The Oxford Club will host its regional conference entitles "The Current World Investment Climate: Challenges and Opportunities for 2005." Speakers will analyze the impact of the presidential election results on the US economy, the international markets as well as the growth in South Florida. 8:30 a.m.-5:45 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. RSVP required. Free. Details: Juan Muñoz, (800) 992-0205, or www.suinvetsion.com/miami/.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a business-to-business expo and seminars addressing business interests. Topics include how to network and how to maximize a company's search-engine visibility. Event will feature a Hispanic Marketing seminar presented by Juan Martines, Hispanic sales and marketing manager for the Florida Marlins. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. at Radisson Downtown Miami, Ballroom level, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Free admission with online registration or $5 at the door. $45 for seminar. Details: (866) 337-7799 or www.mybizexpo.com/miami.
The Broward County Chamber of Commerce will present the South Florida business trade show, business to business expo and networking. Presenters will be Broward County Chamber of Commerce, South Florida International Chamber of Commerce and the Florida Panthers. 5-9 p.m. at the Embassy Suites Boca Raton Hotel, 661 NW 53rd St., Boca Raton. $15. Details: (954) 565-6568 or www.southfloridaexpo.com.
BUSINESS AFTER HOURS
Chamber South will host an after hours networking event for the business community. 5:30-7 p.m. at Gatsby's, 8575 SW 124th Ave., Kendall. $5-$15. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
The North Miami Chamber of Commerce will host a business card exchange. Event will feature a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new Curves fitness center. 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Curves, 13292 Biscayne Blvd., North Miami. Details: Penny, (305) 891-7811.
The Florida Foreign Trade Association and the Center for Financial Training South Florida present a sales-oriented workshop on how to build and retain customer relationships. Participants can learn to create sales tools and identify sales opportunities and services using need-based selling techniques. 6-9 p.m. at the Miami Free Zone, first-floor conference room, 2305 NW 107th Ave., Miami. $150. Details: (800) 823-5714 or www.ffta.com.
BUSINESS CARD EXCHANGE
The German American Business Chamber of Florida, South East Chapter, will host a cocktail reception and business card exchange. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Parrot Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Lake Side Terrace, Miami. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org. or www.gabcfl.org.
The Enterprise Community Center is offering a seminar on loan programs and Florida capital. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Enterprise Community Center, 3050 Biscayne Blvd., Suite 201, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 579-2730.
HOMEOWNERS TRADE EXPO
The Northeast Dade Coalition will present a trade expo for condominium, cooperative and homeowner associations featuring seminars, exhibits and product demonstrations. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Florida International University Bay Vista Campus, Kovens Conference Center, 15100 Biscayne Blvd. Details: (305) 933-9775.
The Enterprise Community Center offers a seminar on how businesses can get publicity. 10-11 a.m. at the Enterprise Community Center, 3050 Biscayne Blvd., Suite 201, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 579-2730.
The Florida Foreign Trade Association and the Center for Financial Training South Florida offer a workshop to assist business members in improving communication skills. The course will focus on learning to express oneself clearly and listen actively. 6-9 p.m. at the Miami Free Zone, first floor conference room, 2305 NW 107th Ave., Doral. $350. Details: (800) 823-5714, (305) 471-0737 or www.ffta.com.
Chamber South will host a membership breakfast with speakers Barbara Romani of Citibank and Ruth Shack of Dade Community Foundation. 7:30 a.m. at Miami-Dadeland Marriott, 9090 S Dadeland Blvd., Kendall. $15-$30. Details: (305) 661-1621.
NORTH MIAMI CHAMBER MEETING
The North Miami Chamber of Commerce will host a meeting featuring Josie Ashton, executive director of Safespace Foundation Inc. Noon at Miami Shores Country Club, 10000 Biscayne Blvd., Miami Shores. RSVP required. $15 members; $18 others. Details: Penny, (305) 891-7811.