The Brickell Toastmasters Club will host a program to help professionals develop public speaking skills and network with other business leaders of the community. 12:15 p.m. Fridays at SunTrust Bank, first-floor training room, 777 Brickell Ave., Miami. $40 for 6-month membership; guests free. Details: Matthew Hartmann, (305) 377-8650 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The National Association of Hispanic Public Administrators is hosting its monthly luncheon meeting. Herminio Lorenzo, the new chief of the Miami-Dade County Fire Rescue will speak on his new position. Noon at Tete Restaurant, 1444 SW 8 St., Miami. RSVP required. Members $18; others $20. Details: Maribel Garcia, (305) 638-6800.
GABLES CHAMBER EXCHANGE
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly business-card exchange. 5:30 p.m. at Bank Atlantic, 2121 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. Members $10; others $15. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The Florida Association of British Business will host a British networking and business-card exchange for professionals who want to make British contacts. 6-8:30 p.m. at SAX Music Club, 1756 N. Bayshore Dr., Miami. Members $5; others $10. Details: (305) 371-9340 or www.britishflorida.com
A Service for Self-Employment, Training and Support, a program of Miami Urban Ministries, will host a business-skills training program to help individuals start a business or strengthen an existing business for entrepreneurial success. 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Ebenezer Methodist Church, 2001 NW 35 St., Miami. Registration required. Costs vary. Details: (305) 442-8306.
The British American Chamber of Commerce South Florida will host a briefing titled on global real estate markets from the Asian perspective. Keith Kerr, managing director of Swire Properties Ltd. in Hong Kong, will speak on establishing strong commercial connections in South Florida and internationally. Time not scheduled. Members $70; others $80. Details: Muriel Sommers, (305) 377-0992 or baccmiami.org.