Chamber South's Governmental Affairs Committee holds its first meeting of 2010. 7:30-8:30 a.m. Chamber South, 6410 SW 80th St., South Miami. Details: (305) 661-1621 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.chambersouth.com.
Mingle with other businesspeople at the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce's "Coffee With the President" event. 9-10 a.m. Uhma Spa, 726 Sixth St., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 695-6829 or email@example.com or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
SETTING UP SHOP
The Florida Foreign Trade Association presents a workshop on "Export Market Scouting," part of a series of four workshops on how to "Successfully Set up Your International Business in Florida." Topics covered include how to identify and choose a market and setting up an export sales plan. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Miami Free Zone, 2305 NW 107th Ave., Doral. $60, members. $70, nonmembers. Details: www.ffta.com.
Join the Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce for its monthly Sandpipers networking breakfast geared toward businessmen and women in the Miami Beach area. 7:30-9 a.m. Miami Beach Golf Club, 2301 Alton Road, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 573-4000 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.gogaymiami.com.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosts a seminar on how to build a strong team in the workplace titled "Tools of Engagement — Innovative Ways to Gain Employee Commitment through Workplace Learning and Performance." 8 a.m. Berenfeld Spritzer Shechter & Sheer, 2525 Ponce de Leon Blvd., fifth floor, Coral Gables. $30-$40. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and the Gay and Lesbian Lawyers Association introduce a new monthly networking program for downtown Miami attorneys, judges and legal professionals.11:30 a.m. Chophouse Miami, 300 S Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $35. Details: (305) 573-4000 or email@example.com or www.gogaymiami.com.
Listen in on the ongoing debate on the media's future, including the growing popularity of hyper-local news. Panelists including Anders Gyllenhaal, executive editor of The Miami Herald, Gary Kebbel, journalism program director for the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and Adrienne Roark, news director for WFOR CBS4 are to discuss the future of local news at a luncheon hosted by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Treetop Ballroom, Watson Island. $55-$75. Details: 305-577-5442 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
Forge valuable new connections at Chamber South's networking luncheon. 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Carrabba's Italian Grill, 5829 SW 73 St., Miami. $20 for members. $30 for nonmembers. Details: (305) 661-1621 or email@example.com or www.chambersouth.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce's Global Business Development Committee meets. 8:30-9:30 a.m. The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. Details: (305) 577-5477 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The Brazilian-American Young Professionals Club holds its first party of 2010 with drink specials, complimentary food and lots of networking opportunities — so bring friends, coworkers and plenty of business cards. 6-9 p.m. Piola Brickell, 1250 S. Miami Ave., Miami. RSVP Required. Details: www.brazilchamber.org.