"Preserving Equity Capital: Understanding Term Sheets, Valuation Metrics, Mezzanine Financing and other Capital Raising Tools." Presented by the Florida Venture Forum and the law firm Ruden McClosky et al. 5:30 p.m. Ballroom B, Fort Lauderdale Airport Hilton Hotel, 1870 Griffin Road, Dania Beach. Details: (305) 444-2181.
"How to make a business a drug-free workplace." Presented by the Florida Atlantic University Small Business Development Center. Noon-2 p.m. Festival Plaza Office, Small Business Development Center Building, 8500 SW Eighth St. Details: (800) 801-6520.
"The Smartest Method for Strengthening Your Nonprofit." Part of Cross Promotions for Nonprofits in the Blank Family Foundation series. $25. 8:30-11:30 a.m. Executive Education Center, University of Miami, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-3904.
Annual luncheon presented by the UM School of Business. Part of the Blank Family Foundation Series. Speakers: Ruth Shack, president, Dade Community Foundation, and George F. Knox, co-chair for United Way. Jim Donovan, author, moderates. $25. Noon. Executive Education Center, UM. Details: (305) 284-3904.
Business card exchange sponsored by the Aventura and Greater North Miami Beach chambers of commerce. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Ramada Plaza Beach Resort, 19201 Collins Ave., North Miami Beach. Details: (305) 935-2131 or 944-8500.
"Doing Business with the Military." Sponsored by the Beacon Council, Florida Defense Initiative of Enterprise Florida, Greater Homestead Florida City and Greater Miami chamber military committees. $25. 8 a.m.-noon. Radisson Mart Plaza Hotel, 711 NW 72nd Ave. Details: (305) 350-7700.
"The 2nd annual Technology Forum Series: Florida." Keynoter: Monica Leuchtefeld, VP for e-commerce, Office Depot. Presented by South Florida chapter of the Women in Technology International. Hilton Fort Lauderdale Airport, Fort Lauderdale. Details: blgventures.com/sftf.
"Economic Development: A regional view of South Florida." Speaker: Frank R. Nero, president & CEO, The Beacon Council. Presented by the National Association of Industrial & Office Properties. RSVP by June 17. $60; $20 for members. 8 a.m. Signature Grand Conference Center, State Road 84, Davie. Details: (954) 938-2137.