Features Raymond Gilmartin, president and CEO of Merck Pharmaceuticals. 7:30-9 a.m. at Miami City Club, 55th Floor, Wachovia Financial Center, 200 S Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $10 members, $15 non-members. Details: www.miamicityclub.com.
FINANCIAL PROFESSIONALS MEETING
South Florida Association for Financial Professionals holds its monthly meeting with a program presented by Kevin Watson of Verid Inc. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at The Banker's Club, 2 S Biscayne Blvd., 14th Floor, Miami. $35 members, $45 non-members. Details: (954) 765-2508 or www.sfafp.org.
ARGENTINA'S ECONOMIC PROSPECTS
Argentine economists, Daniel Artana, Juan Luis Bour and Fernando Navaja analyze the country's current economic situation. Sponsored by the Center for Hemispheric Policy and the Florida International Bankers Association. 4-6 p.m. at Biltmore Hotel, Stoneman Douglas Amphitheater, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-3708.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE MEETING
The South Florida Chapter of the Project Management Institute holds a dinner meeting on managing communications with speaker Ron Sklaver. 6:30-9 p.m. at Westin Hotel, 400 Corporate Drive, Fort Lauderdale. $29-$33. Details: www.www.southfloridspmi.org.
SENIOR HOUSING SEMINAR
Interactive workshop focuses on operation and marketing issues faced by senior living communities, with Janis Ehlers, Chris Sides and Kristin Kutac. Materials and lunch included. 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Classic Residence by Hyatt, 19333 W Country Club Drive, Aventura. $179-$229. Details: (954) 726-9228.
WOMEN"S BUSINESS NETWORKER
Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosts networking event. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Hotel St. Michel, 162 Alcazar Ave., Coral Gables. $5-$10. Details: (305) 495-6969.
The Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce holds a business luncheon with guest speaker Donna Shalala, president of University of Miami. Noon-2 p.m. at Parrot Jungle, 111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. $25 members, $35 non-members. Details: (305) 573-4000.
The Broward County Landlords Association hosts a program on financing strategies for rental property owners, real estate investors, property managers and maintenance professionals. 7 p.m. at El Palacio Hotel, 4900 Powerline Road, Fort Lauderdale. $10 or BCLA members free. Details: (954) 753-6052 or www.browardlandlords.com.
Chamber South hosts a network luncheon. Noon at Radisson Kendall Hotel & Suites, 9100 N Kendall Drive, $$20-$30. Details: (305) 661-1621.
MINORITY PROCUREMENT WORKSHOP
The Miami-Dade Expressway Authority holds its annual procurement workshop for small and minority businesses. Morning sessions target individual and businesses in construction services and afternoon sessions focus on professional services. Refreshments to be served. 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at 3790 NW 21st St., Miami. Details: (305) 637-3277.
Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a workshop for sales and field professionals with speaker Mark A. Trowbridge, deputy executive director of the Miami Parking Authority. 7:30 a.m. at chamber headquarters, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $30 members, $50 non-members. Details: (305) 577-5458 or www.greatermiami.com.
HISPANIC CHAMBER INSTALLATION
The South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce holds an installation luncheon for new officers and directors. Noon at Wyndham Beach Resort, 4833 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. $45 members, $50 non-members. Details: (305) 534-1903.
Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosts an evening of dance, food, music, hand rolled cigars and networking poolside. 5:30 p.m. at Hyatt Regency, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. $25-$35. Details: www.coralgableschamber.org.
WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT LUNCHEON
Women Achieving New Triumphs Everyday hosts a luncheon with discussion leader Helene Pradere. 1 p.m. at CafÈ Mystique, 7250 NW 11th St., Miami. $20-$25. Details: (786) 277-8689.