"The Next Generation of Health-Care Marketing." Speaker: Orlando Alvarez, chief marketing & development officer with Mercy Health Systems. Presented by the South Florida chapter of the American Marketing Association. $35; $25 for members. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Conference Center rooms B & C, Mercy Hospital, 3663 S Miami Ave. Details by fax: (817) 548-9262.
"The Outlook for Business with Mexico: Trade, Investment & Capital Markets." Speakers: John Price, president & co-founder, InfoAmericas, and Faquiry Diaz Cal , financial consultant, Merrill Lynch. Moderator: Jerry Haar, senior research associate, UM North-South Center. $25. 8:30-10 a.m. Wyndham Miami Biscayne Bay Hotel, 1601 Biscayne Blvd. Details: Tania Valenzuela, (305) 577-5472.
"Latin America-Caribbean Real Estate & Lending Transactions." Through March 30. Topics include resort transactions, registry system, title insurance coverage, mortgage securitization. $395. J.W. Marriott, 1111 Brickell Ave. Details: (407) 481-8181.
"From Bricks to Clicks." Presented by the Miami Internet Alliance. 6:30 p.m. JW Marriott, 1111 Brickell Ave. Details: (305) 448-6111.
Third annual "Asian Business Appreciation" reception, co-sponsored by the Beacon Council, Southeast US Japan Association and Florida Korea Economic Cooperation Committee. Speaker: Winchell Cheung, director of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council in Miami. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Mandarin Oriental, Brickell Key. Details: (305) 579-1338.
Presented by the Association of Bi-National Chambers of Commerce of Florida to mark World Business Week. Speaker: Violeta Chamorro, former president of Nicaragua. Music and dancing. 7 p.m. cash bar. 8 p.m. dinner. Hotel Inter-Continental Miami, 100 Chopin Plaza. Details: (305) 648-2177.
The 14th annual Toby Awards organized by the Building Owners & Managers Association. $95. 7 p.m. American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd. Details: (305) 530-0083.
"Skills for Marketing Financial Services." Speaker: Guillermo Gomez, senior vice president, Northern Trust Bank. $195. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. FIU College of Business Administration, University Park Campus. Details: (305) 348-2771 or (800) 955-8771.
"Revival of the Japanese Economy." Speaker: Taichi Sakaiya, special advisor to the prime minister and former minister of state for economic planning. $25. 8:30-10 a.m. Wyndham Miami Biscayne Bay Hotel, 1601 Biscayne Blvd. Details: Tania Valenzuela, (305) 577-5472.
Insiders' view of pit, team garages and paddock areas. Sponsored by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce southern area council. Includes luncheon with Johnny Rutherford, afternoon of practice for Infiniti Grand Prix of Miami. Seating limited; reservations required. 10:30 a.m. registration. 10:45 a.m. pit tour. Homestead Miami Speedway, Southwest 344th Street or Palm Drive exit, east to Gate 18, Homestead. Details: (305) 577-5490.
Meet members of the Miami River Organizational Committee at the 5th annual Miami River Day, featuring historical re-enactments, river boat tours, children's activities and music by Iko Iko, Shufly, Luis Bofill, others. Noon-9 p.m. Lummus Park, 250 N River Drive. Details: (305) 770-2623.