The British American Business Council holds its September Boardroom Breakfast with Jeremy Barnes, principal with Ernst & Young, discussing "The Capital Agenda in a Time of Changing Business" on "managing capital in a world of investment uncertainty and shifting global economic realities." 8-9:30 a.m. Barclays Capital, 1111 Brickell Ave., 12th floor, Miami. $10 members. $20 others. Details: (305) 781-5177 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.babcmiami.com.
The West Kendall Business Association holds its Fifth Annual Business Expo. Last year, more than 110 exhibitors participated and 1,200 attended. 2-8 p.m. Signature Gardens, 12725 SW 122nd Ave., Kendall. Details: (305) 386-4030 or email@example.com or www.westkendallbusiness.com.
ECUADOR TO FL
The Florida Foreign Trade Association holds a networking luncheon with members of an incoming business-development mission from Ecuador. Speakers include J. Eduardo Torres, South Florida region director for the US Commercial Service of the US Department of Commerce and Juan Carlos Toledo, consul general of Ecuador in Miami. Noon-1:30 p.m. Miami Free Zone, 2305 NW 107th Ave., Doral. $30 members. $35 nonmembers. $300 table of ten. Details: (305) 471-0737 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.ffta.com.
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce's Women's Business Council meets. 8:30-10 a.m. Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, 1920 Meridian Ave., third floor, Miami Beach. Free. Details: (305) 695-6834 or email@example.com or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
LADIES WHO LUNCH
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce holds its Women's Business Network Luncheon. Michelle Villalobos, president of The Empowered Woman, is to discuss the art of powerful communications. 11:30 a.m. Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. $35-$45. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.gableschamber.org.
Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW-Miami) hold a luncheon and discussion on "The New Reality of Retail: Thinking Outside the Big Box." Speakers are Holly Cohen, senior vice president of commercial real estate for J.Crew; Michael Comras, principal and retail broker with The Comras Company and Mindy McElroy, executive vice president for Terranova. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. InterContinental Hotel, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami. $45-$65. RSVP requested. Details: www.crewmiami.org.
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce holds a New Member Orientation. 8:30-10 a.m. Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, 1920 Meridian Ave., third floor boardroom, Miami Beach. Free for members. Details: (305) 695-6834 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosts its Good Morning Coral Gables Breakfast featuring John Chidsey, chief executive officer and executive chairman of Burger King. 7:30 a.m. Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $20-$40. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.gableschamber.org.
Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Barry Johnson hosts "Bagels With the Boss," an informational breakfast on what chamber membership can do for you and your business. 8-9:45 a.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 577-5486 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce holds its monthly Business Builders Luncheon for upper eastside/midtown membership. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or www.gogaymiami.com.
SUSTAINABLE SO FLA
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts the second annual Sustainable South Florida Awards. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon-2 p.m. program. Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $55-$75. Details: (305) 577-5471 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.