Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on May 23, 2013
LENDING GOES SOCIAL
Ashoka and Pipeline Brickell present "Puddle: Lending Goes Social," a social banking platform aiming to revolutionize the banking industry through technology and innovation. The platform facilitates the creation of a credit line by obtaining the financing from a pool of trusted friends on Facebook and allows participants to set the rules for paying back the loan. Features an expert international panel of accomplished social entrepreneurs. 5:30-6 p.m. registration. 6-8 p.m. cocktail reception. Pipeline Brickell, 1101 Brickell Ave., south tower eighth floor, Miami. Free with RSVP. Details: www.puddlemiami.eventbrite.com.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce and Chamber South host a legislative wrap-up event. 8 a.m. Becker & Poliakoff, 121 Alhambra Plaza, tenth floor, Coral Gables. $20 members. $30 others. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosts the 18th annual "Baptist Health Tour of the Gables 5K Run." 7:30 a.m. City Hall, 405 Biltmore Way, Coral Gables. $35. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosts a trustee luncheon with William D. Talbert III, president and CEO of the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau, speaking on "The State of Greater Miami’s Travel & Tourism Industry." 11:45 a.m. The Westin Colonnade Coral Gables, 180 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. $45 members. $55 others. Details: (305) 446-1657 or www.coralgableschamber.org.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts its Goals Conference 2013, a two-day planning retreat aimed to develop successful community programming and goals; workshops focusing on industry development, and more. 7 a.m.-7:30 p.m. May 30. 7 a.m.-2:15 p.m. May 31. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, treetop ballroom, Watson Island. $275-$500. Sponsorships available. Details: (305) 350-7700 or email@example.com or www.miamichamber.com.
Hinshaw & Culbertson and Ver Ploeg & Lumpkin host seminar "Hot Topics in Florida Insurance Coverage," featuring panels "Florida Bad Faith: The Latest Strategies Being Used to Prosecute Bad Faith Claims" and "Proving Covered Damages: Litigating Construction Defect Cases Following Pozzi Windows and Auchter." 11 a.m.-1 p.m. including lunch. Hinshaw & Culberson, 2525 Ponce de Leon Blvd, fourth floor, Coral Gables. $20 ABA section of litigation members. $80 others. Details: (312) 988-6714 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.americanbar.org/groups/litigation/events’cle.html.