Memorial Day. On this federal holiday, most offices and stock markets are closed.
Second Quarter Business Luncheon: Join a discussion on trade, travel and tourism opportunities in North Miami and the Greater Miami area. Keynote speaker is William D. Talbert III, CEO of the Greater Miami and Convention Visitors Bureau. Complimentary lunch is provided. RSVP by Tuesday, as seating is limited; noon-2 p.m., Museum of Contemporary Art at North Miami, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Free. For more information, please call 305-895-9825 or visit northmiamifl.gov.
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Tower Forum Breakfast Meeting: With print readership steadily declining, newspapers closing and journalists with decades of experience being laid off, what is the future of the newspaper industry? Veteran players of major South Florida newspapers examine this critical topic. Panelist include Aminda Marqués Gonzalez, executive editor and vice president of the Miami Herald; Tim Burke, publisher of the Palm Beach Post; and Howard Saltz, publisher and editor-in-chief of the Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel; 6:45 a.m., Tower Club, 100 SE Third Ave., Fort Lauderdale. $35. towerforum.org.
The Art of the NNN CRE Deal: The Loan Committee, a group of professionals active in the Florida commercial real-estate community, holds a panel discussion and luncheon on the zero cash flow transaction and triple-net (NNN) credit risk and leverage properties; 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., The Westin Fort Lauderdale, 400 Corporate Dr., Fort Lauderdale. $35 advance; $40 day of event. theloancommittee.com/the-art-of-the-nnn-cre-deal.
The Miami Franchise Expo: Work can be wonderful! Choose your future. Own your own business. This event offers face-to-face discussions with representatives from North America’s hottest franchises, proven part-time business opportunities, must-attend seminars for aspiring business owners, and countless opportunities to make a big, bold change; 10 a.m. through Sunday; Miami Airport Convention Center, 777 NW 72nd Ave., Miami. $8. franchiseshowinfo.com.
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