COCKTAILS TO CLOSINGS
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts "Cocktails to Closings: The Premiere Commercial Real Estate Event in Miami," a series of networking receptions throughout key real estate markets in Greater Miami. Showcased are commercial properties—allowing real estate and related-industry professionals the opportunity to network and make deals. 5:30 p.m. registration. 6-8 p.m. networking reception. Wells Fargo Center, 333 SE Second Ave., 34th floor, Miami. $25 members. $45 others. $60 on site. Details: (305) 577-5464 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce presents its monthly lunch networking program "Business Builders." 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon-1:30 p.m. lunch/networking program. City Hall, The Restaurant, 2004 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $30 members. $40 others. Details: (305) 673-4440 or email@example.com or www.gogaymiami.com.
The Rotary Club of Miami hears the Orange Bowl Committee discussing "All Access Look at the Orange Bowl." 12:15 p.m. Hard Rock Cafe at Bayside Marketplace, 401 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $25. Details: (305) 443-5787 or www.miamirotary.org.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce's banking and finance committee hosts "Grow Your Market With Global Working Capital," discussing finance for overseas sales. 8 a.m. registration and breakfast. 8:30-10 a.m. program. Florida Blue, 8400 NW 33rd St., Doral. $25 members. $35 others. $40 on-site. Details: (305) 577-5438 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
WorldCity's monthly global connections event features Manny Medina, sharing his vision and plans for the creation of the Technology Conference of the Americas, an annual IT-focused event. 8-9:30 a.m. Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. Free for Global Connections members. $50 students and OWIT members. $75 others. Details: (305) 441-2244 or email@example.com or www.worldcityweb.com.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce's "Foreign-Trade Zones: What's In It for You?" panel discusses the Alternative Site Framework (ASF) for foreign-trade zones (FTZ) recently implemented in Miami-Dade County. 11:30 a.m. registration and luncheon. Noon program. Florida Blue, 8400 NW 33rd St., Doral. $40 by Oct. 25. $50 after Oct. 25. Details: www.miamichamber.com.
The Business Referral Group hosts a luncheon networking event featuring Dr. David Goodrich, certified chiropractic sports physician speaking about spinal exercises that boost brain and nervous system function. Noon. Ana Capri Restaurant, 2530 Ponce De Leon, Coral Gables. Free for first-time attendees. Details: (305) 525-6742 or (786) 268-2779 or www.businessreferralgroup.org.
LUNCH & LEARN
"Lunch & Learn" panel discusses emergent literacy in early childhood for parents. Featured speaker and early childhood director of the Gordon Schools of Beth David Congregation, Sandra Huzenman speaks about the beginning phase of literacy development between birth and when children read and write conventionally. Noon. Kluger, Kaplan, Silverman, Katzen & Levine, 201 S Biscayne Blvd., 17th floor, Miami. Free. RSVP required. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.bethdavidmiami.org.