BUSINESS CALENDAR

LAS VEGAS CHAMBER

The Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce “Five-Minute Networking” meeting at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce, 3720 Howard Hughes Parkway. Call 641-5822, option 2, for details.

HENDERSON CHAMBER

The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will host its annual state of the chamber address and board Installation banquet at 6 p.m. Aug. 16 at Loews Lake Las Vegas, 101 Montelago Blvd. Call 565-8951 or e-mail info@hender sonchamber.com for details.

BUSINESS EDUCATION

The Nevada Small Business Development Center holds a business startup orientation every Thursday in Building 100 of at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Paradise Campus, 851 E. Tropicana Ave. Admission is free. Advance registration required. Call 895-4270 or visit www.nsbdc.org/education/calendar for details.

NETWORKING

CityCare Business Network holds chapter meetings throughout the valley. Call 434-8800 for details.

The Executive Leads Group meets at 7 a.m. Wednesdays at Becker’s Lakeside Bar & Grill, 8603 W. Sahara Ave. Call 255-8891 for details.

Income Builders International meets at 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays at The Cantina at the Tuscany, 255 E. Flamingo Road. Call 505-4872 for details.

The Las Vegas Internet Chamber of Commerce meets on the third Monday of each month. Location varies. Call 914-0100 for details.

Moms in Business Network meets at 11:30 a.m. on the third Thursday of each month at Lawry’s The Prime Rib, 4043 Howard Hughes Parkway. Visit www.mibn.org for details.

The Referral Network meets at 7:30 a.m. on the first and third Thursday of each month. Call 438-7903 or visit www.trn.i8.com for details.

The Southern Nevada Chapter of the Project Management Institute meets at 5:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. Visit www.pmi-snc.org/index.htm for details.

The Business Calendar runs Sundays. Information on events sponsored by nonprofit organizations can be mailed to Business Calendar, Review-Journal, P.O. Box 70, Las Vegas, NV 89125; faxed to 387-5243; or e-mailed to bizbriefs@reviewjournal.com.

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