Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Barry Johnson speaks of the benefits chamber membership can offer over bagels. 8 a.m. registration. 8:30-10 a.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. Details: (305) 577-5486 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The South Florida Association for Financial Professionals holds its June luncheon featuring speaker Frank Nero, president and CEO of The Beacon Council. Mr. Nero is to speak about The Beacon Council's efforts in promoting area job growth and business investment. The Banker's Club of Miami, 2 S Biscayne Blvd., 14th floor, Miami. $40 members. $50 others. Details: www.sfafp.org.
IN THE DISTRICT
The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce hosts an evening of networking in the design district. 6-9 p.m. Ornare, 3930 NE Second Ave., Miami. Free. RSVP required. Details: www.brazilchamber.org.
The Commercial Industrial Association of South Florida presents its Office Market Report. 11:30 a.m. The BAC Colonnade, 2333 Ponce de Leon Blvd., second floor ballroom, Coral Gables. $30 members. $45 nonmembers. RSVP requested. Details: email@example.com.
Get ahead in real estate with this Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) course on "Intermediate Excel Solutions for Commercial Real Estate." Taught by Bob Ward, a past president of the CCIM Institute, attendees can learn about Excel cash flow formulas, how to create and link Excel worksheets for commercial real estate problems and more. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nova Southeastern University, 8585 SW 124th Ave., room 121, Miami. $125-$175. Details: (305) 270-0710 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamiccim.com.
The Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce holds an installation luncheon for its new board of directors, featuring guest speaker William D. Talbert III, president and CEO of the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau. Noon-2 p.m. Calamari Restaurant, 3540 Main Highway, Coconut Grove. $28 members. $30 nonmembers. Details: (305) 444-7270 or email@example.com or www.coconutgrove.com.
Femfessionals Miami Chapter holds its June networking lunch event featuring Judge Marilyn Milian from the television series "The People's County" discussing "Perseverance and Achievement." Noon-2:30 p.m. The Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: www.femfessionals.com.
GO FOR THE "¡GOL!"
The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida meets for a World Cup viewing party — Brazil vs. Côte d'Ivoire. 2:30-5 p.m. Brickell Irish Pub, 1451 S Miami Ave., Miami. Details: www.brazilchamber.org.
MEMBER MEET UP
Chamber South holds its general membership breakfast. 7:15 a.m.-9 a.m. Miami Marriott Dadeland, 9090 S Dadeland Blvd., Kendall. $20 members. $30 nonmembers. Details: (305) 661-1621 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.chambersouth.com.
Jennifer Shipley and Julio Granda of the Miami-Dade Public Library System discuss valuable ways business databases can help entrepreneurs looking to launch a business or expand. Hosted by the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida. 9-11 a.m. Main Library, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Free for members. $20 nonmembers. Details: (305) 579-9030 or www.brazilchamber.org.
"SHAMELESS SELF PROMOTION"
Don't be shy: "Shameless Self-Promotion" is the topic of this installment of the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce Women's Business Council Roundtable Series. Learn how to get ahead in business and promote yourself without turning people off. Includes lunch. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, 1920 Meridian Ave., third floor boardroom, Miami Beach. $10. Details: (305) 695-6834 or email@example.com or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
The Women's Chamber of Commerce of Miami-Dade County holds a networking luncheon with Lynn A. Herald of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney speaking about prioritizing goals. 11:30 a.m. networking. Noon luncheon and program. The Banker's Club of Miami, 2 S Biscayne Blvd., 14th floor, Miami. $35 members. $45 nonmembers. Details: www.womenschamberofcommerce.org.
South Florida lobbyist Ron Book speaks at the Greater North Miami Chamber of Commerce's monthly luncheon. Noon. Miami Shores Country Club, 10000 Biscayne Blvd., Miami Shores. $18 members. $20 nonmembers. Details: (305) 891-7811 or www.northmiamichamber.com.
MEET THE MANAGER
Miami-Dade County Manager George Burgess discusses area economic development at the West Kendall Business Association's monthly networking luncheon. 11:15 a.m. networking and registration. Noon program and luncheon. Signature Gardens, 12725 SW 122nd Ave., Kendall. $25-$40. Details: (305) 386-4030 or www.westkendallbusiness.com.
Chuck Fallon, president of Burger King Corp. North America, discusses how he has found success and a book that has inspired him as part of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce's "Bright Out of the Book" series. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $30-$50. Details: (305) 577-5432 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce holds its George E. Merrick Award Dinner honoring a visionary leader for their contributions to Coral Gables. This year's six finalists include Joseph Adler of GableStage, Jim Barker of International Finance Bank and Paula Brockway of Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables. 6 p.m. The Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $200-$2,000. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.gableschamber.org.