The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts the Miami-Dade County Mayoral Forum, featuring candidates vying for mayor of Miami-Dade County at Goals Conference 2012. Learn about their positions and understand the issues that affect Miami-Dade County. Participating candidates include the Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez, and County Commission Chairman Joe A. Martinez, chairman. 8 a.m. registration and program. Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Ballroom Level, Miami. $55. Details: (305) 577-5469 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts "Goals Conference 2012," a two-day planning retreat to develop the programs and goals that will drive the chamber, and the vision that will move the community forward in the coming year. This year's conference features special sessions including a Mayoral Forum; the South Florida Good To Great Awards luncheon with NBC6 Anchor Jackie Nespral; the Mojitos; Martinis & More networking reception; and Consular Corps Reception. 8 a.m.-8 p.m. May 31-June 1. Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Ballroom Level, Miami. $65-$400. Tables of 10 $1,000 for awards luncheon. Details: (305) 577-5421 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The German American Business Chamber of South Florida hosts a reception for Dr. Claudia Hillinger, the chamber's 2012 award of excellence recipient. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Northern Trust Bank of Florida, 700 Brickell Ave., Miami. $500-$1,000. Details: email@example.com or www.gabc.us.
Chamber South, in partnership with the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, hosts a "State of Florida Legislative Round-up," featuring State Sen. Miguel Diaz de la Portilla and State. Rep. Michael Bileca. 8-10 a.m. Becker & Poliakoff, 121 Alhambra Plaza, 10th floor, Alhambra Towers, Coral Gables. $20 for members with RSVP by May 29. $25 for members after May 29. $30 others. Details: (305) 661-1621 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.chambersouth.com.
The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosts a "Business Builders Luncheon" networking event. It includes seated-style lunch limited to 25 persons.11:30 a.m. registration. Noon-1:30 p.m. luncheon program. City Hall, The Restaurant, 2004 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $30 for members. $40 others. RSVP required. Details: (305) 673-4440 or email@example.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce spotlights successful companies in South Florida and highlights their winning strategies at its seventh annual "South Florida Good to Great Awards" luncheon at Goals Conference 2012. 11:45 a.m.-2:15 p.m. registration and awards luncheon. Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Ballroom Level, Miami. $95 in advance. $100 at the door. Details: (305) 577-5432 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosts an 18th installation luncheon honoring Juan del Busto, regional executive of the Miami branch for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. 11:30 a.m. cocktails. 12:30-2 p.m. lunch. Coral Gables Country Club, 997 N Greenway Drive, Coral Gables. $75 chamber members. $95 others. Details: www.sflhcc.com.