"Update on Road Construction." Speaker: Jose Luis Mesa, director, Miami-Dade Management Planning Organization. Organized by the Greater North Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce. Reservations required. $15; $12 for members. Noon. McDonald Center, North Miami Beach City Hall, 17051 NE 19th Ave., North Miami Beach. Details: (305) 944-8500.
Presented by the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce. Speaker: Ron Magill, communications manager for Metrozoo. $10; free to members. 7:30 a.m. Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657.
"Internet Advertising 2.0: Go Get Your Customers." Speaker: Mihai Crasneanu, director of advertising sales, UOL.com. Presented by the Florida chapter of the International Advertising Association. $40; $35 for members. 12:15-1:45 p.m. The Bankers Club, 14th floor, 2 S Biscayne Blvd. Details: (305) 529-5006.
"Interest Rate Outlook in the New Millennium." Speaker: Michael P. Ryan, senior fixed-income strategist, Paine Webber. Presented by the Miami Society of Financial Analysts. $45; $30 for members. 6:45 p.m. dinner. Grand Bay Hotel, 2669 S Bayshore Drive, Coconut Grove. Details: Claire Anderson, (305) 829-8882 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Start your own business; be your own boss." Sponsored by the Florida Atlantic University Small Business Development Center. $25. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Room T-422, M-DCC Kendall, 11011 SW 104th St. Details: (786) 388-9040 or (305) 237-3929.
"El Salvador's New Dollar Economy." Speaker: Rene A. Leon, ambassador of El Salvador in Washington, DC. Sponsored by the Central America US Chamber of Commerce. RSVP. $45; $35 for members. Danielson Gallery, Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 569-9113.
"US Government & Private Sector Programs in Foreign Trade Financing." Offered by the College of Business Administration at FIU. Second class on Jan. 27. $395. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. FIU University Park Campus, 1700 SW 107th Ave. Details: (305) 348-2771.
"The 2001 Real Estate Market Forecast." Speaker: Hugh Kelly, executive managing director of research, Landauer Associates. Sponsored by Commercial Real Estate Women Miami. $35; $25 for members. 11:30 a.m. Airport Hilton Hotel, 5101 Blue Lagoon Drive. Details: (305) 789-6608.
Joint event with Doral & Airport West Chamber of Commerce and Florida Regional Minority Business Council. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Union Planters Bank, Medley branch. Details: (305) 592-5141.
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP BREAKFAST
Chamber South. 7:30 a.m. Dadeland Marriott, 9090 S Dadeland Blvd. Details: (305) 661-1621.
Speaker: Miami Beach Police Chief Raul Martinez. Reservations required. $8. 8 a.m. Temple Israel, 137 NE 19th St. Details: (305) 573-5900.
"Business After Hours." Sponsored by the Aventura Chamber of Commerce. RSVP. $10. 6-8 p.m. Paramount Grill, 2nd floor, Aventura Mall, 19501 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura. Details: (305) 935-2131.
First day of two-day fair with more than 60 retailers for posts at the new Dolphin Mall. Free assistance with resumes, interview techniques and transportation issues. Applications and interviews on site in many cases. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fair Expo Center, Youth Fairgrounds, 107th Avenue at Coral Way. Details: shopdolpinmall.com.
More than 60 retailers seek to fill jobs at the new Dolphin Mall. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fair Expo Center, Youth Fairgrounds, 107th Avenue at Coral Way. Details: shopdolpinmall.com.