Philip Blumberg, president & CEO of American Ventures Corp., is guest speaker. Organized by the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce. $10; free for members. 7:30 a.m. Country Club Ballroom, Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave. Details: (305) 446-1657.
"Sports Marketing in Latin America: Facts & Trends." Speaker: Miguel Nido, president, Altenis. Sponsored by the Florida chapter of the International Advertising Association. $40; $30 for members. 12:15 p.m. Bankers Club, One Biscayne Tower, 2 S Biscayne Blvd. Details: (305) 529-5006.
Presented by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. Speaker: Harriet R. Michel, president, National Minority Supplier Development Council. $45. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Biscayne Bay Marriott, 1633 N Bayshore Drive. Details: (305) 350-7700.
"Are you ready to acquire new business?" Trade show and business card exchange organized by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. With committee sign-up. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Doral Golf Resort & Spa, 4400 NW 87th Ave. Details: (305) 577-5425.
Meeting and business card exchange organized by the Florida Association of British Business. $20; $18 for members. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Playwright's Irish Pub, 1265 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (954) 565-3429.
"How to market everything you've got using the power of the platform to profitably penetrate new and existing marketplaces." Speaker: Ann Freedman, motivational speaker. Sponsored by Commercial Real Estate Women Miami. $45; $35 for members with reservations. Add $10 at door. 5:30 p.m. Miami City Club, 55th floor, 200 S Biscayne Blvd. Details: (305) 769-6608.
"Applicant Fraud." Speaker: Rex Maroney, author & landlord. RSVP. $20; $10 for members. 6:30 p.m. Miami Real Estate Investors Association, 888 NW 27th Ave. Details: (305) 631-8881, ext. 107.
Presented by the South Beach & Greater Miami Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.A joint networker with Miami Beach and Coconut Grove chambers. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Chart House Restaurant, 51 Chart House Drive, Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 534-1903.
"The Brickell City State: A View from City Hall." Speaker: Carlos Jimenez, city manager, City of Miami. First offering in this season's "Of Importance to Brickell" series presented by the Brickell Area Association. $35; $30 for members. Noon. Sheraton Biscayne Bay Hotel, 495 Brickell Ave. Details: Gloria Konsler, (305) 375-0080.
Speaker: Steve Shiver, Miami-Dade County city manager. Presented by the Building Owners & Managers Association of Greater Miami. 11:30 a.m. Rusty Pelican, 3201 Rickenbacker Cswy. Details: (305) 530-0083.
"Start your own business; be your own boss." Sponsored by the Florida Atlantic University Small Business Development Center. 6:30-9:30 p.m. $25. M-DCC Wolfson, 300 NE Second Ave. Details: (786) 388-9040 or (305) 237-3929.
"How to conduct market research for a small business." Presented by the Beacon Council. Free. RSVP. 1-2 p.m. Enterprise Community Center, 49 NW Fifth St. Details: (305) 579-2730.
"A Review of Current Issues at the SEC." Speaker: Michael McAlevey, deputy director, division of corporate finances, US Securities & Exchange Commission. Presented by the Association of Public Corporations. Reservations required. $25. 7 p.m. 2nd floor, Monty's, 2550 S Bayshore Drive. Details: (305) 663-7105.
"The Outlook for the FTAA." Speaker: Robert Petterson, vice president, Caterpillar. Organized by the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida. 12:30 p.m. Hyatt Regency Miami, 400 SE Second Ave. Details: (305) 579-9030.