"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.
UP CLOSE & PERSONAL
Bruce Hendersen, director of environment resource management, and Roman Gastesi, distribution manager for South Florida Water Management. Organized by the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce. Reservations required; limited to 35 participants. $15. Ocean Resort, 3025 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 672-1270.
"Sensible Investment through Market Fads & Mania." Workshop & breakfast presented by Merrill Lynch. RSVP. 10 a.m. Sonesta Beach Resort, 350 Ocean Drive, Key Biscayne. Details: (305) 252-5618 or 252-5617.
SECOND HOUSING HEROES LUNCHEON
Carrie P. Meet and Martin Fine are to be honored at this luncheon organized by the Miami-Dade Affordable Housing Foundation. 11 a.m. Hotel Inter-Continental Miami, 100 Chopin Plaza. Details: (305) 373-9750.
"Shedding Light on the Energy Challenge." Moderator: 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.
2001 office market. Speakers: Robert Love, American Realty; George Sacks, Grubb & Ellis, and Tom Blazejack, Blazejack & Co. With breakfast at 8. Presented by NAIOP. RSVP. $40; $20 for members. 8:30-9:30 a.m. Signature Grand Conference Center, 6900 State Road 84, Davie. Details: (954) 938-2137.
Marine Surveyors. Marking, standards, fire damage, liability, salvage, valuation and working with boat yards. $95. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science, 4600 Rickenbacker Cswy. Details: (305) 856-0206.
"Financing your small business." Sponsored by the Florida Atlantic University Small Business Development Center. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Citadel Building, 49 NW Fifth St. Details: (786) 388-9040 or (305) 237-3929.
Presented by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. Speaker: Harriet R. Michel, president, National Minority Supplier Development Council. $45; $35 by May 15. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Biscayne Bay Marriott, 1633 N Bayshore Drive. Details: (305) 350-7700.