North Shore Park & Youth Center hosts a forum for North Miami Beach residents and business owners to introduce candidates running for the Miami Beach commission seat of retiring Jose Smith. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 501 72nd St., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 865-4147.
WOMEN'S DISCUSSION PANEL
Commercial Real Estate Women Miami hosts a discussion panel for women featuring panelist Evangeline Gouletas, CEO of Skyline Equities Realty. 11:30 a.m. at Sheraton Miami Mart Hotel, 711 NW 72nd Ave., Miami. $35 members; $45 non-members. Details: Karen Symos, (305) 789-6608 or email@example.com.
SUNSHINE AWARDS LUNCHEON
The South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosts the 11th annual Sunshine Awards luncheon to honor South Florida leadership. Noon at Sheraton Miami Mart Hotel, 711 NW 72nd St., Miami. Details: (305) 534-1903.
The Miami Beach Bar Association will discuss an update of the state's drunk-driving law. Guest speakers will be County Court Judges Darrin P. Gayles and Shirlyon J. McWhorter. Noon at CafÈ Avanti, 732 Arthur Godfrey Rd., Miami Beach. $20-$30, lunch included. Details: (305) 238-9164.
FAMILY BUSINESS FORUM
The Institute for Family Business of the Pino Center of Florida International University hosts a discussion of the pertinent issues relevant to family businesses in South Florida. The first forum will be dedicated to corporate governance. 8 a.m. at Chispa Restaurant, 225 Altara Ave., Coral Gables. $50. RSVP Details: (305) 348-7526 or www.entrepreneurship.fiu.edu/events.
EXPORT & IMPORT WORKSHOP
The Florida Foreign Trade Association hosts an export and import workshop. 6-9 p.m. at Miami Free Zone, Conference Room 2M53, 2305 NW 107th Ave., Doral. $225. Details: (305) 471-0737 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
BEST IN BUSINESS AWARDS
Sprint Nextel Corp. and Hispanic Trends Magazine host a cocktail reception to honor the award winner James E. Jardon, CEO of Jardon and Howard Technologies Inc. 6:30 p.m. at the Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 774-3564.