BAGELS WITH THE BOSS
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a morning meeting with chamber President Barry Johnson. 8 a.m. 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 577-5446 or www.miamichamber.com.
WORKING AND LEARNING
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce's business and education committee meets. 8 a.m. 224 Catalonia Ave., chamber conference room one, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce examines the measures companies can take to avoid laying off employees. 8:30-10:30 a.m. 1395 Brickell Ave., fifth floor, Miami. Details: www.brazilchamber.org.
WORKING WITH FEDS
The Minority Chamber hosts the "2009 US Government Business Opportunities & Economic Development" conference and expo. The daylong event will bring together investors, owners of small and large businesses and federal government representatives to share best practices on how to do business together. The conference will include sessions on contracting with government's myriad departments. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. DoubleTree Miami Mart Hotel, 711 NW 72nd Ave., Miami. Details: (786) 295-1990 or www.minoritychamber.net.
The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce holds its "Business Builders Luncheon." 11:30 a.m. Perricone's Restaurant, 15 SE 10th St., Miami. $30. RSVP required. Details: (305) 573-4000 or email@example.com.
DOLLARS FROM LEARNING
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce's "Education as Business" committee meets. 4-5:30 p.m. Miami Beach Adult & Community Education Center, 1424 Drexel Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 695-6829 or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
NORTH MIAMI MIXUP
The Greater North Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts an evening business card exchange. 6-8 p.m. Biscayne Centre, 11900 Biscayne Blvd., North Miami. $5 nonmembers. Details: (305) 891-7811 or www.northmiamichamber.com.
Chamber South's Education & Business Coalition meets. 7:30-8:30 a.m. 6410 SW 80th St., South Miami. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
GREEN IS EASY
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosts a "Be Smart, Go Green" seminar with guest Arthur G. Faren of SourceCorp, who will discuss how businesses can take advantage of the recently extended Energy Tax Policy Act of 2005. 8-9 a.m. 224 Catalonia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
COFFEE WITH THE PREZ
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce hosts a morning meeting with chamber President Wendy Kallergis. 9-10 a.m. US Century Bank, 504 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 695-6829 or www.miamibeachchamber.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 South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will help local businesses promote themselves during the 2009 Hispanic Heritage Expo. The event is expected to attract 8,500 to 11,000 people over three days. Ends Sept. 29. DoubleTree Miami Mart Hotel, 711 NW 72nd Ave., Miami. Details: www.sflhcc.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce's military affairs committee hosts a tour of the Homestead Air Reserve Base with Brig. Gen. William B. Binger. 11:30 a.m. Homestead Air Reserve Base, 29050 Coral Sea Blvd., Homestead. $30. Details: www.miamichamber.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce's "Helping Young Professionals Engage" committee holds an evening networker. 5:30 p.m. Graziano's Restaurant, 177 SW 7th St., Miami. $15 members, $25 others. Details: (305) 577-5444 or www.miamichamber.com.
The Florida Association of British Business hosts an evening networking event. 6:30-10 p.m. The News Lounge, 5580 NE 4th Court, Miami. Details: (305) 371-9340 or www.britishflorida.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a seminar for anyone looking to start or sell a business. Guest speaker Simone Brown of StockTheMind LLC and others will discuss how business owners can increase organizational efficiency, as well as what buyers are seeking and how to market for-sale businesses. 7:30-10 a.m. 1601 Biscayne Blvd, ballroom level, Miami. $35 members, $55 others. Details: (305) 577-5458 or www.miamichamber.com.
The Latin Business Club of America hosts an evening networking event. 6-8 p.m. Latitude One, 175 SW 7th St., Miami. Details: www.latinbiz.net.
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.