RECEPTION & DINNER
World Trade Center Miami presents award to Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. $110. 6:30 p.m. Renaissance Miami Biscayne Bay Hotel, 1601 Biscayne Blvd. Details: (305) 871-7910.
"Commercial Real Estate Tri-County Mid-year Forecast." Speakers: Beth Azor, Terranova Corp., and Harry Tangalakis, CB Richard Ellis. Presented by Commercial Real Estate Women Miami and Daily Business Review. $50; $38 for members with reservations. Diplomat Country Club, 501 Diplomat Parkway, Hallandale. Details: (305) 789-6608.
"Expand your market opportunities and develop your business to compete at higher levels through US Small Business Administration Section 8(a) Business Development, Small Disadvantaged Business or HUBZone set aside programs." $25; $25 for members. 8-10:30 a.m. Chapman Conference Center, Room 3210, Building 3, Miami-Dade Community College Wolfson Campus, 300 NE Second Ave. Details: Betsy Greene, (305) 577-5442.
"Hurricane Preparedness Forum." Presented by the Marine Council. Networking reception at 5:30 p.m. in Commons Restaurant. RSVP. 6:30-8 p.m. UM Rosenstiel School Auditorium, 4600 Rickenbacker Cswy. Details: (305) 856-0206.
"Dessert with an author." Speaker: Dorothy Leeds, head of Organizational Technologies in New York City. Presented by the Aventura Chamber of Commerce women in commerce division. RSVP. $5; free for members. 6 p.m. Borders, 19925 NE Biscayne Blvd., Aventura. Details: (305) 935-2131.
"How to Properly Manage Business Risks in Today's Insecure World." Speakers: Odalys Fajardo-Guerrero, Pinkerton Consulting & Investigations; Mica Parks, Kroll Inc., and Cynthia Kaplan, Control Risks Group. Presented by Women in International Trade Miami. $45; $35 for members. Noon- 1:30 p.m. Hyatt Regency Miami, 400 SE Second Ave. Details: (305) 415.1618
"Smart Women Finish Rich" Presented by Morgan Stanley and based on book by David Bach. Specifically designed for women. Free. RSVP. 11:30 am. Two Chefs, 8287 S Dixie Hwy. Details: Heather Berry or Melissa Seifer, (305) 671-8100.
11th annual Greater Miami & the Beaches Business Exposition & Luncheon. A joint effort of Miami Beach Chamber, Coalition of Miami-Dade County Chambers, Greater Miami convention bureau and Beacon Council. Speaker: Gov. Jeb Bush. $30. 12:30 p.m. Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 672-1270.
Jeanne Bellamy awards for companies contributing to the advancement of women in the workplace. Presented by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce women in business group. $60. Noon-1:30 p.m. Renaissance Miami Biscayne Bay Hotel, 1601 Biscayne Blvd. Details: (305) 577-5426.
INSTALLATION & AWARDS
Presented by the North Dade Regional Chamber of Commerce. $50. 6:30-10 p.m. Dave & Busters of Hollywood. Details: (305) 690-9123.