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.
BY AIR AND SEA
The World Trade Center Miami will host the first ever joint Air Cargo Americas and SeaCargo Americas congress and exhibition. The event will bring together more than 4,000 cargo manufacturers, importers, exporters, airlines, freight forwarders, brokers and logistics providers in addition to more than 200 cargo supply companies exhibiting their newest products. The expo will also feature several panel discussions covering everything from cargo-screening programs to congressional oversight of air and seaport control. Ends Nov. 6. Doubletree Hotel, 711 NW 72nd Ave., Doral. Details: (305) 871-7910 or www.aircargoamericas.com.
Phillip T. Chicola, US deputy ambassador to Brazil, speaks on "US Policy toward the BRICs." Mr. Chicola has held several foreign-policy positions, including acting director of the office of policy planning and coordination in the Bureau of Inter-American Affairs and senior adviser to the UN Transitional Administrator for Eastern Slavonia, Croatia. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. FIU Green Library, Room 220. 11200 SW 8th St., Sweetwater. RSVP required. Details: (305) 348-2894
Chamber South's small business committee meets. 7:30—8:30 a.m. 6410 SW 80th St., South Miami. RSVP to Nicole Grabowski. Details: (305) 661-1621, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.chambersouth.com.
The Miami-Dade Business Leadership Network, a nonprofit organization that promotes employment for people with disabilities, is holding a workshop and breakfast titled "Mental Health Issues in the Workplace: Coping When Life Happens" for employers and human resources professionals. 8-10:15 a.m. 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (850) 386-2022 or www.myabilities.org.
A panel discussion on "The New Age of Marketing" lends advice on branding your business by merging traditional- and new-media methods. Panelists include Michael McCullough, chief marketing officer for The Heat Group, and Simon West, chief marketing officer for Terremark. 12-1 p.m. $30. Dewar's 12 Clubhouse in the American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 577-5452, email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com
Chamber South's health and fitness committee meets. 10 a.m.—12 p.m. 6410 SW 80th St., South Miami. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
Chamber South's military affairs committee meets. 8—9 a.m. 900 Perrine Ave., Perrine. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
The British American Chamber of Commerce hosts its monthly Boardroom Breakfast, featuring keynote speaker Peter Flavel, global head of the Standard Chartered Private Bank. Mr. Flavel will speak about "Wealth Creation in Asia…The Shift to the East and the Emergence of India and China." $10 for members. $20 for non-members. 8 a.m. Standard Charter Bank International offices, 1111 Brickell Ave., 16th floor, Miami. Details: (305) 666-7612 or www.baccmiami.com.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce's business and education committee meets. 8 a.m. 224 Catalonia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce's 20/30 group meets. 9 a.m. 224 Catalonia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.