The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a luncheon on "The Human Capital — Building an Exceptional Team" as part of is Business Innovation Institute series. Local businesses learn from successful counterparts about optimizing team performance. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $30 members. $40 others. $50 at the door. Details: (305) 577-5432 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
BRAZIL: GLOBAL PLAYER
The University of Miami's Center for Hemispheric Policy presents a panel discussion on "Brazil under the Rousseff Administration: Brazil as a Global Player." Panelists include Christopher Garman, Eurasia Group's director and practice head for Latin America; Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and Amaury de Souza, a visiting fellow at the Center for Hemispheric Policy. 8-10 a.m. Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Venetian Room, Coral Gables. Free for students and academics with valid ID. $30 others. RSVP required. Details: (305) 284-9918 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miami.edu/chp.
Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jose "Pepe" Diaz hosts a home energy savings workshop. Learn about energy-saving resources, incentives for lowering utility costs and how to reduce your current energy use by 20%-30%. The first 50 registered persons get a free energy-savings toolkit. 6 p.m. registration. 6:30-8 p.m. event. Jorge Mas Canosa Youth Center, 250 SW 114th Ave., Sweetwater. Free. RSVP requested. Details: 311 or http://green.miamidade.gov.
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce's Sustainable Business Council holds its monthly meeting led by Gabriole Van Bryce, executive director of nonprofit Dream in Green. Learn about environmentally friendly, energy-efficient business techniques. 4-6 p.m. Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, 1920 Meridian Ave., third floor boardroom, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 695-6817 or email@example.com or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosts its monthly Business Builders luncheon. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 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.
Chamber South holds its monthly Not for Profit Committee meeting to encourage cooperation among community nonprofit organizations. Noon-1 p.m. Chamber South, 6410 SW 80th St., South Miami. Details: (305) 661-1621 or email@example.com or www.chambersouth.com.
The University of Miami's Center for Hemispheric Policy hosts a panel on "The Economic Impact of Globalization on Latin America." Panelists include Alejandro Izquierdo, principal research economist for Inter-American Development Bank; Roberto Salinas León, president and CEO of the Mexico Business Forum and Kathryn Rooney Vera, senior economist for Bulltick Capital Markets. 8-9:45 a.m. Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Venetian Room, Coral Gables. Academics and students with ID free. $30 others. Details: (305) 284-3707 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miami.edu/chp.
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce hosts "A Taste of the INcard" celebrating the second anniversary of its Miami Beach INcard program. Peruse showcased local businesses, enjoy food and drinks and test your luck in a raffle. 6-8 p.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. Free. Details: (305) 674-1300 or email@example.com or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
The CFO Alliance holds a breakfast roundtable on "The CFOs as Chief Investor: It's Time to Make "Right' Investments and Do Deals." Jim Cassel, chairman of Cassel Salpeter & Co. and Chip Vandenberg, chief financial officer and partner of TriVest, facilitate discussion. 8-10 a.m. Coral Gables Country Club, 997 North Greenway Drive, Coral Gables. Members and first-time attendees free. $30 others. RSVP required. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.achievenext.com.
The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce holds a Chamber Networker Mixer with complimentary hors d'oeuvres and a raffle. 7-9 p.m. Shore Club, 1901 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Members free. $10 others. RSVP requested. Details: (305) 673-4440 or email@example.com or www.gogaymiami.com.
The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida holds a "Transacting Business in Brazil and the US" breakfast. Learn to protect your business from international litigation, draft multi-jurisdictional contracts and protect foreign investments. 8:30-10:30 a.m. Miami Tower, 100 SE Second St., 19th floor auditorium, Miami. Free. RSVP requested. Details: (305) 579-9030 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.brazilchamber.org.