The Office of University Advancement at St. Thomas University hosts a training program including a hands-on workshop covering aspects of researching grants, writing grant proposals and negotiating with funding sources. Through March 4. 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. at St. Thomas University, 16401 NW 37th Ave., Miami Gardens. $825. Details: Susan Smith (305) 628-6661 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Association of Public Corporations will host a general membership meeting discussing executive pay. Panelists include Marvin Mazor, senior vice president of Aon Consulting, and Clifford Neimeth and Steven B. Lapidus of Greenberg Traurig. Event includes cocktails. 6-8 p.m. at Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Airport Hotel, 1825 Griffin Road, Dania. Free members; $35 others. Details: (305) 663-7105 or email@example.com.
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY
World Trade Center Miami will present the International Women's Day Awards Luncheon honoring prominent businesswomen for their leadership in promoting and enhancing free trade and international business in the Americas. 11:30 a.m. at Sheraton Hotel, 711 NW 72nd Ave. RSVP required. $35-$40 per person; $350-$400 per table. Details: (305) 871-7910 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
INTERNATIONAL COMPANY EXPOSITION
ValueRich Inc. will host an international assembly and exposition to promote and build business relations. This event will cater to those in public industries such as investment bankers, institutional investors, attorneys and accountants. Through March 12 at ValueRich Inc., 1804 N Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach. $150 for single day; $300 for two days. $7,000 includes attendance for two company representatives and a 10-foot-by-10-foot booth. Details: (561) 832-8878 or www.valuerichonline.com.
Nova Southeastern University hosts a business forum featuring speakers including Donna Hrinak, former ambassador to Brazil, and Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. Topics include discussing the future of business between Brazil and Florida and strengthening business tools for expansion of trade. Through March 11. 7:30 a.m. at Nova Southeastern University, 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. RSVP required. Free. Details: www.browardcenter.org.
Pat Moran, chairman of JM Family Enterprises Inc., will host the second annual Women's Way luncheon in celebration of the philanthropy of women. 11:30 a.m. at Hyatt Regency Pier 66, 2301 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale. $65-$100 per person; $1,500-$3,000 per table. Details: (954) 462-4850 or www.unitedwaybroward.org.
COMMUNICATIONS TRADE SHOW
Enterprise Florida Inc. and the Florida Trade Alliance Partners invite information and communications technology professionals to CeBIT 2005. The seminar targets those interested in increasing market opportunities globally and in Europe. Through March 16 in Hanover, Germany. $3,000. Details: Mark Teagan or email@example.com.