The South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce honors Osvaldo N. Soto, chairman of the Spanish American League Against Discrimination, at its 17th annual installation luncheon. Features keynote speaker Julio Robaina, former mayor of Hialeah. Noon-2 p.m. The Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $75-$95. Details: (305) 534-1903.
BK DOWN LOW
Bernardo Hees, CEO of Burger King Corp., speaks about Burger King's acquisition and turnaround plans at this Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida luncheon. Noon-2 p.m. Four Seasons Hotel Miami, 1435 Brickell Ave., Miami. $50 members. $65 others. Details: (305) 579-9030 or www.brazilchamber.org.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce holds its annual Goals Conference. Ends June 3. Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. Details: (305) 350-7700 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
As part of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce's Goals Conference 2011, panelists discuss how freight and cargo affect the area economy at a luncheon. The speakers are Husein Cumber, executive vice president of corporate development for Florida East Coast Railway; Miguel Southwell, deputy director of business development at Miami International Airport; and Bill Johnson, director of the Port of Miami. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $75-$100. Included in goals conference packages. Details: (305) 350-7700 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
GOOD TO GREAT
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce celebrates local entrepreneurship at its South Florida Good to Great Awards luncheon. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $75-$1,000. Details: (305) 577-5432 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce closes its Goals Conference 2011 with an event honoring foreign-trade officials. Features a keynote address by Gray Swoope, Florida secretary of commerce and president and CEO of Enterprise Florida. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Free for consul general and trade commissioners. Others $30-$55. Details: (305) 577-5432 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce holds its 89th annual dinner gala and silent auction. 7-11 p.m. Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive, Ballroom D, Miami Beach. $300. Details: (305) 674-1300 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
Juan del Busto, regional executive of the Miami Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, speaks at the South Florida Association for Financial Professionals' June luncheon. Noon. The Banker's Club of Miami, Two S Biscayne Blvd., 14th floor, Miami. $40. Details: www.sfafp.org.
MEET AND EAT
Chamber South holds a new member orientation and networking luncheon. 11 a.m. orientation. 11:45 a.m. luncheon. Carrabba's Italian Grill, 5829 SW 73rd St., South Miami. Early registration: $25 members, $35 others. $10 more at the door. Details: (305) 661-1621 or email@example.com or www.chambersouth.com.