The ninth annual Mercer Human Resource Consulting's Latin America and Caribbean HR Forum focuses on increasingly complex employment issues in the growing global marketplace. Through Jan. 19 at Sheraton Bal Harbour Beach Resort, 9701 Collins Ave. The three-day event costs $1,195, which includes sessions, materials and meals. RSVP required. Details: Dominique Palumbo, (201) 284-6284 or www.mercerhr.com/hrforum
Florida Association of British Business is hosting a British networking and business-card exchange for those establishing British contacts. 6-8:30 p.m. at Blu Moon CafÈ. Doubletree Grand Hotel, 1717 N. Bayshore Sr., Miami. Details: (305) 371-9340.
EMPLOYMENT LAW LUNCHEON
Law firm Arnstein and Lehr hosts a luncheon discussing recent developments in employment law and loyalty. Noon-2 p.m. at Miami City Club, 200 S. Biscayne Blvd., 55th Floor, Miami. $30. RSVP required. Details: (305) 357-1904.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce will host a networking breakfast to discuss business New Year's resolutions. Featured speaker will be Robert Kutchera, president of Business Humor Solutions. 7:30 a.m. at the Biltmore Hotel, Country Club Ballroom, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Members free if RSVP by Monday. Late registration $10 at the door. Non-members $25. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The Historical Museum of Southern Florida hosts a networking event for young professionals. Live bluegrass music. 6:30 p.m. at Miami-Dade Cultural Center, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Members $10, others $15. RSVP required. Details: (305) 375-1619.
South Florida Healthcare Executive Forum hosts the annual board of directors installation dinner. Guest speaker will be state Rep. Eleanor Sobel of Hollywood, vice chairwoman of the House's Healthcare Regulation Committee. 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Wyndham Miami Beach Resort, 4833 Collins Ave, Miami Beach. $95-$750. Details: (954) 894-9405 or www.sfhef.com.
REAL ESTATE WOMEN
Hugh F. Kelly will speak at the Commercial Real Estate Women-Miami luncheon meeting 11:30 a.m. Hotel Sofitel, 5800 Blue Lagoon Dr., Miami. $35 members, $45 others. Walk-ins add $10. RSVP email@example.com. Details: (305)789-6608 or www.crewmiami.org.
WOMEN'S BUSINESS COUNCIL
The Women's Business Council hosts its first lunch of a series. Speakers include two-time Emmy winner Laurie Jennings of Local 10 News. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Miami City Club, 200 Biscayne Blvd. 55th floor. Attendance limited to first 75 reservations. $45. Details: (305) 695-6830.
BEACH CHAMBER MEETING
The North Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce hosts a quarterly business meeting featuring speaker Dennis Collins, radio general manager. Noon at Tony Roma's, 18050 Collins Ave. $15-$20. RSVP required. Details: (305) 944-8500 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chamber South networking event. $5-$15. 5:30 p.m. Radiance Med Spa, 8446 S. Dixie Highway. Details: (305) 661-1621.
CHINA'S ROLE IN THE AMERICAS
China's Role in the Americas, one of the Americas Intelligence Briefings Series by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, will include panelists Neal Asbury, president of Greenfield World Trade; and Jerry Haar of the Knight Ridder Center for Excellence In Management at Florida International University. 3- 6 p.m. at Miami Free Zone, 2305 NW 107th Ave., Doral. Details: (305) 577-5477.
Chamber South's general-membership breakfast. $15 prepaid members; $30 non-members. 7:30 a.m., Miami Dadeland Marriott, 9090 Dadeland Blvd., Kendall. Details: (305) 661-1621.
EMPLOYMENT LAW SEMINAR
A Los Angeles law office hosts a free seminar on California employment law topics targeted toward employers with employees in California. Topics include wage and hour, non-competition, disability, arbitration agreements and discrimination and harassment liability. 9-11 a.m. at Westin Diplomat, 3555 S. Ocean Dr., Hollywood. Details: (866) 261-1682 or (305) 374-0506.
POLICE OFFICER OF THE YEAR
The Greater North Miami Chamber of Commerce will honor its Police Officer of the Year. Luncheon and meeting starts at noon. Members $18; others $20. Miami Shores Country Club, 10000 Biscayne Blvd., Miami Shores. Details: (305) 891-7811.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosts a networking luncheon discussion on balancing professional and personal lives. Featured speaker will be Sara B. Herald, chief administrative officer at Regions Bank. 11:45 a.m. at Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. $20 for members before Jan. 23. After Jan 23, members and non-members $35. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The American Jewish Committee's Young Professionals Network will host its fifth-anniversary party. 7-10 p.m. at Madiba Miami Restaurant, 1766 Bay Rd., Miami Beach. $40-$50. RSVP required. Details: (305) 670-1121.