PARTY IN THE GABLES
Get into the holiday spirit at the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce's 13th Annual Holiday Party, featuring food from more than 30 different area restaurants. 5:30-8 p.m. The Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Country Club Ballroom, Coral Gables. $25-$35. Details: (305)446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
A TIMELY CONVERSATION
As the healthcare debate continues on Capitol Hill, the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosts a dialogue between chamber President Mark Trowbridge and BlueCross BlueShield Market President Penny Shaffer. 8:30 a.m. 224 Catalonia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
SETTING UP SHOP
Reserve your spot for a series of four workshops on how to "Successfully Set up Your International Business in Florida," hosted by the Florida Foreign Trade Association. Topics covered include "Identifying International Business Options" and how to "Prepare your Export Sales Plan." 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Miami Free Zone, 2305 NW 107 Ave., Doral. $60 per session. Details: www.ffta.com.
WHAT COMES NEXT?
Learn about what the future may hold for downtown Miami and Brickell Avenue from Miami City Commission Chair Marc Sarnoff and Downtown Master Plan Task Force Chair Dabney Park. 11:30 a.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. Details: (305) 577-5491 or www.miamichamber.com.
REACHING OUT FOR BUSINESS
Learn how to leverage for business such Web sites as Facebook and Twitter from marketing executives at a social media seminar hosted by the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce. 7:30 a.m. Berenfeld Spritzer Schechter & Sheer LLP,
2525 Ponce de Leon Blvd., fifth floor training room, Coral Gables. Details: (305)446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.com.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosts a meeting on travel and tourism. 10 a.m. 224 Catalonia Ave., first floor conference room, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
Wonder how and when South Florida's housing market will recover? The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce will host a panel discussion featuring Miami-Dade County Chief Economist Robert Cruz, Fannie Mae Senior Risk Manager Joe Minnich and others to answer these lingering questions. 11:30 a.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $25 members, $35 others. Details: (305) 577-5464 or www.miamichamber.com.
Celebrate the holidays and get in some networking at the Greater North Miami Chamber of Commerce's holiday party. 5:30-7:30 p.m. 13100 W Dixie Hwy, North Miami. Details: (305) 891-7811 or www.northmiamichamber.com.