The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a seminar titled "Protecting Your Business in the Current Enforcement Climate." 8 a.m. 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 577-5458 or www.miamichamber.com.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce's Business and Education Committee meets. 8 a.m. 224 Catalonia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
BUSINESS IN KENDALL
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Alvarez will be the keynote speaker at the West Kendall Business Association's 2009 Business Outlook. The mayor's presentation will cover the county's management of the forthcoming economic stimulus, expansion of the airport and seaport, the proposed Florida Marlins baseball stadium and the county's neighborhood revitalization program. 11:15 a.m. Signature Gardens, 12725 SW 122nd Ave., Kendall. $25 members, $30 others. Details: (305) 238-9966 or www.westkendallbusiness.com.
The Financial Planning Association of Miami-Dade holds its monthly meeting. 5:30 p.m. BankUnited Center, 1245 Dauer Drive, Hurricane 100 Room, Coral Gables. $30 in advance, $40 at the door. Details: (305) 470-7487 or www.fpamiamidade.org.
KNOWLEDGE AND KNOW HOW
Chamber South's Education and Business Coalition 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 hosts another meeting in its "Green Eggs and Ham" series focusing on green construction. The event will feature a panel discussion among several executives of LEED-certified construction companies. 8 a.m. 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $25 members, $35 others. Details: (305) 577-5466 or www.miamichamber.com.
LUNCH AND DISCUSSION
The South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosts a general membership luncheon and a discussion on the state of transportation in the county. Panelists include Javier Rodriguez, executive director of the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority, Jose Luis Mesa of the Metropolitan Planning Organization, and Gustavo Pego, secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation's sixth district. Noon-2 p.m. Fisher Island Hotel and Resort, One Fisher Island Drive, Fisher Island. $90 members, $105 others. Details: www.sflhcc.com.
Microsoft and Technology Marketing Corporation host a free seminar on Microsoft's Response-Point Technology. The system is software-based "Voice Over IP" technology providing small businesses with multi-party calling, call forwarding capabilities, contact management and voice recognition technology. Ends Feb. 4. Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. Details: www.itexpo.com.
Several of the county's chambers of commerce meet to plan how the business community will develop a strategy to move toward economic recovery. Guest speakers will include Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez and State CFO Alex Sink. 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Splitsville Luxury Lanes in Sunset Place, 5701 Sunset Drive, South Miami. $30. RSVP Required. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce's International Affairs Committee meets. 8 p.m. 224 Catalonia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce's Go Green Committee meets. 8:30 a.m. 224 Catalonia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts its monthly trustee luncheon with guest speaker Brian E. Keeley, CEO of Baptist Health South Florida. 11:45 a.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Treetop Ballroom, Watson Island. $55 members before Jan. 30. $65 after. Details: (305) 577-5421 or www.miamichamber.com.