"How to start & run a successful business." Billed as a must for startups and expansions. Topics include finance, marketing, legal and accounting issues. 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 or scoremiami.com.
"Rules, Regs & Real Estate: Government's Impact on Your Bottom Line." Speaker: Gerald Lederer, executive director of advocacy & research advancement, BOMA International. Presented by BOMA of Greater Miami. $30; $25 for members. Rusty Pelican Restaurant, 3201 Rickenbacker Cswy. Details: (305) 530-0083.