The British American Business Council holds its September Boardroom Breakfast with Gillian Thomas, president and CEO of the Miami Science Museum, discussing "Bright, Green, Blue: How the New Miami Science Museum is Envisioning Its Future." 8-9:30 a.m. Miami Science Museum, 3280 S Miami Ave., Coconut Grove. $10 members. $20 others. Details: (305) 781-5177 or email@example.com or www.babcmiami.com.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce holds its Good Morning Coral Gables Breakfast. The keynote speaker is David Lawrence of The Children's Movement of Florida. 7:30 a.m. Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $20-$40. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.gableschamber.org.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce holds the Fourth Annual International Business Leadership Awards and Conference. 11:30 a.m. registration and wine reception. Noon-1:30 p.m. luncheon and awards. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Treetop Ballroom, Watson Island. $65-$85. Details: (305) 577-5477 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce holds an Americas Linkage Conference on "Inter-American Development Bank: Creating Business Opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean." 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Treetop Ballroom, Watson Island. $40-$95. Details: (305) 577-5445 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce holds its Business Builders Luncheon for upper eastside/midtown membership. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon-1 p.m. luncheon and networking. 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.
The West Kendall Business Association holds its monthly networking luncheon. Debra Knox, executive director of the Hearing and Speech Center of Florida, is to discuss "Communication and Tomorrow's Workforce." 11:15 a.m. networking and registration. Noon program and luncheon. Signature Gardens, 12725 SW 122nd Ave., Kendall. $25-$45. Details: (305) 386-4030 or www.westkendallbusiness.com.
St. Thomas University School of Business holds its first Entrepreneur Awards Reception as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. 6-8 p.m. St. Thomas University, 16401 NW 37th Ave., Fernandez Family Center, Miami Gardens. Details: (305) 628-6796 or email@example.com or www.stu.edu/business.
Shiraz Kashar, recycling outreach coordinator from Waste Management, discusses "Greening Your Business" at the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce's Go Green Breakfast. 8 a.m. Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, 224 Catalonia Ave., conference room, Coral Gables. $20-$25. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.gableschamber.org.
State Rep. Carlos Lopez-Cantera speaks at the Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce's November luncheon. Noon-2 p.m. Chart House Restaurant, 51 Chart House Drive, Coconut Grove. $30-$35. Details: (305) 444-7270 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.coconutgrovechamber.com.
The European chambers in Miami gather for the Second Annual Thanksgiving Cocktail Reception. Mingle, sip drinks and sample hors d'oeuvres. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mayfair Hotel & Spa, 3000 Florida Ave., Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 371-4282 or email@example.com or www.gabc.us.