"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 Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce presents its 9th annual offshore fishing tournament. $250-$1,500; add $50 for additional anglers. $15 for Saturday barbecue. Sealine Marina & Biscayne Bay Marriott, 1633 N Bayshore Road. Details: Cornelia Pereira, (305) 577-5432.
Presented by Charter Communications. Noon-6 p.m. Lincoln Road between Pennsylvania and Washington avenues, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 342-0168.
"E-banking Strategies: Powerful Customer Acquisition" and "Retention Solutions." Presented by Technisys Argentina and Technolab Miami in conjunction with the Florida International Bankers Association. $25; free to members. 8-10 a.m. JW Marriott Hotel, 1111 Brickell Ave. Details: (305) 579-0086.
"Public Relations, Miami at the center of the Americas: the agency and corporate perspectives." Speakers: Anne Werner, Fleishman-Hillard; David Pearson, Pearson Group, and Georgina Scott-Orr, Akerman Senterfitt. Offered by Women in International Trade Miami. $25; $20 for members. 6-8 p.m. City Club, 55th floor, First Union Financial Center, 200 S Biscayne Blvd. Details: (305) 447-9300.
"Is your e-business security air-tight?" Presented by StrataSys. RSVP. Free. 8:30 a.m.-noon. Hilton Miami Airport & Towers, 5101 Blue Lagoon Drive. Details: (305) 262-1000.
PROGRAM & EXPO
"Tech-Knowledge-ease." Speaker: Stu Needel, Technology Teddy Bear. Expo & networking from 6-7. Organized by the National Association of Women Business Owners of Miami. $35; $30 for members. 7-8:30 p.m. Crowne Plaza, 950 LeJeune Road. Details: (305) 444-4437.
"Shedding Light on the Energy Challenge." Moderators: Mick Schwedler, applications engineer, Trane Co. Presented by BOMA International. $69; $59 for members. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The Trane Co., Suite C. Airport Corporate Center, 7415 NW 19th St. Details: (202) 326-6331.