BAGELS WITH BARRY
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a morning meeting with chamber President Barry Johnson. 8 a.m. 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. Details: (305) 577-5446 or www.miamichamber.com.
Chamber South hosts a new member reception and business card exchange. 5:30 p.m. Carrington's Sports Bar & Grill, 9555 S Dixie Hwy., Pinecrest. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, The Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau host a networking event. 6-8 p.m. The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theatre, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: www.miamibeachchamber.com.
COFFEE WITH THE PREZ
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce hosts a morning meeting with chamber President Wendy Kallergis. 9-10 a.m. Ulta Beauty, 337 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 695-6829 or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
Local leaders host the "South Miami-Dade Career Resources Expo" to provide information on re-training opportunities and employment-related resources. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 20505 S Dixie Hwy, Cutler Bay. Details: (305) 375-2274.
The Latin Builders Association hosts its monthly luncheon with state CFO and gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink. Noon. Sofitel, 5800 Blue Lagoon Drive, Doral. $65 members, $90 others. Details: (305) 446-5989 or www.lbaorg.com.
Miami-Dade County's public library system holds an investment seminar with Jason Whitby a senior financial adviser with Investor Solutions. Mr. Whitby will discuss how investing can fit into broader financial planning. Noon-1 p.m. 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-2665 or www.mdpls.org.
GETTING OUT THE MESSAGE
The Public Relation Society of America's Miami chapter hosts the June installment of its "Food for Thought" series. A panel of local experts will discuss how public relations and advertising can work together to achieve better results. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 428-5676 or www.prsamiami.org.
The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida hosts an evening business-card exchange. 5:30-7:30 p.m. 200 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. $5 members, $10 nonmembers. Details: (305) 579-9030 or www.brazilchamber.org.
REAL ESTATE CHANGES
The Builder's Association of South Florida and the Realtor Association of Greater Miami and the Beaches host a Federal Housing Administration forum moderated by Armando Fana, Miami field office director for the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The event will address changes in appraisal requirements, HUD homes, financing for multi-family housing and other HUD programs under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Doubletree Hotel, 2649 S Bayshore Drive, Coconut Grove. $55 Builder's Association members, $110 others. Details: (305) 556-6300 or www.basfonline.org.
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce's Sustainable Living Council meets. 9-10:30 a.m. Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, 1920 Meridian Ave., third floor, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 695-6817 or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
NORTH MIAMI TALKS
The Greater North Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts its monthly membership luncheon with lobbyist Ron Book speaking. Noon-1:30 p.m. Miami Shores Country Club, 10000 Biscayne Blvd., Miami Shores. $18 members, $20 others. Details: (305) 891-7811 or www.northmiamichamber.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce will recap the state's 2009 legislative session with speeches from members of the county's legislative delegation. 3:30 p.m. 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $45 members, $55 others. Details: (305) 577-5464 or www.miamichamber.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce's latest "Global Business Briefing" will examine if and how private equity can help distressed assets. Panelists are to include Alberto Bernal, head of emerging markets and macroeconomic strategy for Bulltick Capital Markets; Benjamin G. Mayer of Leon Mayer & Co., and others. 11:30 a.m. 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $35 members, $45 others. Details: (305) 577-5477 or www.miamichamber.com.