The Miami Finance Forum hosts a breakfast panel "European Debt Crisis: Impact on the US and Global Capital Markets." Featured speakers include Christian Miller, senior fixed income specialist, Bloomberg; Joe Rodgers, managing director, KPMG Corporate Finance; and JC Cabrera, senior portfolio manager, Bernstein Global Wealth Management. 7:30-9:30 a.m. Conrad Miami, 1395 Brickell Ave., Miami. $25 members. $65 others. RSVP required. Details: www.miamifinanceforum.com/upcoming-events/9-27-2012/.
The Rotary Club of Miami hosts a weekly luncheon meeting featuring speaker Patricia Vila, director of marketing for "The Work of Chapman Partnership for the Homeless." 12:15 p.m. Hard Rock Café in Bayside Marketplace, 401 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $25. Details: (305) 443-5787 or www.miamirotary.org.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts the seventh annual "Salute to Miami's Leaders Awards." Some of this year's recipients include Jayne Harris Abess of thinkLAB Ventures; Mario Trueba of Sabadell United Bank; and Iraida R. Mendez-Cartaya of Miami-Dade Public Schools. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon luncheon. Jungle Islan, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. $75 members. $95 others. Details: (305) 577-5458 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a "Cloud Computing Technology Event," featuring speakers discussing cloud computing benefits. 8:30 a.m. registration. 9-10:30 a.m. program. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $35 members. $45 others. $50 day of. Details: (305) 577-5451 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The Business Referral Group hosts a lunch networking event. Network with experienced industry professionals, share ideas, and listen to a weekly featured group speaker. This week's speaker is Lynne Ruiz, owner of E&L Insurance Services, a service property and casualty insurance agency specializing in home, auto, flood, general liability, and business. Lynne talks about "What you need to know about property insurance before you buy a home." Noon. Ana Capri Restaurant, 2530 Ponce De Leon, Coral Gables. Free for newcomers. Details: (786) 268-2779 or www.businessreferralgroup.org.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a "HobNob Reception" with elected officials and invited candidates running for elected local, state and federal office. Business and community leaders mix and mingle with candidates, speak with them personally and learn about their positions. A candidate straw poll also takes place. 6:30-8:30 p.m. registration and program. Miami Dade College, Chapman Conference Center, 245 NE Fourth St., Miami. $25 members. $35 others. Details: (305) 577-5469 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts the October trustee luncheon. BB&T Corp. Chairman and CEO Kelly S. King gives keynote presentation titled "Implications of the Financial Crisis and a Look Forward." Also on the agenda is Miami-Dade County Homeless trust Chairman Ron Book, discussing "The State of Homelessness in Miami-Dade County." 11:45 a.m. registration. Noon luncheon and program. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Treetop Ballroom, Watson Island. $55 before on or before Sept. 28. $75 after. Details: (305) 577-5421 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The Rotary Club of Miami hosts a weekly luncheon meeting featuring speaker Ted Eldredge, district governor from Rotary International District 6990. 12:15 p.m. Hard Rock Café in Bayside Marketplace, 401 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $25. Details: (305) 443-5787 or www.miamirotary.org.