The National Association of Black Hotel Owners, Operators and Developers host the 13th annual International African-American Hotel Ownership/Multicultural Tourism Summit and Trade Show. The four-day event is designed to teach attendees on how to become a hotel owner or investor, share minority-travel trends, teach how to market to minorities and examine diversity issues affecting the industry. Ends July 25. Doral Golf Resort & Spa, 4400 NW 87th Ave., Doral. $325. Details: (954) 792-2579 or www.nabhood.org.
REAL ESTATE GATHERING
The South Florida Board of Realtists will install its 2009 board of directors during its fundraising gala. 6 p.m. Omega Activity Center, 15600 NE 42nd Ave., Miami Gardens. $45 per person, $400 per table. Details: (305) 576-3790 or email@example.com.
The Miami Chapter of StandUp For Kids, a not-for-profit organization founded in 1990 to help rescue homeless and at-risk youth, hosts a silent auction. 7-10 p.m. Epic Hotel, 270 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami. Details: (602) 380-4757 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
IFE-ILE, which preserves, promotes and cultivates Afro-Cuban culture and folklore through the arts, presents the 11th annual Dance and Music Festival. With rhythm, flavor and movement, the three-day event offers cultural enthusiasts the chance to immerse themselves in Cuban and African dance, music and other performing arts. Ends July 26. The Arts and Minds Center, 3138 Commodore Plaza, Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 476-0832 or www.ife-ile.org.
The professionals from Fotomission host an interactive workshop exploring the finer details of camera's control. The event will cover exposure, light metering techniques and how to use a histogram. Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 532-4855 or www.fotomission.org.
LEARN ABOUT CHINA
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a free information briefing on its China trip slated for April 2010. A group will tour Beijing, Shanghai, Suzhou and Hangzhou. 5:30-7 p.m. 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. Details: www.miamichamber.com.
The Florida Foreign Trade Association, in partnership with The Alliance to Promote International Trade, hosts the "International Trading After Hours Business Expo" designed to showcase products and services from members of international chambers and trade associations. The event will also offer free seminars on business opportunities in Peru. 5-9 p.m. The Miami Free Zone, 2305 NW 107th Ave., Doral. Details: (305) 471-0737 or www.ffta.com.