Today: Hong Kong Securities Institute luncheon briefing: 'Global recovery gains pace'. Wing On Centre. French Pavilion - Eco Expo Asia (until October 31). AsiaWorld-Expo. Tomorrow: British Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'Smart selling tips for small businesses'. British Consulate-General. American Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'Managing manufacturing companies through the downturn and preparing for recovery'. Renaissance Harbour View Hotel. Hong Kong Securities Institute luncheon: 'Equity trading over the credit crunch'. Wing On Centre. Monday, November 2: Joint business community luncheon with Chief Executive Donald Tsang. Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. American Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'The shipping industry's road ahead'. Bank of America Tower.