The FACC Florida is currently setting up a new tool for its member companies: specialized committees according to the company’s sector.
Our committees meet one a month to set up a quarterly event.
You can already apply to be part of the Wine and Spirits committee, the Luxury Committee or the AgroFood committee.
We have 7 professional committees:
Chair of Aerospace Committee: Raphael Bolzan
Co-Chairs of Agro & Wine Committee: Hubert Surville & Antonio Ellek
Last Agro & Wine Networking Events:
Friday October 30, 2015 at Grey Robinson, Miami
Subject: French Food & Wine imports in the US, Business & Technical Experience.
- Caroline Moreau, Barton & Guestier
- Pierre de Agostini, Cosmopolitan International
US Customs and Border Protection Bureau of Miami with:
- Melanie Prater, Senior Import Specialist
- Magdamari Rodriguez, Import Specialist
- Enrique Rodriguez, Chief
- Abel Serrona, Branch Chief
Sponsors: Barton & Guestier / Gray Robinson / Café Pastis
Moderator: Hubert Surville, Barton & Guestier
Tuesday November 4, 2014 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm at Grey Robinson, Fort Lauderdale
Subject: The French Wine Market in the US, Fashion or Evolution?
Speakers: Mel Dick – President Wine division Senior VP at Southern Wine & Spirits of America.
Chip Cassidy – Chair, Wine Department of FIU.
Jay Spaleta – Wine enthusiast Editor.
Sebastien Verrier – Beverage Director at the St Regis Bal Harbor.
Moderator: Hubert Surville – COO Barton & Guestier USA.
Chair of CADRE Committee: Christophe Richard
Last CADRE Committee Seminar Cocktails:
Tuesday October 28, 2014 from 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm at Miami Association of Realtors
Subject: “What are the economic dynamics that are shaping the next Miami?”
Speakers: Roberto Munoz – FIBA President, South Florida Market president for BBVA Compass.
Luis A. Perez-Codina – Manager, International Logistics & Supply Chain, Enterprise Florida, INC.Jon Sastre, – President and CEO, ConQuest Technology Service, President, US Board Member IAMCP, International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners.
Susan Baker – Award winning for the Arts, contributing journalist for the South Florida Luxury.
Keith St Clair – Miami Entrepreneur.
Tuesday March 4, 2014 from 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm at Northern Trust Bank
Subject: “How Miami's development is preparing for Climate Change?”
Moderator: Barry E. Johnson – President/CEO of Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
Tuesday September 24, 2013 from 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm at Bernstein Global Wealth Management
Subject: “Condo-financing today: What have we learned from the burst bubble? Is Miami avoiding the mistakes of the past?”
Moderator: Peter Zalewski – Founder of "Condo Vulture"
Thursday March 7, 2013 from pm to 8:00 pm at Bernstein Global Wealth Management
Subject: “The Pitfalls of the American Dream: Real Estate Investments Do's and Don'ts”
Thursday November 13, 2012 8:00 am to 10:00 am at Bernstein Global Wealth Management
Subject: “Why Invest in Miami? The cranes are back!”
Moderator: Commissioner Sarnoff – City of Miami.
Co-Chairs of Human Resources Committee: Aude Slama & Gary Birnberg
Last Human Resources Networking Events:
Wednesday February 3, 2016 at Greenberg Traurig
Subject: Creating a Culture of Career
Speakers: Angie Brainard - Right Management
Moderator: Tammy Davidson - Right Management
Panel: Brian Altschuler – Boca Raton Regional Hospital; Lisette Simon with Fusion (ABC-Univision Joint-Venture); Kal Mistry with VITAS Healthcare Corporation
Tuesday November 4, 2014 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm at Ackerman LLP
Subject: The Affordable Care Act. This informative event is a great opportunity for employers to gain insight into how healthcare reform will impact their health plans and share strategies for combating these impacts.
Speakers: Dr. Griselle Chernys – President & CEO, PayerFusion, WellAway.
Marshall R. Burack – Partner, Ackerman.
Moderators: Gary Birnberg – Business Arbitrator, Mediator, Negociator.
Aude Slama – Managing Partner and President, Slama Global Search.
Thursday July 24, 2014 from 7:00pm - 10:00pm at Greenberg Traurig Tower
Subject: Making the Leadership Transition for many successful professionals, who have built their career on technical expertise or operational excellence, moving into a bigger leadership role can be daunting experience.
Speaker: Dr. Herminia Ibarra –
Chair of LMCA Committee: Christophe Poilleux
Last LMCA Event:
Wednesday June 1, 2016 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at Brasserie Azur
Subject: Luxe and Entrepreneurship
Speakers: Philippe Giraud - President, Actium
Moderator: Christophe Poilleux – Cartier
Last LMCA Committee Seminar Cocktails:
Monday October 27, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Mandolin Restaurant
Subject: “The Design District and the Luxury Brands.”
Speakers: Craig Robins – President DARCA Design District
David Goubert – Sr. vice President Louis Vuitton
Moderator: Christophe Poilleux – Cartier
Thursday April 18, 2013 from 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm at George's Kitchen - The Loft
Subject: “From Advertising to retail business: The Journey of International Managers between France and the USA”
Speaker: Julien Bigan – General Manager Roche Bobois
Moderators: Christophe Poilleux – Cartier
Christophe Richard – Remax realtor
Chair of Maritime: Nicolas Portolleau
· Last YEE Club Networking Events:
Wednesday November 5, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at National Hotel, Miami Beach
Subject: "How to exponentially grow your business using a Digital Marketing & Advertising multi-channel Strategy?"
Speaker: Gilles Bonzan – Digital Marketing Expert, Founder of Cobalink.
Moderator: Cyril Darmouni – Founder of Moviebank in the UK and DEFIM in France.
Wednesday May 28, 2014 from 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm at Villa Azur
Subject: "How to acquire clients using online tools, and how to use your website to generate more traffic or promote your brand?"
Karine Morcillo – Successful entrepreneur in the digital content and monetization field for internet website.
Tuesday February 4, 2014 from 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm at Baoli Miami
Subject: "All you need to know about Local Retail Marketing, PR and Branding. Case Study: Trendy Paris-Based Pastry Shop Hugo & Victor opening in South Beach"
Virginie Vinson – Managing Director of Hugo & Victor US and Formerly Brand manager at Procter & Gamble.
Thursday September 19, 2013 from 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm at Baoli Miami
Subject: Want to launch a "dot com" venture? The Do's and don'ts on How to grow your idea into a viable business.
David Azar – CEO and Co-founder of Monabar.com
Tuesday April 30, 2013 from 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm at Baoli Miami
Subject: Do you own a small or medium business? Are you looking to sell or acquire a small or medium-sized business?
David Saperstein – Current VP at BG Strategic Advisors & Former Deloitte and Goldman Sachs
Wednesday October 17, 2012 from 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm at Villa Azur, Miami Beach
Subject: Do's and Dont's: How to locate and access funding for your business and growth.
Adrien Sapiro – SBA guaranteed loans, conventional loans, and other funding sources
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