MORNING MEET UP
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce holds its Good Morning Coral Gables Breakfast. 7:30 a.m. The Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $20-$40. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The Association for Corporate Growth holds a panel discussion on financial services reform legislation's impact on private equity and mergers and acquisitions. 5:30-6 p.m. registration. 6-7:30 p.m. program. 7:30-8:30 p.m. networking. Bankers Club, 2 S Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $40 members. $60 nonmembers. Details: email@example.com or www.acg.org.
Learn about upcoming business opportunities in Brazil surrounding the upcoming World Cup and Olympics games being held there at a Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce panel discussion. 5-6 p.m. panel discussion. 6-7 p.m. cocktail reception. Greenberg Traurig, 1221 Brickell Ave., 27th floor, Miami. RSVP requested. Free. Chamber members only. Details: (305) 755-0926 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.brazilchamber.org.
The Miami Aventura Real Estate Investors Club meets. Attorney Charles L. Simon is to speak about landlord and tenant laws. 6:30 p.m. registration. 7 p.m. meeting. Residence Inn Aventura, 19900 W Country Club Drive, Aventura. Members free, others $20. Details: (305) 741-5657 or email@example.com or www.mavreic.com.
TECH AND GREEN
The Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce holds an event on technology and going green as part of its Business Empowerment Networking Series. 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The Kovens Center at Florida International University's Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 NE 151st St., Miami. $10 members, $15 others. Details: (305) 751-8648 or www.m-dcc.org.
WOMEN IN BUSINESS
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce's Women's Business Council meets. Open to prospective members. 8:30-10:30 a.m. Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, 1920 Meridian Ave., third floor, Miami Beach. Free. Details: (305) 695-6834 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
Carol Damian, director of The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University, speaks about the challenges arts and cultural organizations face and "why it matters to succeed." 11:30 a.m. Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. $35-$45. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The Financial Planning Association of Miami-Dade holds a dinner meeting, featuring a presentation on "The Social Media Revolution in the Financial Services Industry" by Melissa Raskin, co-founder of Iris Fields, and a presentation on "How to Protect Your Cash and Obtain Residential Mortgage Financing in Today's Banking Climate" by Jay Pelham, executive vice president and managing director of private banking for Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust. 5:30-6 p.m. registration and networking. 6-8 p.m. dinner and presentations. University of Miami's BankUnited Center, 1245 Dauer Drive, Hurricane 100 Room, Coral Gables. $45-$70. Details: (786) 390-7655 or email@example.com or www.fpamiamidade.org.
KEEP THEM COMING
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosts a Small Business Seminar on how to create loyal customers. 8 a.m. Berenfeld Spritzer Shechter & Sheer, 2525 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. $30-$40. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce holds its monthly networking reception. Drinks and appetizers will be served. 5:30-7:30 p.m. El Dorado Furniture, 2475 SW Eighth St., Miami. Members free, others $15. Details: (305) 534-1903 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
BANG FOR YOUR NETWORKER
This isn't your average networking event — it's a mega networker, as the Spain-United States Chamber of Commerce, French American Chamber of Commerce, Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Southeast and more team up for a summer happy hour. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Calamari, 3540 Main Highway, Coconut Grove. Free. RSVP requested. Details: www.coconutgrovechamber.com.
QUESTION THE CANDIDATE
The Latin American Business Association holds its monthly networker. Rick Scott, Republican candidate for Florida governor, is to speak and take questions. Free appetizers and Chivas 18. Cash bar. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Mayfair Hotel & Spa, 3000 Florida Ave., Coconut Grove. Free. Details: (786) 280-7330 or email@example.com.
The Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce holds a networking luncheon for its Upper Eastside/Midtown membership. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon-1 p.m. luncheon and networking. Soyka's, 5556 NE Fourth Court, Miami $30. RSVP requested. Details: (305) 673-4440 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MUSEUM MEET UP
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosts a networking reception and tour of the new Coral Gables Museum. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Coral Gables Museum, 275 Giralda Ave., Coral Gables. $25-$30. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.