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Written by on October 21, 2010

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Thursday 10/21

BK BREAKFAST

   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.

BAGELS, ANYONE?

   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 crenta@miamichamber.com or www.miamichamber.com.

BUSINESS BUILDERS

   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 mdglcc@bellsouth.net 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 aancona@miamichamber.com or www.miamichamber.com.

GABLES ROTARY

   The Rotary Club of Coral Gables holds a lunch meeting with guest speaker Jack Hardy discussing "Marketing your Business." Noon. The Westin Colonnade, Coral Gables, 180 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. $22. Details: www.coralgablesrotary.org.

Friday 10/22

DOWNTOWN SCENE

   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce holds a New World Center Breakfast on "Downtown Miami — An Unfolding Entertainment Hotspot." Features Kim Stone, executive vice president and general manager of the AmericanAirlines Arena, Will Edwards, owner of Transit Lounge and other representatives of area venues. 8-10 a.m. AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Dewar’s 12 Clubhouse, Miami. $35-$50. Details: (305) 350-7700 or www.miamichamber.com.

RESIDENTIAL SALES

   The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce holds a residential real estate forum on "The Long & Short Sale of It." Panelists include Ralph de Martino, 2011 residential president of the Miami Association of Realtors; Ron Shuffield, CEO of Esslinger Wooten Maxwell Realtors and J. Antonio "Tony" Villamil, principal advisor of The Washington Economics Group and St. Thomas University’s business school dean. Moderated by Miami Today editor and publisher Michael Lewis. 11:30 a.m. Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. $40-$450. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.gableschamber.org.

CAN-DO ATTITUDE

   Area professionals share their stories of success and overcoming disabilities at the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce’s Biz-Ability Luncheon. Features Jack Barnes, internal management consultant for VITAS Healthcare Corp.; Sabrina Cohen, founder of SabCo Productions and Virginia Jacko, president and CEO of Miami Lighthouse for the Blind. Noon-2 p.m. BLT Steak restaurant at The Betsy, 1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. $50. RSVP required. Details: (305) 674-1300 or www.miamibeachchamber.com.

POWERFUL WOMEN

   Femfessionals hosts its October networking lunch, featuring Mrs. Florida Robin Hirschman discussing "Feminism to Femfessionalism." Ms. Hirschman, once a registered nurse, is an attorney and partner with an investment firm. Noon-2:30 p.m. Novecento, 1414 Brickell Ave., Miami. $40 members. $55 nonmembers. Details: www.femfessionals.com.

Saturday 10/23

EXPLORE EXPO

   The Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and partners host the Third Annual LGBT Business Explore/EXPO. Noon-5 p.m. Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. Free. Details: www.gogaymiami.com.

CASINO NIGHT

   The Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce holds an "80′s Videorama and Casino Night." The fundraising event includes Las Vegas-style games, a silent auction, dinner and an open bar. 7-11 p.m. Shoppes at the Mayfair, 3390 Mary St., Coconut Grove. $80. Details: (305) 444-7270 or www.info@coconutgrove.com or www.coconutgrovechamber.com.

CHAMBER GALA

   Chamber South holds its Chairman’s Gala honoring past Chairwoman Veronica Birch Flores and incoming Chairwoman Carol Alexander. 7 p.m. reception. 8 p.m. dinner. The Grove Isle Hotel & Spa, Four Grove Isle Drive, Coconut Grove. $125. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.

Tuesday 10/26

REAL ESTATE

   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Real Estate Committee meets. 8:30-10 a.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. Details: mfoglia@miamichamber.com or www.miamichamber.com.

HEALTH INITIATIVES

   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Healthcare Committee holds a lunch meeting. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. RSVP requested. Details: (305) 577-5491 or tvalenzuela@miamichamber.com or www.miamichamber.com.

Wednesday 10/27

MEMBERS BREAKFAST

   Chamber South holds its general membership breakfast. 7:15-9 a.m. Miami Marriott Dadeland, 9100 S Dadeland Blvd., Kendall. $25-$45. Details: www.chambersouth.com.

ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

   Five area European chambers of commerce partner to host the Sixth European Business Seminar. Hannes Hofmann of J.P. Morgan Private Bank is to discuss "Current Economic and Investment Outlook: How to invest in side-ways markets." 8:30 a.m. registration and networking. 9 a.m. seminar and question-and-answer session. Brickell Bay Office Tower, 1001 Brickell Bay Drive, suite 2110, Miami. Members free. Others $20. Details: (305) 371-4282 or miami@gabc.us or www.gabc.us.

TRUSTEE LUNCH

   The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce holds its Trustee Luncheon featuring Steve Scroggs, senior director of development for Florida Power & Light Co. 11:45 a.m. Westin Colonnade Coral Gables, 180 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. $45-$55. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.gableschamber.org.

Thursday 10/28

YOUR BOTTOM LINE

   The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce holds a roundtable. Explore ways to expand your business and discuss how the chamber can help improve your bottom line. 8:30-10:30 a.m. Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, 1920 Meridian Ave., Miami Beach. Free. Open to members. Details: (305) 674-1300 or rsvp@miamibeachchamber.com or www.miamibeachchamber.com.

CONSULAR CORPS

   The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Consular Corps Committee meets. 9-10 a.m. BB&T, 1200 Brickell Ave., 10th floor, Miami. Details: (305) 577-5464 or mfoglia@miamichamber.com or www.miamichamber.com

TOP-NOTCH CARE

   Javier Hernandez-Lichtl, CEO and corporate chief academic officer of West Kendall Baptist Hospital, speaks about "Planting the Seeds of Quality Healthcare" at the West Kendall Business Association’s monthly networking luncheon. 11:15 a.m. registration and networking. Noon program and luncheon. Signature Gardens, 12725 SW 122nd Ave., Kendall. $25-$45. Details: (305) 386-4030 or www.westkendallbusiness.com.

BUSINESS BUILDERS

   The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce holds its monthly Business Builders Luncheon, networking program for downtown membership. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon-1 p.m. networking and luncheon. Hard Rock Café Bayside, 401 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $30 members. $40 others. Details: (305) 673-4440 or mdglcc@bellsouth.net or www.gogaymiami.com.

HEALTH IN THE AMERICAS

   The Americas Society/Council of the Americas holds a panel discussion on "How Business and Technology are Expanding Access to Health Care in the Americas." Includes a keynote address from Mexican Secretary of Health José Ángel Córdova Villalobos. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Conrad Miami, 1395 Brickell Ave., Miami. $25-$40. Details: (305) 779-4816 or mjohnson@as-coa.org or www.as-coa.org.

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