9 Gulf Coast Builders Exchange, New Year Networking Social, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Gold Coast Eagle Distributing, 7051 Wireless Court, Sarasota. $20 members; $200 sponsors. To register, call (941) 907-7745 or visit gcbx.org.
13 Manatee Chamber of Commerce, Manatee Young Professionals Networking Social, 5-7 p.m. at Urban Flats Flatbread & Wine, 8235 Cooper Creek Blvd., University Park. No cost for members; $5 nonmembers. Join MYP on the spot. For more information contact Kimberly Henley at (941) 748-3411 ext.133 or [email protected]
14 Manatee Chamber of Commerce, Facebook Changes Seminar, 1-4 p.m. at the Manatee Chamber of Commerce Lakewood Ranch Office, McClure Center, 4215 Concept Court. $20 members; $40 future members. For required reservation, call Carey Miller at (941) 748-4842 ext. 113 or [email protected]
14 Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, Annual Kick-Off Breakfast, 7:30-9 a.m. at Hyatt Regency, 1000 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota. $35 members; $45 nonmembers. To register call Shannon O’Brien at (941) 556-4055 or [email protected]
17 Business Ethics Alliance, “How Integrity Feeds Success” with speaker Nikki Heil, marketing director of Whole Foods in Sarasota, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Hyatt Regency, 1000 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota. $25 in advance; $30 at the door. For reservations, visit BEASarasota.com.
19 Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, Sarasota Prime Time Exhibit, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at New College of Florida, 351 College Drive, Sarasota. $5 members; $15 nonmembers. To register call Shannon O’Brien at (941) 556-4055 or [email protected]
19 Lakewood Ranch Business Association, Executive Briefing by Peter Pawlus, “Google: How It Affects Your Business, Like It or Not.”7:30-11 a.m. at Keiser University Auditorium, 6151 Lake Osprey Drive, Sarasota. $15 members; $25 nonmembers. To register visit lwrba.org.
28 EDC Sarasota County, Economic Outlook 2011, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Michael’s On East, 1212 East Ave. S., Sarasota. $75 individuals; $750 full table. For more information, call (941) 309-1200 ext. 103 or [email protected]