The Chamber South Military Affairs Committee meets with chair Phil Lyons representing InSource Inc. 8-9 a.m. Chamber South, 900 Perrine Ave., Palmetto Bay office, Palmetto Bay. Free. Details: (305) 661-1621 or email@example.com or www.chambersouth.com.
The Doral Chamber of Commerce hosts "Six Key Differentiators for Sales Excellence" seminar presented by Javier Tome, president of POB Consulting. After compiling and analyzing data to identify best-in-class sales organizations, Profiles International conducted a follow-up research on a number of these companies. This consisted of online literature review and interviews with select executives. The research helped identify a number of best practices that explain outstanding sales-force productivity, six key differentiators of excellence, which are discussed at the seminar. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Doral Chamber of Commerce, 3900 SW 79th Ave., suite 108, Doral. Free. RSVP required. Details: (305) 450-4344 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.doralchamber.com.
BAGELS WITH BOSS
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts "Bagels with the Boss," with chamber president and CEO Barry Johnson detailing benefits of joining the chamber. 8 a.m. registration. 8:30-10 a.m. breakfast. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 577-5467 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts "South Florida Economic Summit," a look at South Florida's business prospects for 2012. The half-day drill-down on South Florida's critical industry segments will feature experts in banking and financial services, construction, healthcare, international trade, real estate and construction, retail and travel and tourism. 8-11:30 a.m. breakfast and panel discussions. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. luncheon and keynote address. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, treetop ballroom, Watson Island. $200 full program. $75 closing session only. Details: (305) 577-5432 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The French-American Chamber of Commerce hosts a New Year's reception at the residence of the Consul General of France in Florida and Mrs GaŽl de Maisonneuve. 7-9 p.m. 4896 SW 80th St., Miami. $55 for members, $65 others. RSVP required. Details: (305) 374-5000 or email@example.com or www.faccmiami.com.
CREW-Miami hosts its annual Economic Outlook luncheon featuring Hugh Kelly, an expert economist who will share his projections for the year and strategies to make your business successful in 2012. 11:30 a.m. registration and networking. Noon-1:30 p.m. luncheon and program. Four Seasons Brickell, 1435 Brickell Ave., Miami. $45 for members. $55 others. $65 walk-ins and late RSVPs. Details: www.crewmiami.org.
IMPORTANCE OF PLANNING
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts "Things You Say Can Hurt You: The Importance of Planning Before Your Company Writes or Speaks," a panel discussing the importance of drafting concise offer letters and employment contracts; completing unemployment forms and handling claims; clear and concise handbook policies; written counseling and performance evaluations provided to employees; and telling the difference between independent contractors and employees. 8:30 a.m. registration. 9-11 a.m. program. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $25 for members. $45 others. Details: (305) 577-5458 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.