will be held at the Ballroom Level of the Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Blvd. This year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) forecasts 14 to 23 named storms and eight to 14 hurricanes -- three to seven of which are expected to be ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Agenda: Business happenings in South Florida
Deputy appraisers available to assist with Homestead, senior and other property tax exemption applications and answer questions on property taxes. Also accepts applications for Portability. Documents required to file a Homestead Exemption include current Florida driver's license or Florida ID card and current voter registration card or declaration of domicile; free. 954-357-5579 or www.bcpa.net/events.asp : • 9-11 a.m., Hallandale Beach Cultural Community Center, 410 SE Third St., Hallandale Beach. • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Oakland Park City Hall, 3650 NE 12th Ave., Oakland Park. Business Referral Group Lunch Meeting: ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

Support for American Airlines, British Airways, Iberia, Finnair ...
Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce - Miami, FL. Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau - Miami, FL. Latin Chamber of Commerce – Miami, FL ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Barry Johnson - Barry E. Johnson President/CEO Greater Miami ...
Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. Barry E. Johnson is president and chief executive officer of the Greater Miami Chamber of ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Diversity and Inclusion Top Agenda at Chamber of Commerce ...
Diversity and inclusion is not just about big business, it’s about good business for everybody. That was the message from Tiffani Lee, a partner at the law firm Holland and Knight and chair of the diversity and inclusion committee of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce as she addressed a Chamber networking reception at the School March 25. Lee told members of the chamber and administrators of the School of Business that the Chamber is leading a campaign to urge its members to adopt diversity and inclusion guidelines in four core areas: corporate social responsibility, leadership development, supplier diversity and talent ...
REAL TIME
GREATER MIAMI CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Are companies these days still providing top notch customer ...
The answer to this question may depend on the organizations management style, processes and corporate culture. All to often, buzz phrases like "quality improvement" and "optimization" have been diluted to the next best idea of the day by managements keen on implementation rather than education of their organizations. Think about the words "customer service" and ask yourself what does this really imply? Your feelings that companies are more concerned with quantity than quality may hold more truth than fiction. In a call center environment this can be very true and is often the "easiest way" to attach a productivity metric, a way ...
Why is Dallas called the "Metroplex" instead of "Greater Dallas ...
The term "Metroplex" was coined and copyrighted by the North Texas Commission in 1972. It was intended to be used as a term to describe the region including Dallas, Fort Worth, and the surrounding suburbs in North Texas. The name "Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex" is commonly used today, especially as the region has continued to grow and expand. The term "Metroplex" is sometimes used to describe other metropolitan areas that containing multiple major cities and their suburbs. It is also used as an alternative to metropolis or megalopolis, which is a chain of continuous metropolitan areas. Several local organizations use the name ...