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.
COFFEE WITH THE PREZ
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce hosts a morning meeting with chamber President Wendy Kallergis. 9-10 a.m. All Souls Episcopal Church, 4025 Pine Tree Drive, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 695-6829 or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce's annual goals conference kicks off with a "Good Morning Coral Gables" breakfast featuring guest speaker Miami-Dade County Manager George Burgess. The day-long conference will include three goal-setting workshops, interactive workshops and a panel discussion titled "What's Going On in the Gables." Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: www.coralgableschamber.org.
Chamber South hosts a commercial real estate leasing seminar that will examine market-research techniques, lease negotiations and more. 8 a.m. 6410 SW 80th St., South Miami. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
Femfessionals, a networking group for women, hosts its first "business connection" lunch. Noon-3 p.m. Smith & Wollensky, 1 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $37. Details: www.femfessionals.com.
Chamber South's IT Committee meets. 4 p.m. 6410 SW 80th St., South Miami. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida hosts a morning meets. 8:30 a.m. 80 SW 8th St., suite 2600, Miami. Free for members, $15 others. Details: (305) 579-9030 or www.brazilchamber.org.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a morning meeting titled "Underwater 101: Navigating the New Rules of the Housing Market." The event will look at local, state and federal programs trying to help homeowners. 8:30 a.m. 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $25 members, $35 others. Details: (305) 577-5464 or www.miamichamber.com.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce's Go Green Committee meets. 8 a.m. 224 Catalonia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce hosts its monthly meeting for new and prospective members. 8:30-10:30 a.m. Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, 1920 Meridian Ave. third floor boardroom, Miami Beach. Details: www.miamibeachchamber.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts its monthly trustee meeting with guest speaker George Burgess, Miami-Dade County manager. The meeting will also recognize Brig. Gen. Hector E. Pagan with the 22nd annual "Military Service Person of the Year" award. 11:45 a.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Treetop Ballroom, Watson Island. $55 members, $65 others. Details: www.miamichamber.com.
WIND DOWN WEDNESDAYS
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosts an evening networking event. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tarpon Bend Raw Bar & Grill, 65 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. Details: www.coralgableschamber.org.
WORKING WITH GOVERNMENT
Chamber South's Governmental Affairs Committee meets. 7:30 a.m. 6410 SW 80th St., South Miami. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.