MILITARY AND BUSINESS
Chamber South, the Homestead Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce meet for the 2009 "Military and Community Leaders Forum." Participants will engage in an open discussion that will finalize planning for the legislative issues relating to the military and businesses in South Florida. 7:30-10 a.m. The Riviera Country Club, 1155 Blue Road, Coral Gables. RSVP required. Details: (305) 661-5331 or www.beaconcouncil.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual "Top 100 Minority Business Awards" luncheon. The event honors the best of South Florida's minority businesses and celebrates the region's diversity. Awards will be given in the areas of corporate citizenship, highest-revenue-growth rate, innovation, employee workplace initiative, outstanding CEO of the year and outstanding minority business of the year. 11:30 a.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Treetop Ballroom, Watson Island. $75. Details: (305) 577-5451 or www.miamichamber.com.
The German American Business Chamber of South Florida hosts a European business networking reception with special guest Angelo Pangratis, deputy head of the European Union's delegation to the US. 7-9 p.m. The Raleigh, 1775 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. $10 members, $20 others. Details: www.gabc.us.
GETTING AROUND TOWN
Chamber South's Transportation Committee meets. 7:30-8:30 p.m. South Dade Office, 900 Perrine Ave., Perrine. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce's Going Green Task Force meets. 8 a.m. 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $15. Details: www.miamichamber.com.
ON HUMAN CAPITAL
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a seminar titled "HR Insights 2009: Aligning Your HR and Business Strategies for Success." The event, designed for small-business owners, corporate executives and HR professionals, will highlight what HR strategies can support a business' overall success. 7:30 a.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Treetop Ballroom, Watson Island. Details: (305) 577-5458 or www.miamichamber.com.
LUNCH WITH A VIEW
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce hosts a business luncheon with guest speaker Katrina Campins, founder of the Campins Co., a luxury real estate brokerage. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Evolution Restaurant at the Ritz-Carlton South Beach, 1 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. $55 members, $65 others. Details: www.miamibeachchamber.com.
MOVING MIAMI FORWARD
Commercial Real Estate Women Miami presents "Fueling Our Growth: A Closer Look at Transportation Projects Taking Miami to the Next Level." Jose Abreu, director of the Miami-Dade Aviation Department, and Gary L. Donn of the Miami Intermodal Center will discuss the current status of infrastructure improvement projects and how they will help bring jobs, businesses and more opportunities into Miami. 11:30 a.m. Hyatt Regency Coral Gables Hotel, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. $45 members, $55 others. Details: (305) 938-0775 or www.crewmiami.org.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce's Education Committee meets. 8:30-9:30 a.m. 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. Details: www.miamichamber.com.
Chamber South hosts an evening business-card exchange. 5:30-7 p.m. 20505 S Dixie Hwy, Perrine. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.