Joe A. Martinez, chairman of the Miami-Dade County commission, gives a talk on "Miami-Dade County is Open for Business" at the West Kendall Business Association's monthly networking luncheon. 11:15 a.m. networking and registration. Noon program and luncheon. Killian Palms Country Club Grand Salon, 9950 SW 104th St., Kendall. $25-$45. Details: (305) 386-4030 or www.westkendallbusiness.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce holds a panel discussion on "Positive Partnerships: How Nonprofits Can Boost Your Brand." Panelists include Pedro Mesa, manager of Sedano's Supermarkets; Erik Sussman, founder of Spend for Ed and Cristy Leon-Rivero, vice president of marketing for Navarro Discount Pharmacy. 8:30-10:30 a.m. Bank of America, 701 Brickell Ave., seventh floor, Miami. $15-$30. Details: (305) 577-5451 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
The Doral Chamber of Commerce hosts a seminar for women themed "Keys to Success: Health, Courage and Living a Golden Life." Includes talks on women's heart health and overcoming fears. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Millennia Atlantic University, 10395 NW 41st Street, suite 100, Doral. $47 in advance. $57 at the door. Details: (305) 333-8844 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.doralchamberofcommerce.org/womens'seminar.htm.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosts a discussion with Juan Del Busto of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Miami branch. 8:30-9:30 a.m. Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, 224 Catalonia Ave., Coral Gables. $20. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
INVESTING IN MALAWI
Learn about trade and investment opportunities in the Republic of Malawi at a Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce luncheon and roundtable discussion. Features a presentation by Deputy Ambassador H.E. Jane Nankwenya and Patrick Mphepo, the first secretary responsible for trade and investment in Malawi. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. Free. Space limited. Details: (305) 577-5464 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce holds a panel discussion on Brazil's business environment. Speakers include Derrick Grüner, a partner with Alvarez, Sarnbol &Winthrop; Jose Leiman, managing director of international corporate tax services for KPMG and Francisco X. Santeiro, managing director of GTS, FedEx Express LAC Division. 8 a.m. registration and breakfast. 8:30 a.m. program. 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.
Learn about the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce at a New and Prospective Member Introduction. 8:30-10:30 a.m. Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, 1920 Meridian Ave., third floor boardroom, Miami Beach. Free. RSVP encouraged. Details: (305) 695-6829 or email@example.com or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce holds its April Trustee Luncheon, themed "Healthcare 2011 and Beyond." Brian E. Keeley, president and CEO of Baptist Health South Florida, is to speak. 11:45 a.m. registration. Noon luncheon and program. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Treetop Ballroom, Watson Island. $55-$75. Details: (305) 577-5421 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
Network with Coral Gables executives at the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce's "Wind Down Wednesday" event. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Seasons 52, 321 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $20-$30. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The Commercial Industrial Association of South Florida presents the Third Annual Hospitality Report. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres served. 5 p.m. Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. $35-$55. RSVP requested. Details: email@example.com or fax (305) 667-7116 or www.ciasf.com.