Your weekly calendar of business events – Sun Sentinel

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. Inquire ahead of in-person, on-site events, as some organizations and hosts continue to require physical distancing and vaccine protocols due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

New Pet Industry-Tails Wagging, 9:30-10:30 am April 18. Workshop via Zoom presented by the Florida Women’s Business Center. 561-265-3790 ext. 111. Free.

Gold Coast PR Council, 4 pm, via Zoom, featuring WPBF-TV 25 News Director Emily Thompson. RSVP to

NobleCon18, 5-7 pm through April 21, featuring 120 public companies who cover today’s most disruptive industry sectors including cannabis, ESG. Keynote, corporate presentation, panel discussions, speakers, networking, breakout sessions. Hard Rock Guitar Hotel, 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood. 561-451-7029.

Webinar on Construction Defects: Handling Issues throughout the Life of your Association, noon-1 pm April 20. Panelists will discuss what constitutes defects and the different types of defects, project types, and laws that apply in a community association context. Licensed Community Association Managers will receive (1) OPP credit. Zoom, Hollywood. Free.

Caregiving Youth Institute Conference, 8 am-3 pm April 21. Safe Schools Institute, 1790 Spanish River Blvd., Boca Raton. Featuring expert speakers, researchers, thought leaders, and more on the theme of Progress Towards Policy for Caregiving Youth. 561-277-3586. $50.

Boynton Beach Coffee Plus Network, 8-9 am, hosted by the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce. Prepare a 30-second elevator pitch. Allstate — The McLemore Agency, 2457 Quantum Ave., Boynton Beach.

Women’s Real Estate Investment Summit, 9 am-4:30 pm Two-day event. Signature Grand, 6900 W. State Road 84, Davie. 305-970-0416.

Crisis and Risk Management, lessons from public relations pros, 11:30 am-1 pm, panel discussion and presentation, hosted by the Public Relations Society of America, Greater Fort Lauderdale chapter. Todd Templin, co-chair of BoardroomPR’s crisis management division, will moderate the panel featuring Mike Hernandez of LSN Communications and Veda Coleman-Wright of the Broward Sheriff’s office. Community Foundation of Broward, 910 E. Broward Blvd., #200, Fort Lauderdale.

2022 Cynthia Allen Gracey Women In Leadership Awards Luncheon, 11:30 am, Kravis Center-Cohen Pavilion, West Palm Beach. Executive Women of the Palm Beaches Foundation hosts Amy Hever, director of the Major League Baseball Players Trust. Email or call 561-868-7070.

Business After Hours at Arcadia Gardens, 5-7 pm April 21. Hosted by the North Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce. Arcadia Gardens, 3660 RCA Blvd, Palm Beach Gardens. 561-746-711 $35-$45.

How to Get More Clients, 5-7 pm, Interactive workshop and Q&A for women entrepreneurs with Renia M. Orr, International Business Coach at Haven Palm Beach presented by the Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce. Haven Palm Beach, 211 Royal Poinciana Way, Palm Beach.

Women’s Real Estate Investment Summit, 8:30 am-4:30 pm April 22. Signature Grand, 6900 W. State Road 84, Davie. 305-970-0416.

Salute to Community Leaders, 11:30 am-1:30 pm, Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort, 1111 N. Ocean Drive, Hollywood. Presented by the Leadership Broward Foundation. Call Andrew Zullo at 954-767-8866 or

LGBT+ Elder Living Resource Expo, 11 am-3 pm Services information all under one roof. RSVP to: Compass GLCC, 201 N. Dixie Highway, Lake Worth. 561-541-3700. Free.

Red to Lead Conference, though April 26, Online, presented by the Urban League of Broward County, on the topic of solutions for advancing equity in business.

Alan B. Levan | NSU Broward Center of Innovation Incubate Program Pitch Night, 4-7 pm April 25. Alan B. Lvean | NSU Broward Center of Innovation (Levan Center) to host Pitch Night event for their “Incubate” Program Cohort #3 on April 25, 2022, at 4 pm Alan B. Levan | NSU Broward Center of Innovation, 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd, Fort Lauderdale. Free.

Writing Resumes, Cover Letters & More, 10 am-noon, Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. Registration required. or call 561-868-7760. Free.

Live After Five Net Worthk, 5:30-7:30 pm, hosted by the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce, Wyndham Deerfield Beach Resort, Cafe Med, 2096 NE Second St., Deerfield Beach.

Marine Refit Expo, through April 28, Pompano Civic Center, Pompano Beach. Open to trade only: products, equipment, services and refit upgrades for the boating and superyacht market. 754-246-0546.

Business networking, 2:30-4:30 pm, hosted by the Florida Women’s Business Center, featuring resources, connections and more. Delray Beach Market, 33 SE Third Ave., Delray Beach. For exhibitor opportunities, call 561-265-3790, ext. 111.

Business Before Hours: Valor and Community Service Awards, 7-9 am Recognizing first responders, presented by the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce. Palm Beach Gardens Marriott, 4000 RCA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. 561-746-7111. $45-$55.

Quickbooks Master Course, eight-week session, presented by the Florida Women’s Business Center via Zoom.

Mindset Shift — Making Yourself More Employable, 10 am-noon, Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. Registration is required. For more information or to register, visit or 561-868-7760.

The Kip Hunter Marketing “Making REAL Connections” Breakfast, 7:30 am, presented by Alan B. Levan | NSU Broward Center of Innovation, at Global Grille at the First Baptist Church, 301 E. Broward Blvd, Fort Lauderdale. $55.

Passions to Profits, four-part webinar series, presented by the Dania Beach Business Academy and SCORE Broward. Topics include from Hobbyist to Entrepreneur; Business Startup; Financial Planning and Money to Start and Grow Your Business.

RISE Business Expo, 1-6:30 pm May 5. RISE Business Expo celebrates the community’s Resilience, Intentionality, Strength, and Endurance. Networking, educational opportunities, keynote luncheon, exhibitor hall, and business resources. Tamarac Community Center, 8601 W. Commercial Blvd., Tamarac. 954-722-1520.

2022 Broward & Beyond Business Conference, 8 am-4:30 pm, Highlighting new programs and profitable business opportunities that Broward-based businesses can access. Signature Grand, 6900 State Road 84, Davie.

Seventh annual Behavioral Health Conference: The Power of Prevention, 8 am-5 pm May 10-11, Signature Grand, 6900 W. State Road 84, Davie. $85-$105.

Annual Boca Chamber’s Business Awards, 11:30 am, Boca West Country Club, 20538 Boca West Drive, Boca Raton. $95.

DigiMarCon Southeast 2022, 9 am, The Westin Peachtree Plaza Atlanta Hotel, Atlanta, Ga. Hear from speakers in the digital marketing, media and advertising industry. Network, reunite, and network. Presented by DigiMarCon Southeast. Visit Email Call 800-805-5385.

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