The Brazil Club opened its doors for the Brazilian community in Boca Raton on September 25, 2012.
Over 50 people were present at the opening of its offices at The Shoppes at Village Point.
The offices not only have meeting rooms, but it also has an auditorium that can hold over 50 people and is equipped with the latest technology for its seminars that will begin in January.
The Brazil Club was created to attend the needs of Brazilian entrepreneurs and professionals to better publicize the Brazilian Culture and business in the USA, for a better integration with the American Community, as a meeting point for the Brazilian businessmen to improve personally and professionally within the rules and customs of the community where they live.
The Brazil Club and its board is still in the process of being formed and will include Brazilian and American businessmen, but so far, the Board of Directors include: President Carlo Barbieri, Chairman Douglas Heizer, Treasurer Lea Zinner, Vice President of Academics Josias Bezerra da Silva, Vice President of Marketing Mariana Barbosa, and Vice President of Social Matters Gordon Vatch.
The Brazil Club already has a partnership with the SBDC at Palm Beach State College in which they will be offering a workshop at the Boca Raton Campus of Palm Beach State College on Thrusday, October 4 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. Topics that the workshop will have include Entity Selection, Accounting, Business Plans, Marketing, and Financing.
Other partnerships with other organizations are already in the works and should be announced in the near future.
The Brazil Club does not intend on becoming a Chamber of Commerce, or a Business Lunch Club. The intentions of the club is on helping entrepreneurs on their new ventures, be them Brazilian or American.
Starting this Tuesday and running Every Tuesday at 7pm until January they will have small samples of what will be their “Entrepreneurship Academy” that will start in January.
So far, the Brazil Club has 50 registered members and they have a goal of having around 500 registered by the start of their “Entrepreneurship Academy”.