The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida hosts a luncheon and discussion on "Brazilian Talent in the Global Marketplace." Noon-2 p.m. Banker's Club, Two S Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $45 members. $65 nonmembers. Details: (305) 579-9030 or www.brazilchamber.org.
"COCKTAILS TO CLOSINGS"
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Real Estate Committee holds a "Cocktails to Closings" networking event. Part of an event series aiming to bring together professionals from real estate and related industries while showcasing an area commercial property. 5:30-8 p.m. Brickell Bay Office Tower, 1001 Brickell Bay Drive, East Plaza, Miami. $25-$45. Details: www.miamichamber.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce holds a lunch and discussion on "Culture in Downtown Miami and its Impact on Development. Speakers include Robert McCammon, president and CEO of HistoryMiami; Thom Collins, director of Miami Art Museum and Andrew Goldberg, vice president of marketing for the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. 11:30 a.m. registration and lunch. Noon-1:30 p.m. program. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $35-$50. Details: (305) 577-5491 or www.miamichamber.com.
The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida hosts a New Members Welcome Breakfast. 8:30-10:30 a.m. Consulate General of Miami in Brazil, 80 SW Eighth St., 2600, Sala Machado de Assis, Miami. Free for members and first-time participants. Other $15. Details: (305) 579-9030 or www.brazilchamber.org.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce holds a Trustee Luncheon, featuring guest speaker Gen. Douglas Fraser, commander of the US Southern Command. 11:45 a.m. The Biltmore, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $45-$55. Details: www.gableschamber.org.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Technology and Bioscience Committee hosts a sneak-peek tour of the University of Miami Life Science & Technology Park. Participants must wear pants, closed-toe shoes and a hard hat (provided) to see the active construction site. 8 a.m. registration and breakfast. 8:30-10 a.m. program. University of Miami Life Science & Technology Park, 1951 NW Seventh Ave., Research and Development Building One, Miami. $15 members. $25 others. Details: (305) 577-5438 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
Learn what membership with the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce can do for you from chamber President and CEO Barry Johnson at the "Bagels with the Boss" informative breakfast. 8:15-9:45 a.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. Details: (305) 350-7700 or www.miamichamber.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce holds the Top 100 Minority Business Awards reception. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Treetop Ballroom, Watson Island. $75-$750. Details: (305) 577-5451 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosts a March Madness annual tabletop exposition. Network and find business opportunities. 5:30-8 p.m. Coral Gables Country Club, 997 N Greenway Drive, Coral Gables. $20 admission. Tables tops $250 members and $350 others. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.