SIP AND SCHMOOZE
Chamber South holds its monthly "Business After Hours" networking event. 5:30-7 p.m. Blue Martini Lounge, 8405 Mills Drive, suite 205, Kendall. Free. Details: www.chambersouth.com.
The Coral Gables Chamber hosts its Good Morning Coral Gables Breakfast. 7:30 a.m. The Biltmore, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $20-$40. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.gableschamber.org.
The Beacon Council hosts a Doing Business with the Military Workshop. Learn how to navigate the procurement process on lucrative military contracts. Cost includes breakfast and a resource workbook. 7:30 a.m.-noon. InterContinental, 2505 NW 87th Ave., Doral. $50. Details: (305) 793-0597 or www.beaconcouncil.com/events.
The Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce holds its Fifth Business Empowerment Networking Series event on human resources, themed "Managing Your Workforce and Growing Trends." Robert Perkins, vice president of talent management and inclusion for Burger King, is the keynote speaker. 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Jungle Island, 111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Treetop Ballroom, Watson Island. $10 members. $15 others. Details: (305) 751-8648 or www.m-dcc.org.
The Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce holds its September luncheon, featuring a presentation by computer expert Bryan Windmark on computer maintenance and security for businesses. Noon-2 p.m. Atchana's East/West Kitchen, 2951 S Bayshore Drive, Coconut Grove. $25 members. $30 others. Details: (305) 444-7270 or email@example.com or www.coconutgrove.com.
Amy Rosenberg, founder of the Overtown Music Project and the Arsht Center's young patrons group, speaks at Femfessionals networking luncheon. Noon-2:30 p.m. Dolores But You Can Call Me Lolita, 1000 S Miami Ave., Miami. $40 members. $50 others. Details: www.femfessionals.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Creative Industries Committee meets. 8:30-10 a.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. Details: (305) 577-5438 or www.miamichamber.com.
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce Women's Business Council meets. 8:30-10:30 a.m. Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, 1920 Meridian Ave., third floor, Miami Beach. Free. RSVP requested. Details: (305) 695-6834 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce hosts a Real Estate Luncheon and panel discussion on "The New Now — Making Business Happen in South Florida." Panelists include Steven D. Hayworth, founding chairman and president of Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust; Teresa King Kinney, president and CEO of the Miami Association of Realtors and Peter Zalewski, founder of Condo Vultures. 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. W South Beach, 2201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. $45-$650. Details: (305) 674-1300 or email@example.com or www.miamibeachchamber.com
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee meets. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Turner Construction, 1000 NW 57th Court, suite 200, Miami. Details: (305) 577-5438 or www.miamichamber.com.
The Miami Beach Bar Association holds its monthly luncheon, featuring a talk by Judge Abby Cynamon. Noon. Miami Beach Gold Club, 2301 Alton Road, Miami Beach. $20-$40. Details: (305) 575-2400.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce holds an open house. Learn about ways you can get involved at an orientation by chamber Chairman Maria C. Alonso, get your "10-"11 chamber handbook, sign up for chamber committees and network with other area businesspeople. 5:30-8 p.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Treetop Ballroom, Watson Island. $10 registration. $250 display table. $750 and up for sponsorships. Details: (305) 577-5421 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The Financial Planning Association of Miami-Dade holds a dinner meeting, Including a presentation by James Schmidt of Legg Mason Wealth Management Group on "Hearing Every Word They Don't Say: A Guide to Nonverbal Buying Signs." In addition, Jorge Salazar-Carillo, professor of economics at Florida International University, and David Kelly, professor of economics at the University of Miami, will speak about "Today's Economy — How Do You Sail Forward in a World of Headwinds?" 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 members and $55 others in advance. $55 members and $70 others at the door. Details: (786) 390-7655 or email@example.com or www.fpamiamidade.org.
BAGELS AND BUSINESS
Join Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Barry Johnson for "Bagels with the Boss," an informational breakfast on the chamber and how you can get involved. 8-9:45 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 Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce holds a "Spotlight on Business" networking event. Includes complimentary drinks and hors d'oeuvres. 7-9 p.m. The Standard, 40 Island Ave., Miami Beach. Free. RSVP requested. Details: (305) 673-4440 or email@example.com or www.gogaymiami.com.
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce holds a business roundtable. Network and discuss ways the chamber can help you improve your bottom line. 8:30-10 a.m. Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, 1920 Meridian Ave., Miami Beach. Free for members. Details: (305) 674-1300 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
The Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce holds its Business Builders Luncheon for Upper Eastside/Midtown businesspeople. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon-1 p.m. networking and luncheon. Soyka, 5556 NE Fourth Court, Miami. $30 members. $40 others. RSVP requested. Details: (305) 673-4440 or email@example.com or www.gogaymiami.com.
NAIOP holds a panel discussion on institutional asset management in the South Florida market. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wachovia Financial Center, 200 S Biscayne Blvd., 55th floor, Miami. $35 members. Others $100. Details: www.naiopsfl.org.
GIVE AND RECEIVE
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a speed networking event themed "Opportunity Knocks: Volunteering Your Way to Your Next Career." 5:30-8 p.m. Bakehouse Art Complex, 561 NW 32nd St., Miami. $15-$30. Details: (305) 577-5451 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.