WORKING WITH GOVERNMENT
The Chamber South's Government Affairs Committee meets. 7:30-8:30 a.m. 6410 SW 80 St., South Miami. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
SUSTAINING SMALL BUSINESS
The Chamber South's Small Business Committee meets. 7:30-8:30 a.m. 6410 SW 80th St., South Miami. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Going Green Task Force meets. 8:30-10:30 a.m. 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: www.miamichamber.com.
BREAKFAST WITH THE PRESIDENT
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce hosts morning coffee and discussion with chamber President Wendy Kallergis. 9-10 a.m. 1020 Alton Road, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 695-6829 or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
CULTURE IN THE GABLES
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce's Cultural Affairs Committee meets. 9 a.m. 224 Catalonia Ave., chamber conference room 2, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
SURVIVING AND THRIVING
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a discussion among local business leaders on how to prepare businesses for economic turbulence. Guests will include Maria Alonso, senior vice president at Bank of America; Gene Gutierrez, president of Graphic Umbrella, and others. 11:45 a.m. 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $35 members, $45 others. Details: (305) 577-5477 or www.miamichamber.com.
Chamber South hosts its monthly networking luncheon. Carrabba's Italian Grill, 5829 SW 73rd St., South Miami. $20 members. $30 others. Details: www.chambersouth.com.
GLOBAL BUSINESS FORUM
The University of Miami hosts international business leaders who will share leading-edge strategies for harnessing enhanced global connectivity during this three-day forum. Speakers and panelists will include Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric; Muhtar Kent, president and CEO of the Coca-Cola Co.; Donna Shalala president of the University of Miami, and others. Ends Jan. 16. Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-4643 or www.bus.miami.edu/gbf.