CCIM Hawaii presents a course on assessing market conditions and understanding feasibility, market dynamics and market pricing. "CI 102: Market Analysis for Investment Commercial Real Estate" is today, tomorrow, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the University of Phoenix in Honolulu. Fee. Information: 536-2686
How to weatherproof your portfolio in turbulent markets will be the subject of an investment program by Edward Jones. Rhodora Pagay, the Edward Jones investment representative in Honolulu, will host the event, open to investors seeking high-quality opportunities in the stock market. The interactive broadcast via satellite will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Sept. 10 at 1360 S. Beretania St., Suite 304. Free. Reservations: 543-6034.
The 2002 Visitor Industry Symposium and annual luncheon will be tomorrow at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Resort and Spa's Mid-Pacific Conference Center. A morning panel will discuss the potentials of marketing on the Internet; afternoon sessions will cover current topics in the markets of North America, Japan, meetings/conventions, and developing international leisure markets. Fee. Registration: www.gohawaii.com/vis2002.
Fall preview tapes of network programs from KGMB, KHNL, KHON, KITV, KFVE and PAX will be presented at The Inaugural Hawaii Advertising Federation Television Preview Party. The Hawai'i National Guard will open the meeting with a color guard to honor victims of terrorism. The preview presentation will be from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hawaii Prince Hotel's Mauna Kea Room. Fee. Information: 532-0555. Reservations: fax to 532-0560 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Honolulu Business Network, which provides networking opportunities for small business owners and professionals, meets 12:01 to 1:15 p.m. Thursdays at Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar. Information: 525-6028.
Edward Jones investment representative Sandra Cirie will host a Retirement Planning Seminar that will cover retirement goals, taxes, strategies and assets. "Build Your Financial Future Today: Personal Finance Education," is 5:30 p.m. at Keolu Shopping Center. Free. Reservations: 263-4784.
City Council candidates Charles Djou, Bob Fishman, Terrence Teruya, Isaac Hokama and John Steelquist will speak on the topic of "Condos and Co-ops ... Are You Friend or Foe" at the Hawaii Council of Associations of Apartment Owners membership meeting and luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Hale Koa Hotel Banyan room. Fee. Reservations: 533-2528.
The inaugural reception for the Hawai'i affiliate of the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce will honor women of the American Red Cross from Hawai'i who responded to the events of 9/11. "Changing the World" evening garden reception will be 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the C. Brewer Building, 827 Fort Street Mall. Free for members, fee for non-members. Reservations: 888-96-WOMEN or www.uswomenschamber.com.
A panel will focus on "Mold, Insurance and the Law" at a forum by the Hawai'i chapter of the American Society of Heat Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers 5 p.m. at Pagoda Hotel. Fee. Information: 543-4739.
The Hawaii Small Business Development Center Network will present a seminar covering entrepreneurship, keys for success and sources of capital. "Starting a Business in Hawaii" is from 10 a.m. to noon at the Hawai'i Small Business Development Center Network, 1041 Nu'uanu Ave., Suite A. Fee. Information and registration: 522-8131, ext. 221.
Business meetings of general interest are listed in the "Coming Events" column each Monday. Submit notices at least two weeks in advance. By fax: 525-6763. By mail: Coming Events, Business Section, The Honolulu Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802.