Learn what chamber membership can do for you at the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce's "Bagels with the Boss" event. President and CEO Barry Johnson hosts, discussing how attendees can get involved, make new connections and get more business. 8-10 a.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 577-5486 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce holds a networking luncheon for its Upper Eastside/Midtown area membership group. Noon-1 p.m. Soyka, 5556 NE Fourth Court, Miami. $30. Details: (305) 573-4000 or email@example.com or www.gogaymiami.com.
Ricky Arriola, CEO of Inktel Direct, discusses a book that has influenced his business success: Chip Conley's "Peak: How Great Companies Get Their Mojo from Maslow." Part of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce's "Bright Out of the Book" series. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon program. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $30-$40. Details: (305) 577-5432 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce holds its monthly networking event. 6-8 p.m. Mondrian Hotel, 1100 West Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 751-8648 or www.m-dcc.org.
MAKE IT FAST
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce's Emerging Leadership Council hosts a "Quickie Networker." Meet up to 30 professionals in one hour as participants are paired and given one minute to talk about their business before switching conversations. 6 p.m. Bar 721, 721 Lincoln Lane North, Miami Beach. $5. Details: (305) 695-6834 or email@example.com or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
The American Society of Appraisers Greater Miami Chapter holds a real estate dinner meeting featuring Peter Zalewski of Condo Vultures speaking on "The Greater Miami condominium market and the impact of new construction." 6:30 p.m. John Martin's Restaurant and Irish Pub, 253 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $15-$30. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.appraisers.org/miami.
Chamber South hosts an ActionCOACH Workshop on "Five Steps to Super Profits." 11:45 a.m. Chamber South, 6410 SW 80th St., South Miami. $30. RSVP required. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
The South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce presents its fourth annual Latino Health and Wellness Expo/Conference Luncheon themed "2010: A New Decade in Latino Health." 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. expo. Noon-2 p.m. conference. April 23. Doubletree Miami Mart/Airport Hotel & Exhibition Center, 711 NW 72nd Ave., Miami. $45-$2,500. Details: www.sflhcc.com.
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce hosts its Elayne Weisburd Excellence in Education Award Luncheon. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The Palms Hotel & Spa, 3025 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 695-6834 or email@example.com or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
REAL ESTATE FORECAST
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a half-day program on the state of residential and commercial real estate in South Florida and comparisons to national and global markets. Brad Hunter of the Florida Division of Metrostudy, Jack McCabe of McCabe Research and Consulting and Peter Zalewski of Condo Vultures are to present residential updates. Kirk Felicia, vice president and regional manager of Marcus & Millichap, Lyle B. Stern of the Koniver Stern Group and Eric Swanson, executive vice president and South Florida market officer for Flagler, are to give commercial updates. 8:30 a.m. registration. 9-11:30 a.m. breakfast and program. April 27. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $40-$55. Details: (305) 577-5464 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
Chamber South hosts its general membership breakfast featuring Cutler Bay Mayor Paul Vrooman speaking about "What Does it Mean for South Dade to Go Green? From Light Bulbs to Legacies." 7:30 a.m. Miami Marriott Dadeland, 9090 S Dadeland Blvd., Kendall. $20-$35. RSVP required. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
LAW FOR LUNCH
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce holds its trustee luncheon featuring State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle. 11:45 a.m. Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. $45-$55. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.gableschamber.org.
MASTERING THE GAME
The West Kendall Business Association holds its monthly membership luncheon featuring Mario Cristobal, Florida International University's football coach. 11:15 a.m. networking and registration. Program and luncheon noon. Signature Gardens, 12725 SW 122nd Ave., Kendall. $25-$40. Details: (305) 238-9966 or www.westkendallbusiness.com.
The Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce holds its Business Builders Luncheon for its downtown membership group. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon-1 p.m. lunch and networking. Hard Rock Café Bayside, 401 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $30. Details: (305) 573-4000 or email@example.com or www.gogaymiami.com.
Network with members of the local and international business community at the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce's "Gables Global Groove." Festivities include cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and entertainment. 6 p.m. April 29. Novecento, 121 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. $25-$35. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.gableschamber.org.