"Good Morning Coral Gables." Monthly general membership meeting of the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce. Guest: Jim Morris, coach, UM baseball. $10; free for members. 7:30 a.m. Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657.
"City Council Candidates." Sponsored by the Greater North Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce. $15; $12 for members. Noon. McDonald Center, North Miami Beach City Hall, 17051 NE 19th Ave. Details: (305) 944-8500.
Development plans for technology entities in Miami. Presented by the Beacon Council, Internet Coast, M-DCC, Miami-Dade Empowerment Trust and US HUD. 2-4 p.m. Room 2106, Building 2, M-DCC, 400 NE Second Ave. Details: (305) 237-3310.
"Meet the Florida Marlins." Featuring owner John Henry, President & General Manager Dave Drombrowski, Manager John Boles, Charles Johnson and other Marlins players. Presented by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. Autographs & lunch. $45. Noon. Hyatt Regency Miami, 400 SE Second Ave. Details: (305) 577-5432.
"Doing it right the first time: communication, compliance & financing." Targets officers and other professionals in public and pre-IPO companies. Presented by Rachlin Cohen & Holtz and Atlas Pearlman, Spring & Associates, Bowne of Fort Lauderdale. $95, including materials and meals. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Signature Grand, 6900 State Road 84, Davie. Details: (305) 416-2437.
"How to start & run a successful business." Billed as a must for startups and expansions. Presented by the SCORE group of the US SBA. Free. 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Citadel Building, 49 NW Fifth St. Details: (305) 371-6889.
The laws, rules and principles governing the regulation, operation and financial management of Florida condo associations. Presented by the M-DCC School of Community Education. Free. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. M-DCC Kendall, 11011 SW 104th St. Details: (866) 266-3633.
"International Methods of Payment: Traditional & Online." Presenting "TradeCard," an Internet-based e-commerce product, and how to use it for letters of credit and other trade transactions. Sponsored by the World Trade Center Fort Lauderdale. $65; $55 for members. 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sheraton Airport Hotel, 1825 Griffin Road, Dania. Details: (954) 761-9797.
"Employment Law: A Survivor's Guide to Employment Litigation." Sponsored by the law firm Akerman Senterfitt. RSVP. 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Airport Hotel, 1825 Griffin Road, Dania. Details: Marie Navarro, (305) 374-5600, ext. 4238.
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"Regional Planning & the Impact on Southeast Florida." Panelists: Carolyn Dekle, executive director, and Ping Chang, senior planner with the South Florida Regional Planning Council, and county Commissioner Jimmy Morales. 11:30 a.m. Biscayne Bay Marriott, 1833 N Bayshore Drive. Details: Annette Eisenberg, (305) 757-3633.
"Business card exchange." $15; $5 for members with reservations. Presented by the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce. 5:30 p.m. Hardaway's Firehouse Four, 1000 S Miami Ave. Details: Details: (305) 446-1657.
"Marking & Sales: The Successful Approach." Sponsored by the Florida Atlantic University Small Business Development Center. $25. 6:30-8:30 p.m. M-DCC Wolfson, 300 NE Second Ave. Details: (786) 388-9040 or (305) 237-3929.
"NAP of the Americas: Peering into the Future." Speakers: Jon Alexious, M-DCC Wolfson president; Benjamin Finzi, NAP Consortia chair; Luis Navarro, Innerhost CEO & chair; Diane Sanchez, Terremark Latin America CEO & president, and John Zima, Global Crossing sales director. Organized by the Miami Internet Alliance. 6:30 p.m. JW Marriott Hotel, 1111 Brickell Ave. Details: Manny Gonzalez, (305) 961-3928.
"Mid-Year Economic Forecast." Presented by the Beacon Council. Topics include new corporate locations and expansions, national outlook, local economic review. Reservations required. $45; $35 for members. 8 a.m. County Club Ballroom, Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 579-1382.