The Palmetto Bay Business Association holds a general membership meeting. 11:30 a.m.-noon networking. Noon-1 p.m. meeting. La Mela, 14151 US 1, Palmetto Bay. $15 members. $20 nonmembers. Details: (786) 306-4378 or www.palmettobaybusiness.com.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce holds its "Trow Knows CEO's" monthly event, featuring talks by area executives. 8:30 a.m. Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, 224 Catalonia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.gableschamber.org.
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce's Real Estate Council holds its monthly meeting. 8-9 a.m. Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce boardroom, 1920 Meridian Ave., Miami Beach. Open to chamber members. Details: (305) 695-6834 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce holds a half-day South Florida Economic Summit. Governor-elect Rick Scott is to open the summit, followed by an economic overview by JPMorgan Chase Senior Economist Jim Glassman and panel discussions with South Florida experts on nine industries. 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. $75-$200. Details: (305) 577-5432 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
Learn how to grow your business by hosting your own events at this expert panel discussion hosted by the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce's Emerging Leadership Council. Panelists are Jacquie O'Malley, group vice president of development for United Way; Sabrina Badeaux, owner of Chez Badeaux Salon; Caterina Falcone, marketing director with the Miami New Times and Felipe Basulto of TD Bank. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Gemma Lounge, 529 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. $20-$35. Details: (305) 695-6833 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
Commercial Real Estate Women-Miami holds an economic outlook luncheon. 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Four Seasons Hotel Miami, 1435 Brickell Ave., Miami. $45-$320. Details: www.crewmiami.org.
The Financial Planning Association of Miami-Dade holds a dinner meeting. Ryan Leggio of Morningstar is to discuss "Using Fund Analysis to Improve the Investor Experience" and Ron A. Rhoades is to talk about "What Will Happen Next in Washington DC — Fiduciary Standard for BDS? FINRA as SRO for RIAs." 5:30-6 p.m. registration and networking. 6-8 p.m. dinner and presentations. University of Miami BankUnited Center, 1245 Dauer Drive, Hurricane 100 room, Coral Gables. $45 members and $55 in advance. $55 members and $70 others at the door. Details: (786) 390-7655 or email@example.com or www.fpamiamidade.org.
CFA Miami, a nonprofit organization of area investment professionals, holds its Annual Economic Forecast Dinner with guest speaker Dr. Marc Faber, author of "The Gloom, Boom and Doom Report." 6-8 p.m. The Rusty Pelican Restaurant, 3201 Rickenbacker Causeway, Virginia Key. $25 members. $35 others. Details: www.cfa-miami.org.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce holds a "Re-Employment and Outplacement Breakfast Seminar." Panelists Alan Berger, senior vice president of client relationships at Octagon Search and Octagon Technology Staffing; Maria del Busto, global chief human resources officer and vice president at Royal Caribbean Cruises; and Thomas Shea, CEO of the Florida/Caribbean region for Right Management discuss the job market. 8:30-11 a.m. Royal Caribbean Cruises, 1050 Caribbean Way, Miami. Free. RSVP required. Details: (305) 577-5445 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
Chamber South holds a networking luncheon. 11:45 a.m. Carrabba's Italian Grill, 5829 SW 73rd St., South Miami. $25-$45. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
Connect with governmental-purchasing professionals from Miami-Dade County, other municipalities and economic development agencies at The Mayor's Small Business Development Workshop. Learn about preparing a financial plan, how to market your business and more at this Miami-Dade County-sponsored event. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. African Heritage Cultural Center, 6161 NW 22nd Ave., Miami. RSVP required. Details: (305) 375-3186 or email@example.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce holds a "Global Intelligence Briefing" on "Competitive and Protective Intelligence When Doing Business Abroad." 8-10 a.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $20-$35. Details: (305) 577-5477 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
Stroll Aragon Avenue in Downtown Coral Gables with the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce. The evening includes stops at the Coral Gables Art Cinema, The Coral Gables Museum and Books & Books. 5:30-8 p.m. Coral Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. $25-$30. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.gableschamber.org.