The Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce holds its monthly networking event. 7-9 p.m. at World Gym NYC, 1628 NE 163rd St., North Miami Beach. $10 non-members. Details: (305) 573-4000 or www.gogaymiami.org.
The Florida International University Chapman Graduate School of Business is offering an information session for prospective students interested in participating in the master of cience program in finance at the FIU Pines Center. 10 a.m.-noon at FIU Pines Center, 17195 Sheridan St., Room 207, Pembroke Pines. Details: (305) 348-4198 or www.fiu.edu/~msfft.
The Bankers Club will host a banking and technology seminar discussing bank clients and the Patriot Act. 7:30-9:30 a.m. at the Bankers Club Miami, 1 Biscayne Tower, 14th floor, Miami. RSVP required. Details: (877) 682-5855, Ext. 111 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
TRAVIL INDUSTRY LUNCHEON
The British American Chamber of Commerce hosts a travel industry luncheon with TraveLeaders chairman and CEO Keith St. Clair. Noon at the Bankers Club, 1 Biscayne Tower, 14th floor. RSVP required. $70 chamber members; $80 public. Details: (305) 377-0992.
The Brickell chapter of Business Networking International hosts a networking breakfast every Thursday. 7 a.m. at the Miami City Club, 200 S Biscayne Blvd., 55th floor, Miami. Breakfast and parking validation $15. Details: Roy Weinfeld, (305) 358-9045 or www.bnimiami.com.
The Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce holds a membership drive and kickoff luncheon with speaker Jason Loeb, owner of Sudsies Dry Cleaners and Laundry on Miami Beach. At Bongo's Cuban CafÈ in American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $26. Details: (305) 573-4000 or www.gogaymiami.org.
WOMENS BUSINESS LUNCHEON
The Women in International Trade Miami hosts a luncheon and discussion on women in the business world. 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Coral Gables Country Club, 977 N Greenway Drive. Members $30; non-members $40. RSVP required. Details: email@example.com.
Merrill Lynch hosts a seminar on creating and building wealth through the Foley Group of Merrill Lynch. 6 p.m. at the Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. RSVP required. Details: Eric Wilson, (305) 577-6920.
BUSINESS CARD EXCHANGE
Chamber South hosts the event featuring a lunch. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Storage USA, 9015 SW 127th Ave., Miami. $5-$15. Details: www.chambersouth.com.