The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida hosts the "BACCF Excellence Annual Award" honoring Ricardo Espirito Santo Salgado of the Espirito Santo Group. 7:30-11:30 p.m. Conrad Hotel, 1395 Brickell Ave., Miami. $175 for members. $225 others. Details: (305) 579-9030 or email@example.com or www.brazilchamber.org.
DOWNTOWN REAL ESTATE
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce holds "Downtown Miami Bus Tour — Arts & Entertainment, Midtown and Wynwood Districts," offering onsite visits and presentations of properties and new developments in each of the districts in the downtown Miami area. Real estate professionals participate in the tour, which includes a detailed property guide/map, refreshments, snacks and cocktail reception. The tour begins at Paramount Bay, continues on to Arts & Entertainment, Midtown and Wynwood Districts and concludes with a reception at City Hall. 2:30-7:30 p.m. Paramount Bay, 2020 N Bayshore Drive, Miami $25 for members. $45 others. Details: (305) 577-5464 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
Miami's "The White House Hispanic Community Action Summit" is hosted in partnership with Dr. Eduardo Padrón, commissioner on the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics and president of Miami Dade College. The summit will connect senior Obama Administration officials from diverse policy areas with Hispanic leaders, business owners and other stakeholders to discuss critical issues. The summit consists of a dialogue where participants work to define the agenda and shape outcomes. Local leaders and administration officials welcome participants in the morning plenary. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, 245 NE Fourth St., Chapman Conference Center, Miami. Free. Details: www.whitehouse.gov.
The Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce hosts the sixth annual gala "Unmasking Business Success," featuring entertainment by Doug E. Fresh. The host committee includes Michael Aller, director, tourism and convention, and chief, protocol, City of Miami Beach; Al Dotson Jr., partner in Bilzin Sumberg and chairman of 100 Black Men of America; Sergio Gonzalez, senior vice president, university advancement, University of Miami; Brandon Okpalobi, president, Young Professionals Network Miami; Alonzo Mourning, vice president, player programs, Miami HEAT; Aletha Player, manager, corporate & internal affairs, FPL; and Alvin West, senior vice president and CFO, Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau. 6:30 p.m. Hyatt Regency Miami, 400 SE Second Ave., Miami. $150 per person. $1,500 table of ten. Details: (305) 751-8648 or www.m-dcc.org.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts "Global Intelligence Briefing: Hot Button International Issues that Impact your Business," featuring a panel from Washington, DC, and Miami. Panelists include Lenny Feldman, Sandler Travis & Rosenberg; Stanley Foodman, Foodman CPAs & Advisors; Frank Robleto, Florida International Bankers Association and BAC Florida Bank; and Patricia Rojas, U.S. Travel Association. 11:30 a.m. registration and networking. Noon luncheon and program. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Ballroom Level, Miami. $45 for members, $55 others. Details: 305-577-5445 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosts Business Builders Luncheon, a networking program held the first Wednesday of each month. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon-1 p.m. luncheon and program. Seasons 52 Restaurant, 321 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $30 for members, $40 others. Details: (305) 673-4440 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.gogaymiami.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, Chamber South and Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau collaborate with The Falls Shopping Center to host a holiday reception for members. The evening will include live music, food and wine. Admission is one unwrapped toy for the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. 6-8 p.m. The Falls Shopping Center, 8888 SW 136th St. Details: (305) 577-5421 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber Healthcare Committee hosts a discussion "Staying Out of Trouble: Compliance Strategies for Healthcare Providers" with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General. Topics include recent developments in healthcare compliance through an interactive case study of issues. 11:30 a.m. registration and networking. Noon-1:30 p.m. program. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Ballroom Level, Miami. $30 for members and $40 others for advance registration. $50 on-site. Details: (305) 577-5491 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.