The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosts a two-day 2012 annual Goals Conference, featuring a presentation on business growth models. The chamber hosts a dinner for the George E. Merrick Award of Excellence, honoring former US Ambassador to the Republic of Iceland, Charles E. Cobb, among others. 6-10 p.m. Conference through June 22. Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $175 members. $195 others. Details: (305) 446-1657 or email@example.com or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The Greater Miami & the Beaches Hotel Association's Sustainable Hospitality Council hosts a luncheon featuring keynote speaker and "Sustainable Hospitality Advocate" Hervé Houdré, regional director and general manager of InterContinental New York Barclay. Moderated by Robert Hill, general manager of InterContinental Miami. 11:30 a.m.-noon networking and business expo. Noon-1:30 p.m. program. InterContinental Miami, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami. Free for members. $60 others. Details: (305) 531-3553 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.gmbha.com.
The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida hosts a reception for the chamber's 2012 Excellence Award honoring Randy Millian, Diageo's president of Latin America and Caribbean. 7:30-11:30 p.m. Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove, 3300 SW 27th Ave., Coconut Grove. RSVP required. $200 members. $250 others. Table reservations available. Details: (305) 579-9030 or email@example.com or www.brazilchamber.org.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosts the 2012 annual Goals Conference, a two-day event dedicated to promoting business and growth. The second day features guest speakers Patrick Geraghty, CEO of Florida Blue; Frank Nero, president/CEO of the Miami-Dade Beacon Council and Steve Cone, Bloomberg TV. Activities include committee goal-setting workshops, One Community One Goal Initiative panel and a business class luncheon. 7:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1657 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The Business Referral Group hosts a monthly business networking event. Noon. Ana Capri Restaurant, 2530 Ponce de Leon, Coral Gables. Reservations requested. Qualified prospective members free first time. Details: (305) 525-6742 or (786) 268-2779 or www.businessreferralgroup.org.
The Building and Owners Managers Association hosts an executive keynote speaker series featuring Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez. Noon. Mandarin Oriental, 500 Brickell Key Drive, Miami. $65 members. $85 others. Details: email@example.com or www.boma-miami.org.
The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida hosts a networking happy hour with two-for-one drinks and complimentary appetizers. 6-9 p.m. Tutto's Mare, 2525 SW Third Ave., Miami. Free to attend. Details: (305) 579-9030 or www.brazilchamber.org.