The Rotary Club of Miami holds a luncheon meeting featuring speaker Carlos Migoya, CEO and president of Jackson Memorial Hospital. He will discuss the "Vision of Jackson Memorial Hospital." 12:15 p.m. Hard Rock Café Bayside Marketplace, 401 Biscayne Blvd., #200, Miami. $25. Details: (305) 443-5787 or www.miamirotary.org.
The US Patent and Trademark Office and Brazil's National Institute of Industrial Property, with the US Export Assistance Center and the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, hold a program to help US businesses protect their intellectual property rights in Brazil and the United States. Experts from INPI and USPTO share valuable information and strategies on how to acquire patent and trademark protection in the United States and Brazil. 8 a.m. breakfast and networking. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. program. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $15 before July 31. $25 others. Details: (305) 577-5477 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The XXI annual conference of the Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy holds panel and three-day event "Where is Cuba Going?" Through Aug. 4 Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $100 members. $200 others. Details: www.ascecuba.org.
The Doral Business Council holds a business workshop series "Business Financing Seminar." Learn what steps you need to take in order to prepare your company for bank and business financing. 7:30 a.m. registration and networking. 8 a.m. program. Miami Free Zone Conference Center, 2315 NW 107th Ave., Doral. Free for members. $30 others. Details: (305) 470-9597 or email@example.com or www.doralbusiness.com.
The Business Referral Group holds a luncheon meeting featuring speaker Janel Kuhl, managing director of Coconut Grove. Ms. Kuhl speaks on "Art and Picture Framing to Enhance Your Home." She is an interior designer who believes that good design is about more than aesthetics; it is about understanding clients' needs and making a space that is both functional and reflective of personal style. Noon. Ana Capri Restaurant, 2530 Ponce De Leon, Coral Gables. Prospective members free first time. Details: (786) 268-2779 or (305) 525-6742 or www.businessreferralgroup.org.
Chamber South hosts a networking luncheon. 11:45 a.m.- 1 p.m. Carrabba's Italian Grill, 5829 SW 73rd St., South Miami. $25 for members. $35 others. Details: (305) 661-1621 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.chambersouth.com.
The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida hosts luncheon "Success in the Knowledge Economy," featuring speaker Eduardo Padrón, president of Miami Dade College. 12:30-2 p.m. Bankers Club, Two S Biscayne Blvd., suite 1440, Miami. $45 members. $65 others. $10 extra at the door. Details: (305) 579-9030 or www.brazilchamber.org.
The Rotary Club of Miami holds a luncheon meeting featuring speaker Lorna Owens, attorney and activist. She discusses "Training Midwives in the Congo," from her recent article in the Miami Herald. 12:15 p.m. Hard Rock Café Bayside Marketplace, 401 Biscayne Blvd., #200, Miami. $25. Details: (305) 443-5787 or www.miamirotary.org.