Wednesday, March 9: The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Georgia is holding a networking event beginning at 6 p.m. at the Silk Restaurant in Midtown Atlanta. The restaurant is located at the corner of Peachtree Street and 8th Street. RSVP to

Tuesday, March 15: The 2005 Annual Membership meeting of the World Trade Center will take place from 5 p.m. at the center’s Atlanta Conference Center. Claire McLeveighn, director of external affairs and international relations for the city of Atlanta, will discuss Mayor Shirley Franklin’s initiative for increasing Atlanta’s stature as a major center for international business. For more information, call (404) 880-1562.

Thursday, March 24: The Georgia Indo American Chamber of Commerce and TiE-Atlanta will present a program on opportunities for entrepreneurs in India. The event to be held at the Ashford Club, 5565 Glenridge Connector, Suite 100, Atlanta, Ga., 30342, begins at 5:30 p.m. Speakers are to include Nishith Desai, president of TiE Mumbai; John Gornall Jr., partner, Arnall, Golden, Gregory LLP and David Sung, HiG Ventures. C.N. (Madhu) Madhusudan, president, NIIT Ventures, NIIT Technologies Inc. is to serve as the moderator. Members may attend for free. Non-members $25 and Students $5. To register, call Susan Stottlemyer at (770) 381-9616 or send an e-mail to